PlasticPlasticIs it a wonder material, or is it….Is it a wonder material, or is it….EVIL!EVIL!
Even though plastics are only about 100Even though plastics are only about 100years old, today we find themyears old, today we find themeverywhere. What are some of theeverywhere. What are some of theproducts we find plastic in?products we find plastic in?
What is plastic made from?What is plastic made from?
Molecules from the oil are arrangedMolecules from the oil are arrangedinto chains, called POLYMERSinto chains, called POLYMERS How the polymers areHow the polymers arecombined depends oncombined depends onwhat type of plastic iswhat type of plastic ismademade Because theBecause thepolymers are differentpolymers are differentfor different plastics,for different plastics,we must sort them inwe must sort them inorder to recycle them.order to recycle them.