TETRAPAK (MILK & JUICE CARTONS)

Recycled

Description

Milk Cartons (Tetrapak) and are made from a paper board that is glued to a plastic/foil layer to give it its water-resistance qualities.

 

Mpact Recycling opened a plant at the Springs Paper Mill in Johannesburg that can recycle tetrapaks. "This plant has the capacity to recycle 24 000 tonnes of used liquid packaging cartons per year, however, the plant is not yet running at full capacity. At full capacity, this plant can save 65 240m3 of landfill space per year, which equates to saving approximately 11 400 tonnes of carbon emissions."

 

What is it recycled into?

A wide range of paper and cardboard products are made from paper fibre.

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