TAKING ACTION: Writing and Calling Companies About Their Products and Packaging

I decided to try to frequently write, email or call companies to ask them to please use as close as possible to 100% post consumer waste in creating their products and packaging.   We at Project PUT pick up products and packaging that people have carelessly littered, creating unsightly pollution. We feel that products and packaging should be made from post consumer waste, that they should be recyclable or biodegrade. Additionally, all packaging should be marked to encourage people to recycle and never, ever litter..

PS:  Please, please do not purchase products that contain plastic microbeads.

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DOCUMENTATION OF ACTION

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10/5/2017
Fresh Gourmet Product Packaging
https://projectput.wordpress.com/2017/10/05/fresh-gourmet-product-packaging/

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9/26/2017
Asking Best Pet Products, Inc.: Shouldn’t dog poop bags be made of post consumer waste?
https://projectput.wordpress.com/2017/09/26/shouldnt-dog-poop-bags-be-made-of-post-consumer-waste-i-asked-the-seller/

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9/8/2017
Asking OXO company to manufacture their products using post consumer waste
https://projectput.wordpress.com/2017/09/08/asking-oxo-company-to-manufacture-their-products-using-post-consumer-waste/

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8/7/2017
Comment to Safeway: Please offer biodegradable bags and make it easier to bring reusable grocery bags from home
https://projectput.wordpress.com/2017/08/07/comment-to-safeway-please-offer-biodegradable-bags-and-make-it-easier-to-bring-reusable-grocery-bags-from-home/

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7/21/2017
Asking JR Watkins company for product refills and post consumer/recycled packaging
https://projectput.wordpress.com/2017/07/21/asking-jr-watkins-company-for-product-refills-and-post-consumerrecycled-packaging/

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6/21/2017
I wrote Starbucks hoping they will help reduce the wasted (and toxicity of the waste) produced by their stores:
https://projectput.wordpress.com/2017/06/22/a-note-to-starbucks/

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6/1/2017
I wrote Jeff Bezos of Amazon to please be a world leader in sustainable packaging that is made of post consumer waste and that is labeleld in a way to encourage customers to reduce, reuse, and recycle
https://projectput.wordpress.com/2017/06/01/a-note-to-jeff-bezos-at-amazon/

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4/20/2017
I wrote Crest toothpaste about the materials used to make their tubes
https://projectput.wordpress.com/2017/04/20/writing-crest-toothpaste-about-the-materials-they-use-to-make-their-tubes/

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4/14/2017
I wrote Campbell Soup Company
https://projectput.wordpress.com/2017/04/14/today-i-wrote-campbell-soup-too/

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4/14/2014
I wrote Ocean Spray Company
https://projectput.wordpress.com/2017/04/14/today-i-wrote-ocean-spray-asking-them-about-sustainable-farming-and-why-pesticides-are-preferable-to-health/

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3/23/2017
Today I wrote an email to Coca-Cola company
https://projectput.wordpress.com/2017/03/24/3232017-emailed-coca-cola-company-about-their-packaging/

 

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Related Sites

Project PUT: Pick Up Trash on Facebook:
https://www.facebook.com/ProjectPUT/
@ProjectPUT

Project PUT: Pick Up Trash on Pinterest:
https://www.pinterest.com/singbooksemily/project-put-pick-up-trash/

Project PUT: Pick Up Trash Blog:
https://projectput.wordpress.com/

Project PUT: Pick Up Trash Online:
ProjectPUT.org

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Related Posts

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TAKING ACTION: Writing and Calling Companies About Their Packaging
https://projectput.wordpress.com/2017/03/24/writing-and-calling-companies-about-their-packaging/

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PROJECT PUT PROGRESS AND PERFORMANCE
https://projectput.wordpress.com/put-achievements/

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