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Some of the largest manufacturers are going green with the milkman model

05 February 2019

Glass jar lying open on a white table. The red lid is sitting next to the jar.

Large manufacturers will use reusable packing that consumers can leave out on the porch to be picked up, washed, and refilled. Products like Pantene shampoo will be delivered in a lightweight, aluminium pump container and Crest mouthwash will be packaged in a glass bottle.


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Keywords: packaging, sustainable, materials, characteristics of technology

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