Is littering really about laziness? Or should we take a look at the role packaging manufacturers have in designing products that pollute.

Submitted by Sandra on Fri, 04/28/2017 - 13:10

Environment Minister Nick Smith recently announced public funding for yet another packaging-waste scheme (the ‘Do the Right Thing’ initiative), so it is timely that we cast our eyes back over the history of litter.
View this article by the NZPSC on how littering has been used by the packaging industry to deflect responsibility onto 'litterbugs' when the problem is really packaging design.

http://www.wasteminz.org.nz/wp-content/uploads/2017/04/e-Revolve-May-2017.pdf page 20