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Dannon Yogurt'S New, Unethical Packaging

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Dannon's plastic containers not only are not biodegradable, but now the company has added insult to injury. The new, rectangular shape for 6-ounce Light & Fit, used for some flavors in individual servings and the 4-packs, can't be stacked as can the round cups. This assures that the containers will not only remain intact in landfills forever, but they will take up far greater space than the round ones.

- Submitted by SYLPHINPROGRESS 4/23/2011 in Product Reviews | 8 Comments
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LIGIRLATHEART 4/28/2011 1:16:00 PM

    Check out www.terracycle.net to recycle yogurt cups and other household items otherwise not recyclable....

TREVUG 4/23/2011 7:15:00 PM

    I'm not sure about Dannon, but some have also switched to #6 plastic. Just when I found out how to recycle #5 plastics. I just started making my own yogurt. It is not hard to do and the containers can be reused over and over.
MARLENE160 4/25/2011 9:14:00 AM

    Thanks for sharing this info.
LINDATHOME 6/2/2011 9:55:00 PM

    we're able to recycle them in our area - I don't know of any yogurt container that is biodegradable
PICKIE98 5/4/2011 5:43:00 PM

    They do it for THEIR Convenience and shareholders,, NOT consumers,, show them with your wallet, and call that WATTS number and tell them why you are now spending at another company!
NIGHTFLYER 5/3/2011 11:36:00 AM

    Thanks for the info. It's hard to believe companies still operate with those ethics, but they do.
TWINKIEQUEEN 4/26/2011 10:50:00 AM

    good for you, sylph,..people need to be aware of bad practices; it is only with enough negative feedback from consumers will producers make changes...yea, sylph!!!
JOAN_HEO 4/25/2011 10:21:00 AM

    I can stack the rectangular containers. It's not easy but it's do-able with a little nudging.

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