Fri, 17 Feb 2012 7:00p.m.
Late last year Fonterra announced they would resurrect a programme last seen four decades ago - milk in schools.
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18/02/2012 12:57:23 p.m.
Its not free. (It will be subsidised by the tax payer aka Corporate Welfare)
18/02/2012 11:26:16 a.m.
Kathy Reilly wrote:
The programme didn't detail the comprehensive recycling scheme which is an in-built component of the milk in schools programme.
17/02/2012 11:14:19 p.m.
Bryan Pulham wrote:
Would it have been too much for Fonterra to consider the environmental impact of giving away milk in tetra-paks. In the distant past, the "milk in schools" scheme handed out milk in recyclable glass bottles. The new scheme looks destined to encourage, in children at an impressionable age, an acceptance of produce that is unnecessarily packaged in throw-away containers. It is also likely to create a dilemma for school staff and management that, on one hand, may not wish to appear ungrateful but, on the other hand, might prefer to instil a recycling ethic in their pupils and instead have to deal with a colossal amount of waste.
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