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The Most Harmful Types of Plastic

July 1, 2015 Lifestyle

bottles_plastic_bottle_bottleA brief inventory of the objects you use everyday might be scary in terms of how many of them are made of plastic. You could avoid the overuse of plastic if you choose to replace plastic bottles with glass or stainless steel bottles and use only clothes made from natural fabrics, especially for children because plastic could be harmful to them. Toys could also be replaced with objects made of cotton, though many of the toys are BPA free these days.

Plastic is made from petroleum and likely to be toxic to the environment, human and animal health. But let’s find a bit more about some of the most harmful plastics that you should avoid as much as possible: polystyrene, polyvinyl chloride,  and polycarbonate.

PVC or polyvinyl chloride is probably the substance most extensively used – from ja...

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