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What is the best substitute for plastic?
Last Updated: 2nd March, 2020
- Stainless steel. Tough and easy to clean, stainless steeloptions for reusable food and beverage storage have multiplied inrecent years.
- Platinum silicone.
- Beeswax-coated cloth.
- Natural fiber cloth.
- Pottery and Other Ceramics.
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Thereof, what is a good substitute for plastic?
35+ Alternatives to Plastic Items in Your Home
|Common Plastics Used:||Alternatives to Plastic:|
|Dustpan||Sweep out the door or use a stainless steel dustpan|
|Food storage||Glass and/or stainless steel containers|
|Hard hat||V-Gard GREEN Helmet (non-petroleum "plastic", made fromsugarcane)|
Additionally, what will replace single use plastics? Tuesday's announcement referencessingle-use items — plastic bags, straws,cutlery, plates, stir sticks, takeout packaging, cups, andcigarette butts — the government argues can bereplaced without disrupting day-to-day life.
Thereof, what can be used instead of plastic cups?
Good for stronger containers or stemmed glasses.These plastics are recycled into new plasticcontainers, fleece, reusable plastic bags, etc.Plastic wraps, plastic jars, shower curtains, vinylbanners. Most '5p' supermarket bags, plastic wraps, frozenfood bags, bread bags, 6-pack rings, squeezablebottles.
How can we replace plastic with eco friendly things?
Here's a bunch of things you can use to make the switchfrom 'devoted plastic user' to 'the hero the environmentneeded'!
- Bamboo Toothbrushes.
- Stainless Steel/Glass Water Bottles.
- Eco-friendly Coffee Tumblers.
- Cloth Pads or Menstrual Cups.
- Cloth Diapers.
- Reusable Shopping Bags.
- Compostable Garbage Bags.
- Eco-Friendly Cutlery.