Hot or Not? The New Milk Jug

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So, have you seen the new milk jug yet? What? You didn’t know there was a new milk jug? Indeed there is. But if you don’t shop at larger retailers like Wal-Mart and Costco you may not have seen it yet. These retailers are the first to carry milk sold in jugs that are supposed to be more environmentally friendly, as well as earth-friendly. They can be stacked better, so they take up less space, and they are cheaper and more efficient to produce and ship.

The only problem? People can’t seem to pour out of them without spilling. We’re curious – have you been using the new milk jug, and if so, what do you think? More info on the new milk jug below.

• Here’s a NY Times article with more info on the benefits and frustrations of the new milk jug: Solution, or Mess? A Milk Jug for a Green Earth

• Have you seen? Sam’s Club is offering demonstrations and tutorials on how to pour out of the new, boxy jug.

• Here’s a video at Yahoo on the new milk jug and some of the issues with it.

(Image: David Maxwell for The New York Times)