Here is a list of posts on the site to do with how we package our Milk...
- Mossgiel has eliminated single-use plastic packaging - Single-use Plastic? No Thanks! Mossgiel is the first Dairy in the UK to completely stop using single-use plastic packaging. All milk that leaves our farm gates does so in re-usable containers. During 2017/18, over 14.7 billion litres of milk were produced in the UK (1). This is a HUGE number! This results in an astronomical ... Read more
- Re-use beats Re-cycle every single time - Re-use beats Re-cycle Reduce, Re-use, Re-cycle. In that order. Reduce beats Re-use. Re-use beats Re-cycle. There is a lot of press regarding the merits of recycling, almost to the point where it has become a bit of an article of faith for a lot of people. This is in some ways a good thing, but ... Read more
- Milk In Commercial Quantities: Re-usable Tubs - Re-usable Tubs Mossgiel Organic Milk can also be delivered to commercial premises in sizes larger than a pint bottle. Our Milk is available in 5 Litre or 21 Litre reusable plastic tubs. Once emptied, these are then rinsed out and picked up by the delivery driver to be re-sterilised and used again; just like the ... Read more
- Glass Bottles - Glass Bottles As we say on the Farm - "Glass is Class"! Glass bottles can be used again and again and again. The only energy consumed in this process is the energy required to wash and sterilise them. This is a lot less than the energy required to manufacture and deliver a plastic container. Because ... Read more