Poll: Should NP offer new tough plastic baggies for refill products or for all products?

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Nutraplanet To Use New Tough Plastic Baggies For Products / Refills

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  1. Nutraplanet To Use New Tough Plastic Baggies For Products / Refills


    This may seem like a small request but to be honest can have far reaching benefits.

    1. Saving money for NP
    2. Saving money for shipping
    3. Saving Gas for trucks etc to ship it
    4. Less recycle waste etc
    5. Other um stuff


  2. Whatever will get me more free samples I would vote for that

  3. I love that TP gives you the option, can you imagine how many 5lb protein containers are tossed each day just by people on this board? I just get my protein in a bag and refill the containers.
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    Quote Originally Posted by neoborn View Post
    This may seem like a small request but to be honest can have far reaching benefits.

    1. Saving money for NP
    2. Saving money for shipping
    3. Saving Gas for trucks etc to ship it
    4. Less recycle waste etc
    5. Other um stuff
    Do you have data to support any of these?

    1. What is the cost of the tubs vs the baggies
    2. What is the weight of the tubs vs the baggies
    3. Item 2 will dictate shipping cost
    4. Item 2 would dictate fuel cost (and contribute to shipping cost)
    5. I believe both tubs and baggies are recycle materials.

    6. That's not a carbon footprint in my pants, I'm just happy to see you
    Look at all these little kids takin' care of the music biz don't their bus'ness take good care of me...

  5. Quote Originally Posted by p5sky View Post
    I love that TP gives you the option, can you imagine how many 5lb protein containers are tossed each day just by people on this board? I just get my protein in a bag and refill the containers.

    Me too, hey were living green what can we say

  6. i voted "No I'm a complete douche who doesn't give a flying f*ck"

  7. As long as whatever is used is recyclable, I'm cool.

  8. I've been thinking about doing this eventually for DCP through Nutra, if we can get the *&&* caps or tabs finished.

    Savings wont be HUGE, but a coupla bucks.
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  9. Quote Originally Posted by Iron Lungz View Post
    As long as whatever is used is recyclable, I'm cool.
    x2.

  10. I've got so many empty sup containers its not funny. I like the option to get them in baggies. All The Whey gives you the option, then I use that baggie to pack my lunch in for work.

  11. I wouldn't mind saving money on certain things like FISH OIL caps, and the new 1000 count tub looks NICE, but I'd prefer to just refill that and not have tubs everywhere..and perhaps things like CLA, stuff in extra large bulk. I don't mind the Green Tea caps in the bottles and others...

  12. Quote Originally Posted by dsade View Post
    I've been thinking about doing this eventually for DCP through Nutra, if we can get the *&&* caps or tabs finished.

    Savings wont be HUGE, but a coupla bucks.
    We did it this way when we first started using tubs and the cost difference was something like two or three dollars depending on the amount/size of the product (FWIR).

    I'm cheap and have tons of containers from protein and bulk powders. I will definitely buy my stuff in baggies if it will save a couple of bucks! I cap a lot of my own stuff and put it in old supp bottles as it is.
    RcB Since 09-06-2011 20:55 EST, Post 49

  13. Until NP does something that pisses me off they can keep doing what they are doing.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Big BAMA View Post
    Until NP does something that pisses me off they can keep doing what they are doing.
    That popcorn packing doesn't piss you off?
    Look at all these little kids takin' care of the music biz don't their bus'ness take good care of me...

  15. Quote Originally Posted by B5150 View Post
    That popcorn packing doesn't piss you off?
    Only when they skimp on the butterz.
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    A moment on the lips...forever on the hips
    Look at all these little kids takin' care of the music biz don't their bus'ness take good care of me...

  17. Quote Originally Posted by B5150 View Post
    That popcorn packing doesn't piss you off?
    that pisses me off!
    why can't they put that in a baggy?
    everytime i open my supplement cupboard, styrofoam popcorn goes everywhere.

  18. Quote Originally Posted by Hank Vangut View Post
    i voted "No I'm a complete douche who doesn't give a flying f*ck"
    ^^ x2

  19. Quote Originally Posted by Iron Lungz View Post
    As long as whatever is used is recyclable, I'm cool.

    Ditto. I can't stand the styrofoam popcorn it flys away everywhere and sticks to you and in the box, such a waste, just stuff some carboard paper or old newspaper in there.

