I'm not the greenest kid on the block, but i've been thinking: i like plastic toys but i dont need my plastic toys to be packaged in plastic, the production of plastic is harmfull to the enviroment and oil is a costly good, the gaining of wich has been known to be a cause of armed conflict. I know we are an insignificant factor in all these things compared to say the automobile industry, but this is just something i've been thinking about. I guess toycompanies use plastic packaging in part to adverise their toys on the shelves, to show you what you get and make them look their best. A miniature shopdisplay if you will. However i think the G1 fans among us at least will agree no post F1 toyline had a packaging that quite captured the imagination and fueled the nostalgics collectorsbug as those beautifully decorated cardboard boxes with the simple seetrough window. Offcourse they had plastic clamshells inside too. My question is to those in the know: would it be more expensive for Hasbro to package their toys in for the most part cardboard boxes with a clamshell made of recycleable material? Would a toy packaged in such a way be more likely to be damaged in case of impact?