09 Sep '11, 1pm

How to Recycle Milk and Juice Cartons - Earth911.com

How to Recycle Milk and Juice Cartons - Earth911.com

A growing number of cities including Dallas and Los Angeles are setting up recycling program for cartons used to package milk, juice, broth, soup and wine. Photo: Carton Council Find your local recycling solution for juice boxes Cartons keep your chicken broth, soy milk and orange juice fresh, but their melding of multiple materials – paper coated with plastic and aluminum – has made this product packaging traditionally difficult to recycle. But now cities across the U.S., from Los Angeles to New York, are making carton recycling more convenient for their residents by offering curbside and drop-off carton recycling programs. There are two types of cartons; the first kind, aseptic or shelf-stable cartons, is made from paper with a thin layer of polyethylene plastic and aluminum to preserve products without refrigeration. You’ll find aseptic cartons in the non-refrigerated a...

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