What kind of plastic is used to make food storage bags?

Answer According to Cook's Illustrated, most food storage bags available at your local supermarket are made from 100 percent polyethylene. Freezer bags are slightly thicker than sandwich bags by five micr... Read More »

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How to Make Ice Cream Using Food Storage Bags?

Don't have an ice cream maker? It's possible to make ice cream without one using the basic ice cream ingredients and food storage bags. Read on to find out how.

How much oil is used to make plastic bags?

Every year about 500 billion to 1 trillion plastic bags are used all over the world for thousands of purposes. About 12 million barrels of oil are used in the making of those bags.Source:AlterNet:... Read More »

Are plastic dog food storage bins bad for bacteria?

On One Hand: The ContainerAccording to, plastics are "by nature extremely sanitary materials." The website says "bacteria thrive in warm, moist environments. Once bacteria have bee... Read More »

How many plastic bags are used each year?

Approximately 500 billion plastic bags are used each year, according to AlterNet, though the number manufactured far exceeds that figure. According to Worldwatch Institute, 4 to 5 trillion plastic ... Read More »