One Stop to recycle own-label milk bottles

One Stop has partnered with Veolia to recycle more than 380,000 milk bottles per year from its stores

Veolia One Stop Recycling Sustainable Packaging

Waste firm Veolia will collect own-label milk bottles from One Stop’s stores on a weekly basis, and take the containers bottles to its Dagenham Plastic Facility. There the bottles are washed, shredded and turned into pellets which can then be blown back into milk bottles.

Read more: One Stop Packmoor, Stoke-on-Trent, was recently recognised as an IAA23 Category Star for Availability.

This recycling system saves 67% of carbon emissions by replacing the need for raw materials, said Simon Futcher, commercial business development director at Veolia.

Read more: Independent retailers are to receive their milk in three new packaging formats from Freshways, as the producer makes efforts to reduce its environmental impact and plastic use.


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