How long should you keep plastic cups?

Answer On One Hand: Think of the EnvironmentAccording to the owners of, a site that sells eco-friendly products, you should reuse plastic cups. That is because it can take up to 50 years for ... Read More »

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How do you get the burnt plastic smell out of dishes and cups that ran in the same cycle as a plastic spoon that melted in the dishwasher?

Answer You could try soaking them for a while in baking soda and warm water. Good luck!

Are plastic cups microwavable?

Yes, generally speaking, plastic cups are microwavable. But you should always check the item's packaging label to make sure the manufacturer states that it's okay to microwave it and follow any ins... Read More »

Who invented plastic cups?

In July 1960, a patent was filed for a thin-walled plastic container, but it was not specifically called a plastic cup. Two years later, in April 1964, a company called Price was granted a U.S. pat... Read More »

Are plastic cups unhealthy?

On One Hand: Studies Show Signs of BPA.Some plastic containers, such as those made of polycarbonate, have been found to leech a chemical known as "Bisphenol A" (BPA) when heated. One expert of the ... Read More »