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Why the milk I buy comes in plastic bags.

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22 hours ago, Darienne said:

This wiggly, jiggly aspect of the bag is not a problem.  The bag sits inside a container and you just snip off one corner of the bag to use it.  

That certainly works but after you click off a corner of the container you have no way to reseal it. After I had it seems like the milk would go bad faster and pick up other odors.


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11 hours ago, MSRadell said:

That certainly works but after you click off a corner of the container you have no way to reseal it. After I had it seems like the milk would go bad faster and pick up other odors.

 

It's a very small cutting, just enough to let a stream of milk out. Obviously the size of the cut corner determines the flow. I've had no problems with spoilage or odor.

I also buy "pure filtered milk" which lasts considerably longer - I bought 4 litres of milk on Jan 2 with an expiry date of Jan 29 - the brand was Lactantia.

 

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1 hour ago, weinoo said:

What about glass bottles/jars, which are returned to the store when you buy more milk, and are then sterilized and refilled.

Labour intensive. Wise but hardly economical.  


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19 hours ago, Shelby said:

I have the flu something fierce so I'm not firing on all cylinders.  Forgive if a dumb question.

 

Does the milk container (not the bag) have a lid?

I'm sorry to read that you have the flu.  You need to stay in bed with Hannibal and the good doctor.  As for the milk container, you can buy them without a lid or with a lid that slides on.

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1 hour ago, JoNorvelleWalker said:

I occasionally purchase milk in glass refillable bottles.  Jeff will deliver them to my door.

 

 

Does Jeff also take them back to be refilled?

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31 minutes ago, blue_dolphin said:

 

Does Jeff also take them back to be refilled?

 

That, my dear, is the problem.

 

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The solution is to wait until some kind soul (most recently my son) will take me to a store that accepts the empty bottles for refund.

 

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