New nomination for the Wrongest Product Awards

The Wrongest Product Awards will go to those products (and their designers) that embody the least amount of redeeming value while incurring the use of unnecessary, often gratuitous, materials or energy.

How is this relevant to EcoOptimism, you might ask? Easy – it shows how extraneous so many products are, often in a “what-were-they-thinking” sense.

Nominations are open. Send yours to ImNotBuyinIt (at)

Previous Wrongest Product Award nominations

Sometimes the problem isn’t so much the product as the packaging.








If bananas could talk, they might be saying “I went to all this trouble to make a perfectly good biodegradable wrapper — at no charge — and this is the thanks I get?”

Fortunately, the Austrian supermarket chain selling these has been shamed into apologizing and re-clothing the bananas.

Source: Austrian Times via Gizmodo.

Previous Wrongest Product Award nominations


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