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Is glass safer than plastic?
Last Updated: 3rd March, 2020
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Keeping this in consideration, is using glass better than plastic?
The transportation of glass bottles requiressignificantly more energy than their lightweightcounterparts. Glass is fragile, too, so shippers can't packglass containers into a truck as tightly as aluminum andplastic containers.
Also, why You Should Use glass instead of plastic? Glass is cleaner and safer to use thanplastics. Glass in non-porous, meaning it does notabsorb dyes, germs, or bacteria. Making it safer to use timeand again.
In this way, what is stronger glass or plastic?
Weight and Durability Additional materials makes for a greater environmentalimpact. Because glass is more fragile than plastic,statistically, there will be more loss during transport (and ingeneral) leading to decreased profits. Plastic is muchlighter and more durable than glass. This makes it cheaperto transport.
Is glass more environmentally friendly?
Many people would say that glass packaging ismore environmentally friendly than plastic becauseglass is a more natural substance and requires lessenergy to manufacture and recycle.