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Why can't people use other things beside plastic?

I am know storing food and sending lunch in silicone or glass containers.
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Kravenhead
The short answer?... Because the oil industry is determined to squeeze every last nickle's worth of oil out of the planet and their paid accomplices in Washington are helping them to do it.
I went by a road construction site the other day and saw they were replacing underground pipes with plastic ones. They looked like they were gas pipes. In a few years we'll regret that.
Plastic may not completely break down for a long time, but it loses it's elasticity and becomes brittle in a relatively short time.

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17 day(s) ago
I use a lot of glass too. I save and reuse pickle jars and the like. 99% or more of the plastic I get goes in the recycle bin.
I liked the way it was when I was a kid. Pretty much all beverages came in glass returnable bottles.
Ha! We even had a "milkman" and an "Eggman".
The milk came in glass and the eggs in cardboard.
My toys were mostly metal.
Even soda straws were paper.
Now, all that stuff is in or is plastic.

philosopher
17 day(s) ago
I have been using glass and silicone. Silicone is hard to find. Glass is in every store.

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