- See our rogues' gallery of products you think are overpackaged
- Reduce the amount of packaging you throw away
- Discover the impact of excess packaging on the environment
This article, Excess packaging, was last updated on 08 September 2010 and is now out of date and held in our online archive for reference. Explore our latest Home & garden articles.
What's in this guide
We asked Which? members to send us photos of products they thought are overpackaged. See our excess packaging photo gallery.
Why packaging matters and what you can do to cut down on the amount of packaging you throw away.
Commonly-asked questions and answers about food packaging
Which? and Trading Standards visited leading supermarkets to hunt down good and bad packaging practice.