TETRAPAK (MILK & JUICE CARTONS)
Tetrapaks are made from paperboard that is glued to plastic and foil layers to give it its water-resistance qualities.
Did you know?
Mpact Recycling opened a plant at the Springs Paper Mill in Johannesburg that can recycle tetrapaks. The plant can recycle 24 000 tonnes of used liquid packaging cartons per year, although the plant is not yet running at full capacity. At full capacity, the 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.
How to recycle?
Empty the contents
Flatten the container
Toss it in the recycling bag