milk-carton.jpgDozens of schools in Massachusetts are benefitting from a milk carton recycling program that cuts down on waste disposal costs and empowers students with the knowledge that their actions can make a difference.

With the help of the Springfield Materials Recycling Facility and their newly-revised milk carton recycling policy, schools now have a teachable moment whenever they collect the cartons, and provide the valuable feedstock sought by paper mills. The fiber is then recycled into tissue, paper towels, and other paper products.

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