Fruit juices

Click which letter applies to find out your score. The juice I bought was:

A. Canned frozen concentrate.
B. In a glass bottle.
C. In a plastic jug.
D. In a tin can.
E. In "aseptic" juice boxes.
F. Still in the fruit -- we squeeze our own.









A. You save packaging by buying a concentrate. Give yourself an "A" if the can is recyclable at your local center. Give yourself a "B" if the can is not recyclable locally, or if you don't know whether it is. Go back to top or find out about possible Bonus Points.

















B. Glass is highly recyclable. Give yourself a "B" if the bottle is accepted at your local recycling center. Give yourself a C if it's not or if you don't know whether it is. Go back to top or find out about possible Bonus Points.

















C. Plastic is marginally recyclable. It often pollutes while it's being made, and after it's thrown away! Give yourself a "C" if the plastic is a type accepted at your local recycling center, a "D" if it's not or if you don't know whether it is. Go back to top or find out about possible Bonus Points.

















D. Give yourself a "C" if tin cans are accepted at your local recycling center, a "D" if they're not or if you don't know whether they are. Go back to top or find out about possible Bonus Points.

















E. Give yourself a "D". These non-refrigerated packages are made from mixed materials that can't be recycled. You bought trash with your juice! Go back to top or find out about possible Bonus Points.

















F. Way to go! Give yourself an A+ for using only Mother Nature's nifty recyclable packages! Go back to top or find out about possible Bonus Points.

















Bonus Points: Add a plus to your grade if you purchased the largest size container. Leave your score alone if you purchased the medium size. Add a minus if you purchased the small size. Reduce your grade by one letter if you bought the individual serving size.
Tip: For individual servings you can take with you, pour juice into thermos bottles.
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