Earth 911 has an excellent article on Plastic Myths ‘Debunked Plastic Myths’ I highly recommend everyone to read the full story, because I learned alot, as the avid recycler that I am!
What’s your impression of plastic? Is it better or worse than other forms of packaging (such as glass, metal and paper), and how did you form this opinion?
There is a lot of information distributed throughout the green world about plastic, and not much of it is positive. Before you write this material out of your life, let’s evaluate a few of the common plastic statements to see how true they really are.
Foundation: In 1988, the Society of the Plastics Industry (SPI) developed a resin identification code to provide manufacturers a simple way of conveying what resin a plastic product was made from. The code was applied primarily to six different resins of plastic:
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