Surprising Things Made From Plastic

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Plastic is changing the world around you every day. From laundry carts to plastic lockers and plastic pallets, it’s hard to believe just how many every day things are made of plastic.
In fact, some things you don’t see every day might just be made out of plastic. If you want to learn more about the world of plastic, keep reading.
Supermarket Carts
That’s right! More and more supermarkets are making their carts out of plastic instead of metal. No more struggling with cold hands and bruised groceries, because plastic offers a much sturdier, and lightweight option for your shopping experience.
Winter Coats
Believe it or not, a lot of winter products are made out of plastic. Winter jackets and snow pants, for example, are two of the most common products made with plastic. the plastic bases are often used to waterproof and insulate these articles of winter clothing.
Outdoor Decking
That’s right! Those wooden beams you’ve been standing on all summer long might not actually be wood. There are actually ways to make plastic look and feel like real wood. While it might seem like a way to make cheaper decks, it’s actually better for your home because plastic has more water-resistant qualities than wood.
The very clothing on your body right now might have plastic in it. Fabrics such as polyester, spandex, and nylon are all derived from plastics that make them more durable and water resistant, not to mention stretchy!
In more recent events, there’s a company that uses custom plastic containers to create fibers and weave them into shoes. The process involves purchasing old containers from recycling centers and then putting them through a process that turns them into fibers. After that, and automated knitting machine creates the shoes entirely out of that plastic! Talk about sustainable accessories.
Whether it’s a simple repurposing of an old laundry cart or a completely new item, there’s seemingly no end to the amount of ways plastic can be reused. Recycling might seem boring, but once you learn just how much plastic can make, the possibilities are endless. See this link for more references.

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