When it comes to buying eggs at the supermarket, you're often faced with three packaging choices: paperboard, plastic or foam. The greenest choice is always going to be the paperboard/cardboard-style boxes. Here's why: These containers are made with what is known as "low-grade recycled paper." Essentially, it's a material made from low-quality, end-of-the-line recycled paper that has already been recycled five times or more. And the best part? These egg cartons are biodegradable and can be composted.
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