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Life Cycle of a Milk Jug

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As recyclable materials come to our single-stream facility at Midwest Fiber, they enter another phase of the product life-cycle, which involves the collection of raw materials to the destruction or recycling of the final product. With some materials, like glass and aluminum, there is no limit to the number of times they can be recycled!! So, what does a product life-cycle look like? Let's trace the steps of a milk jug, and find out!



milk jug life cycle


  • Marie Saturday, 24 January 2015

    I love to see the life cycle diagram like this! I hope to see more :)

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Guest Monday, 22 July 2019


Recycling creates four jobs for every one job created in the waste management and disposal industries.

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