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Don't Throw The Spoon Out With The Package!

A few weeks ago, I wrote about some really neat reusable and recyclable utensils that you can carry with you for those times you're catching lunch on the go.  I had yogurt in mind because yogurt is one popular carry-out item that ideally should not be eaten with one's hands.

But designer Cho Hye-seung has a different, even more efficient idea than carrying your own spoon - use the yogurt packaging to spoon the yogurt!

Cho Hye-seung has designed the Yogurt Spoon Package that makes absolutely perfect sense...

 

 Yogurt Spoon Package by Cho Hye-seungYogurt Spoon Package by Cho Hye-seung

 

Yogurt Spoon Package by Cho Hye-seungYogurt Spoon Package by Cho Hye-seung

 

Yogurt Spoon Package by Cho Hye-seungYogurt Spoon Package by Cho Hye-seung

 

Yogurt Spoon Package by Cho Hye-seungYogurt Spoon Package by Cho Hye-seung

 

... so much sense that it makes you wonder... Yoplait has a big sustainability project going on now; why not a dual role for its yogurt lids?

Sustainability is not just about recycling; it is also about re-using and re-purposing.  One package that performs the function of a plate or a spoon or, in the case of a larger item, even a cabinet or drawer... those are ways to continue the life of the package until it's use is exhausted and it is ready to recycle.

via Yanko Design, Yoplait: images via Yanko Design