17 Jul '11, 8am

Uses for egg cartons #Green

A common household waste item is the egg carton - it's waste that in many cases doesn't need to be taking space in landfill. We're eating more eggs than ever. According to data from the United States Department Of Agriculture's Economic Research Service; back in 1909, over 2 billion dozen eggs were produced in the USA. By 2009, that had increased to 7.5 billion dozen. It's a lot of eggs and while not all are transported in the egg cartons we see in the supermarket; it would still work out to be many millions of cartons each year being discarded. What are egg cartons made of? An egg carton may be made from plastics such as Styrofoam or from recycled paper and molded pulp. One way to make your egg consumption a little more environmentally friendly is to ensure you buy eggs in paper based packaging as styrofoam is difficult to recycle. Recycling egg cartons If the eggs you bu...

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