Recycling drink boxes and milk cartons at school | Waste Reduction Week in Canada

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Recycling drink boxes and milk cartons at school

Schools produce a lot of waste every day, especially at lunchtime. In fact, it is estimated that the average Canadian primary school produces 39,000 used milk and juice cartons each year. When schools set up a strong recycling program, it ensures that items such as food and beverage cartons are recycled correctly. This, in turn, helps to conserve natural resources, save energy, and divert more materials from landfills, all while giving these items a new life!

Learn about best practices for establishing a successful recycling program through these resources developed by the Carton Council of Canada and EcoSchools Canada.