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Did it really take until 1990 for "Europe"/UK to switch from glass bottles of milk to cartons?

Q: Did it really take until 1990 for "Europe"/UK to switch from glass bottles of milk to cartons? No. This is all based on flawed premises. Additionally, this is nowhere about anything '...
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Did it really take until 1990 for "Europe"/UK to switch from glass bottles of milk to cartons?

Not sure how the situation in the UK should have much relevance for the rest of a whole continent without (at that time) free trade, but anyway: Both East and West Germany had milk in plastic bags ...
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Did it really take until 1990 for "Europe"/UK to switch from glass bottles of milk to cartons?

At this point, the 94% of UK milk sales in glass bottles was not sold in shops, but rather delivered via a local subscription scheme using fully recyclable containers delivered by electric vehicles. ...
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Did soldiers wear helmets in the 19th century?

Wikipedia: Military use of helmets declined after 1670, and rifled firearms ended their use by foot soldiers after 1700 but the Napoleonic era saw ornate cavalry helmets reintroduced for cuirassiers ...
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