When plastic was first invented in 1907, little did people anticipate (or even imagine) the calamitous effect it would have on the planet over the passage of years! It was only in the 1990s that scientists noticed the alarming impact of non-biodegradable plastic on the natural ecology of the earth.
Today, even though there’s a rising awareness of the ills of plastic, most people don’t understand the difference between various grades of plastics, and the variances in potential damage levels. This ready-reckoner infographic explains the 7 types of plastics and highlights their toxicity levels.
The 7 Types of Plastics: Their Toxicity and What They are Most Commonly Used For
Infographic by – Alan’s Factory Outlet