Posts Tagged "polyethylene"

Crest Toothpaste embeds plastic in our gums

Posted on Jun 25, 2014 in Health Optimization

This is polyethylene: Did you know that polyethylene is the most common plastic in the world? It is used primarily for containers and packaging, such as these bottles and plastic grocery bags, and has been a concern for the environment because polyethylene lasts practically forever and isn’t biodegradable. It only breaks down into smaller and smaller particles until you can’t see it anymore. That’s why a couple of states are trying to ban it in body scrubs and dental products.   This is also polyethylene: Well, not all of it. Most of it is toothpaste. But do you see those blue specks?...

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