|easily ripped in 15 seconds! Whoo hoo|
"Beginning in 2011, the Company will eliminate all wire ties from its packaging. In addition, for 2011 the Company has set a goal that at least 75 percent of its paper packaging will be derived from recycled material or sources that practice sustainable forest management."
I've noticed over the past few months that the new 2010 line of blasters (and any of the older blasters with updated packaging) have done away with the traditional metal/plastic twist ties and replaced them with paper string; much to the relief of parents everywhere (when you get a new toy, you wanna play with it NOW, not wait for 10 minutes untying all that crap!!)
On opening my new Sonic Series Vulcan and Recon, I've noticed Nerf have gone one step further and done away with ties all together- it's now just cardboard holding the blaster in place. Niiice! And it's not even 2011 yet!
Hasbro Sets New Environmental Sustainability Goals via the official Hasbro website