Tuesday, 31 October 2006

Give Me Convenience or Give Me Death

The Grauniad works itself up into a righteous snit over a handful of goods that have no real reason to exist in a recent article entitled Small crimes against the planet. Unexpectedly it's quite funny:
Fairtrade one cup coffee filters
The coffee may "guarantee farmers in developing countries fair terms", but the design means that you throw away a plastic filter for every single cup you make, plus two lids per box. If you don't have a more efficient way to make coffee than this, get one.

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