A malleable material composed of synthetic or organic compounds. Most plastics are derived from petrochemicals, and while used extensively in food packaging, have become increasingly scrutinized due to environmental and human health impacts.
Each year, there is a staggering 8 million tons of plastic finding its way into our oceans. Among these are the plastic straws that are used daily. The United States alone uses and discards about 500 million plastic straws each day, and this impacts our Earth in a huge way.
Most plastics are made from crude oil and are not... Read more