15 pictures that show the absolute insanity of excess packaging

It shouldn’t take a bunch of people gluing their buttocks to the House of Commons gallery to make us realise that packaging is a factor in climate change, whether that’s because it’s single-use plastic or simply unnecessary. These pictures, gathered by Bored Panda, might be entertaining, but they should also be a WTF moment.

1. This was for a candle

2. Could have been sent in an envelope (part 1)

3. Got to make it “pretty” to get that pester power engaged

4. Could have been sent in an envelope (part 2)

5. Big pharma (part 1)

6. If only apples had some kind of washable peel

7. Big pharma (part 2)

8. Oh, the irony