Monthly Archives: March 2021

  1. A Gamer's Case for Environmentally Friendly Packaging

    I believe companies should adopt more environmentally friendly packaging because some packaging is excessive and results in overflowing landfills. The amount of packaging for products can also prove to be frustrating for the person making the packaging and the person opening it.

    Imagine a consumer sending a phone through the mail or ordering one from a mega retailer like Amazon. It comes to you in a 12x12x12 box. Within the container are smaller boxes filled with Styrofoam packing peanuts and/or bubble wrap. Finally, at the bottom is the phone you invested five minutes opening and someone else wasted five minutes packing. Making it more environmentally friendly would reduce that excessive waste of materials and time. Excessive waste also adds more to said company’s carbon footprint. This leaves these companies open to bad press, government regulations and even poor work environments. Not to mention the unnecessary materials are needlessly costly on the company’s budget. Why

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  2. "Going Green" - Is This Something We Should Care About?

    Going Green – Why should more companies adopt environmentally friendly packaging? In today`s industrialized world all we care about is money. We build factories, cut down trees, and just try to maximize our profit at whatever price it takes. What a lot of people do not think about is our planet.

    We are just like parasites, pumping out all of the juices out of the place we live on. More than 10 million tons of plastic are thrown into our oceans, over 180 million tons of toxic waste are going to the same place, over 25% of our globe is covered in plastic. The scariest thing about it – some people do not care. They keep throwing away litter, buying 10 bags in a shop daily, and packs of 20 small water bottles instead of buying a big one. And I do not think we can fix it really easy; people are too stubborn.

    However, big companies, who make those types of products, might influence the situation. People would not buy plastic products if they had a better alternative. If

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