overpackage

verb
over·pack·age | \ ˌō-vər-ə-ˈpa-kij \
overpackaged; overpackaging

Definition of overpackage 

transitive verb

: to use an excessive amount of packaging for (something, such as a product) Take-out food restaurants and delis typically overpackage your purchase. Do you really need a full paper bag and two dozen napkins for a lone bagel? —Benjamin Jervey When you see a toy that you think is overpackaged, write the company a letter.Zillions

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