Mixed Message Dept: CFL's in Blister Paks


It is wonderful that Home Depot Canada is giving us all of these EcoOptions; we have been taking them up on it and converting our entire house to CFL's. Except, we now have a garbage bag full of blister pak plastic, lacerated hands from trying to open them, and wonder- how much energy will be wasted taking all of that plastic to the landfill in Michigan? According to a recent post in ::ReadingToronto, 3.1 Billion tons of CO2 is generated moving our garbage. Surely Home Depot could find a supplier who would have some eco-options for this. Reducing greenhouse gas will take more than just changing our lightbulbs- we have to start thinking about how we package them and buy them as well.