  20. As long as stuff doesn't get crushed I don't see why it would be a problem. I've had several bagged products crushed during delivery, though (not from NP). Makes for a very upsetting customer.

  21. Quote Originally Posted by Rugger View Post
    As long as stuff doesn't get crushed I don't see why it would be a problem. I've had several bagged products crushed during delivery, though (not from NP). Makes for a very upsetting customer.
    Agreed...last time I ordered Bag 'o Glass from Mainway, inc. it came all crushed up to the point of powder and useless to hand out to kids.
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  22. Quote Originally Posted by Hank Vangut View Post
    i voted "No I'm a complete douche who doesn't give a flying f*ck"
    x2.......we're such douches!

    :chick:

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  23. Quote Originally Posted by Trauma1 View Post
    x2.......we're such douches!

    :chick:
    and we don't give a flying f*ck.

    it would suck to be a douche that actually cared.

  24. Quote Originally Posted by Hank Vangut View Post

    it would suck to be a douche that actually cared.
    But would you care to suck on a douche?
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  25. Quote Originally Posted by dsade View Post
    But would you care to suck on a douche?
    hahaha gross. Negged!

  26. Quote Originally Posted by dsade View Post
    But would you care to suck on a douche?
    neo should have made that an option.
    i bet most of the guys would have voted for it.

  27. Quote Originally Posted by Royd The Noyd View Post
    hahaha gross. Negged!
    nice try ryod......acting like you don't suck on douches.

  28. From the standpoint of someone who works ballz deep in the recycling industry, I'm going to have to vote for using plastic containers instead of bags. Film plastic is often more difficult to recycle simply because the outlets for it are far less common than those for #1 PETE and #2 HDPE containers. In the American waste stream, #1 and #2 plastics are the most commonly discarded plastics from homes and many businesses, simply because of the amount of drink containers that we use all of the time.

    As much as I love li'l plastic coke baggies to give samples out to friends and family - especially when I show 'em my scale and capper - I still prefer to use and reuse the bottles and tubs. When I'm done, I just take 'em into work to recycle them, adding to our yearly tonnage, resulting in a better performance grant from the PA DEP, and ultimately helping me to keep my job.

    Plastic tubs = Tim's paycheck

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  29. Quote Originally Posted by Hank Vangut View Post
    nice try ryod......acting like you don't suck on douches.

  30. Quote Originally Posted by Royd The Noyd View Post
    hahaha gross. Negged!
    What's this royd, you don't like a good douche?

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  31. Quote Originally Posted by Trauma1 View Post
    What's this royd, you don't like a good douche?
    maybe he needs a good douche? ew.
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  32. i would have voted "Baggies are for my drugzors.. yah man"

    but i realized i'm completly out of drugzors.

  33. Quote Originally Posted by Hank Vangut View Post
    i would have voted "Baggies are for my drugzors.. yah man"

    but i realized i'm completly out of drugzors.
    You could say you have baggies of the clear...zors.
    "I am legally blind and if I can Squat,deadlift and over all get myself to the gym then anyone can get their a$$ in gear and get strong!!" - malleus25
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  34. Quote Originally Posted by SilentBob187 View Post
    You could say you have baggies of the clear...zors.
    Yeah, but that would just be ghey...zors.

  35. Quote Originally Posted by Iron Lungz View Post
    Yeah, but that would just be ghey...zors.
    Your avi would make teh ghey str8zor.
    "I am legally blind and if I can Squat,deadlift and over all get myself to the gym then anyone can get their a$$ in gear and get strong!!" - malleus25
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  36. Dime bag? Where?

    I hear it's all about the QP!

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  37. Quote Originally Posted by SilentBob187 View Post
    Your avi would make teh ghey str8zor.
    It's the chick from 24. Damn she's so fukkin' hot!

  38. Quote Originally Posted by Iron Lungz View Post
    It's the chick from 24. Damn she's so fukkin' hot!
    Yes she is.......speaking of.......Christina A. is back peeps!!

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  39. Quote Originally Posted by Trauma1 View Post
    Yes she is.......speaking of.......Christina A. is back peeps!!
    I love ballons! Especially the flesh colored ones.

  40. Quote Originally Posted by Iron Lungz View Post
    I love ballons! Especially the flesh colored ones.
    Ballons!!!.......Yaaaaaaayyyyy yyyy!!

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