Cleaning of reusable packaging


Methods of cleaning and disinfecting reusable packaging to prevent or remove deposits of organic or inorganic nature of the packaging.

May refer to kegs in beer industry, bottles or other reusable packaging

Alternative labels

clean reusable packaging
tidying of reusable packaging
washing of reusable packaging
clean the reusable packaging
cleansing of reusable packaging
clearing of reusable packaging

Skill type


Skill reusability level


Relationships with occupations

Essential knowledge

Cleaning of reusable packaging is an essential knowledge of the following occupations:

Optional knowledge

Cleaning of reusable packaging is optional for these occupations. This means knowing this knowledge may be an asset for career advancement if you are in one of these occupations.

Brew house operator: Brew house operators monitor the processes of mashing, lautering and boiling of raw materials. They make sure that the brewing vessels are clean correctly and timely. They supervise the work in the brew house and operate the brew house equipment to deliver brews of good quality within the specified time.
Canning and bottling line operator: Canning and bottling line operators observe bottles and cans passing by during the production process. They stand next to conveyors belts to ensure that bottles are filled to standard levels that there are no major deviations. They discard defective bottles or cans.
Food technician: Food technicians assist food technologists in the deveolpment of processes for manufacturing foodstuffs and related products based on chemical, physical, and biological principles. They perform research and experiments on ingredients, additives and packaging. Food technicians also check product quality to ensure compliance with legislation and regulations.
Food production operator: Food production operators supply and perform one or more tasks in different stages of the food production process. They perform manufacturing operations and processes to foods and beverages, perform packaging, operate machines manually or automatically, follow predetermined procedures, and take food safety regulations on board.




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Last updated on September 20, 2022

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