LunaseeStudios / Shutterstock.com Milk & Juice Cartons Recycling Cart LunaseeStudios / Shutterstock.com There are two general types of cartons, both of which are accepted for recycling – please make sure they are empy and rinsed before recycling. gable top – the refrigerated cartons used for milk and juice aseptic – the foil-lined, shelf-stable cartons used for broth, soy milk, coconut water, etc. Did you know? We now have robots that help sort cartons, plastic bottles and other recyclables – check out this cool robot installation video! Screw-On Caps Are OK It’s OK to leave the screw-on cap on the container when you’re recycling it. Ways to Reuse Use as Floor Protectors Protect your floors when you’re moving furniture. Cut open a clean carton and place pieces under the legs of chairs, sofas, tables or dressers. Carton Craft Projects Empty cartons can be used for a lot of fun craft projects. Check out these ideas from DIY to Try.