Environmentally friendly packaging

In the context of plastic waste, the term “environmentally friendly packaged” is obviously a question of perspective. The tested product is dishwasher tabs from Austria, which are labelled with various eco-labels on the packaging and have won the first place in a product test of a major German daily newspaper.

The tabs are individually packed in a special plastic that should dissolve in the dishwasher without any residue. What (microplastics?) is not known in! The tabs are repackaged in a cardboard box. However, so that the tabs do not dissolve in advance, they are additionally packed in a normal plastic bag. Conventional tabs are usually only individually packed in plastic. So where is the environmental added value here?

You don’t even have to assume that it’s all about the advertising “plastic is nasty hype”.