No 3 for Me: The Good, Bad, and Ugly of Plastics

plastic_numbers.JPGThe relative enviro merits of plastics are a tricky topic. We still check the Reactual pyramid when a manufacturer tries to get away with calling a plastic environmentally friendly. One thing is certain: PVC is bad news. Now Umbra at Grist has taken a closer look at readily available consumer plastics—all those ones with the little numbers in the recycle symbols. To varying degrees, most of the numbers are ok, with the exception of 3: PVC and vinyl. Check out the full article at ::Grist [by KK]

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