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Old 11-04-08, 02:54 PM   #5
groar
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I have been welcome by that giant picture today on amazon :

First I thought it will reduce packing material and cost but then I thought it could also help thief in local stores

After another look on the picture I realized that I already met these packaging on several items during last 18 months (who said greenwashing [1] ?) and that these ties are often annoying to detach

[1] but if people get conscious of these problems this may help practices to improve

Denis.
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