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Ep. 20 – 7 Types of Plastics and Their Hazardous Level

Alfa explains 7 types of plastics and their hazardous level.

7 Types of Plastic and Its Hazardous Level
1. PET/PETE, Polyethylene Terephthalate
Plastic breaks down after multiple uses allowing Antimony to seep into liquids it contains.

2. HDPE, High-Density Polyethylene
Plastic grocery bags usually are not accepted
3. PVC, Polyvinyl Chloride
Causing endocrine disruption

4. LDPE, Low-Density Polyethylene
5. PP, Polypropylene

6. PS, Polystyrene
Styrene can leach from polystyrene. This can lead to nervous system damage and cancer.
7. O, Other Plastics
Leached BPA can cause endocrine disruption and reproductive toxicity

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