So what does recyclable mean? What goes on in cases where a milk carton is not recycled?

So what does recyclable mean? What goes on in cases where a milk carton is not recycled?

Recyclable implies that the materials could be reused in other applications. Regrettably, in the event of synthetic, it may simply be down-cycled a finite amount of times (1-3) ahead of the material degrades a great deal to be of good use. At that true point it results in the landfill and may use up to 450 years+ to biodegrade, if it ever degrades at all.Continue reading