26 photos that sum up the problem with wasteful packaging

Have you ever had to unpack a single battery? Or another tiny object that's delivered in a huge box? Packaging is often excessive, and society is beginning to realize what it's doing to our planet.

Around the world people are turning their backs on plastic. but when it comes to deliveries or stores, it's up to the company in question to reduce waste. And if you want to see some shocking examples of waste packaging, just check out these photos!

1. All this for just one wallet

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2. The may be organic, but still...

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3. Amazon, why oh why?

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4. Seriously???

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5. Miles of plastic...

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6. Sponges made from recycled, biodegradable materials, then packed in plastic!

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7. At least the cat has something to play with...

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8. Inexcuseable!

© TooManyTriesForAName / reddit  

9. Surely the can is enough to protect the contents?

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10. Did they really need to be put in a plastic container?

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11. All this for a single battery

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12. We know candy is sticky, but these could have just been put in one bag

© Kevin_Elevin / reddit  

13. Because chewing gum is fragile?

© chap1stick / reddit  

14. So you can mix the flavors

© anavocadothnx / reddit  

15. Another wasteful Amazon delivery

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16. Garlic in a blister pack!

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17. Another company that needs to change its packaging policy

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18. Why?

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19. 4 small slices of watermelon

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20. Enjoy your meal!

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21. Guess which company did this...

© Little_Lorelei / reddit  

22. When you order an eye shadow set

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23. Bananas are best sold in their own skin, not plastic bags!

© jimmmUK / reddit  

24. Chopstick delivery

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25. So now biros also need individual packaging?

© Douglas_BattleDeer / reddit  

26. Carrots? Really?

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