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to wish milk was sold in naicer containers?

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ChaosTrulyReigns Tue 30-Aug-11 21:27:35

I really don't want to go down the Hyacinth route of having a tasteful milk jug, and decanting from into there and then pouring out of that fark that for a game of PohhSticks.

But, I think there's a massive gap in to market for a more aethestically pleasing receptable for milk, rather than getting out some fugly petrol container from the fridge when I'm pouring milk.

AIBU to think there's potential here?

smalltownshame Tue 30-Aug-11 21:29:58

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Tee2072 Tue 30-Aug-11 21:31:23

Well, then it would no longer be so cheap. You'd pay extra for the container.

I'd rather an ugly container and cheap milk, the way my son and husband drink it!

::Tee still wondering if she can make a cow comfortable on a city centre balcony::

Itsjustafleshwound Tue 30-Aug-11 21:32:28

Order the milk from the milk man - naice glass bottles

AgentZigzag Tue 30-Aug-11 21:32:38

I'd rather the plastic containers any day over the horrendousness that was the milk carton.

osd Tue 30-Aug-11 21:33:16

Id like it to be in a glass bottle and the milk to be sold on tap in the supermarket, the glass bottles could still come in the usual pint sizes, I can't recycle the milk cartons and we go through 6 pints a day so it annoys me.

osd Tue 30-Aug-11 21:34:58

Oh and I am too rural for a milk man and we get snowed in. And I still don't know if you can freeze milk, I have been told the plastic cartons explode, that's another reason to hate the cartons of plastic.

AgentZigzag Tue 30-Aug-11 21:35:09

I think this illustrates my point very well.

ThePathanKhansWoman Tue 30-Aug-11 21:36:24

Yes! big glass ones like what TopCat had grin.

Wigeon Tue 30-Aug-11 21:37:10

osd - you can definitely freeze milk in plastic bottles - I often do it and so far, no explosions. grin

Tee2072 Tue 30-Aug-11 21:37:26

The office where I used to work orders milk from the milkman. It comes in the same plastic jugs you get at Tesco.

pookamoo Tue 30-Aug-11 21:40:41

Our milkman brings the glass bottles. If you use 6 pints a day like osd you would need a massive fridge! grin

People do go "awwww" when they come to visit and they see them, though.

Ineedacleaneriamalazyslattern Tue 30-Aug-11 21:47:08

I have never seen milk bags just googled and I want one now.

fluffywhitekittens Tue 30-Aug-11 21:48:32

Well you could be in luck. The lovely Liz Jones is now setting up a scheme to sell posh, cruelty free milk to Selfridges. So I'm sure there'll be no plebby, plastic containers for her.

JjandtheBeanlovesUnicorns Tue 30-Aug-11 21:51:05

Sainsburys do jug its. Much naicer, and less packaging yadayadayada smile

Popbiscuit Tue 30-Aug-11 21:51:21

OH NO. To those of you who think that milk bags are a good idea, imagine one with a leak. Lying on it's side in your fridge and the clean up job that would entail. We only have milk bags where I live (ok there are cartons but those are no good for a family of five). I dream of milkmen and glass bottles and those little foil tops. Sigh.

januaryjojo Tue 30-Aug-11 22:10:41

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skinnymuffin Tue 30-Aug-11 22:23:50

Cruelty free milk? What's that then fluffy? <curious>

I buy milk in a 4 pint plastic thingy (cheaper) then decant it in two halves into a glass jug (fits in my tiny kitchen fridge door, looks naice).

Do I win?

randomness Tue 30-Aug-11 22:23:53

My milkman thinks I'm bonkers for getting milk in glass bottles because they're loads more expensive than in plastic.

I don't care because we don't drink a massive amount of milk and I love the thought of just washing them out and sending them back to get used all over again freakish treehugger that I am

ChaosTrulyReigns Wed 31-Aug-11 14:12:23

I think the glass ones have quite a retro (thus acceptable) vibe going on.

I have plastics delivered by my mlikman.


I wish it could be devilered in something like this.

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