Consumer Reports Quantifies Waste Due To Stupid Packaging

Do you squeeze every last bit of toothpaste out of the tube, and remove the spout to get every last drop of detergent out of the bottle? You’re reading Consumerist, so you very well might. But sometimes extreme measures are needed to get everything out. Our sister publication Consumer Reports noticed this, and applied some mad science to see exactly how much product people are paying for, but leaving behind.

Maybe I’m just hopelessly cheap, but I find some of these cutaways amazing.

Packaging Squeeze [Consumer Reports]

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