Yes. As I understand it, ethylene is steam-cracked from the lighter components, but takes a lot of energy? This is really straining my memory banks...I think you may be confusing ethylene with ethane, however. A lot of these wells have some heavier (or 'wetter') contents like ethane and propane.
The Oracle of Delphi seemed to love the stuff (ethylene). I wonder what concentration she was subjected to? The oxide form, I know nothing about.Low levels of ethylene are supposed to be ok. Some fruit generates this gas when ripening. But repeated exposure to ethylene oxide is a serious health issue and one to be concerned about when working in the styrofoam industry.
We should go back to the good ole returnable glass bottles like they had when I was a kid. 100% recyclable. I remember riding my bike around the neighborhood, picking them up from the ground and taking them to the store for 10 cents a piece."The amount of plastic produced in a year is roughly the same as the entire weight of humanity."
This is a must fix situation. The plastic bottle blitz started in the 1990's. Now CocaCola alone produces 100 BILLION bottles a year!! They won't use recycled plastics because they think their customers won't like it. Time to make these bottlers assume cradle to grave responsibility for this blight on the planet. In the time it takes to read this thread about a million single-use plastic bottles have been produced. It's time we required these manufacturers to assume cradle to grave responsibility for their products.
FWIW (not much), I like glass much better too. I wonder if the plastic bottle craze is more a matter of shipping weight than anything. Frankly, I've not given it much thought, but I'd like to hear some thoughts from industry folks. Glass is so cheap to make, I don't get it.We should go back to the good ole returnable glass bottles like they had when I was a kid. 100% recyclable. I remember riding my bike around the neighborhood, picking them up from the ground and taking them to the store for 10 cents a piece.
I never knew "green fanatics" drank more bottled water than everyone else. I drank from plastic liter bottles most of my life (now I have insulated metal bottles). But it was/is just tap water. I would buy a liter of club soda for $1 once every year or two so I always had a convenient bottle handy. Some bottles lasted me 5 years or more. You have no idea what's in those plastic bottles so don't be so quick to judge. It might just be vodka!It's really kind of ironic when you think about it. All the tree hugging "green" fanatics are the ones who buy bottled water by the case. You never see them without a plastic water bottle in their hands. Me, being the unsolicited redneck I am, I stroll over to the kitchen sink and fill my glass. During the summer, we always have a cold gallon jug in the refrigerator.
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Alright, perhaps this should be common knowledge; but I've never heard this warning extended to these products. Cooking grease and butter yes; I have removed a 'butter plug' from my drain. Does sour cream and yogurt have the same effect?The problem isn't an easy one, because rinsing fatty sour cream, yogurt, cottage chesse,,ect out in your sink...isn't a good idea. And no one wants to have stinky cheese smelling trash in their garage, waiting for a collection day.
I suppose if one dumped a half a container down the drain multiple times that it could be a problem, but not from just rinsing out an empty container. After the container is rinsed out, there is no smell, even after weeks in the recycling bin.
They're similar but different bugs. Clabber is thinner and works at room temp and uses local wild bacteria. Yogurt is thermophilic, it requires heat to culture and uses a different strain of bacteria.What about yogurt? I was raised in the country and know clabbered milk when I see it.
All oil/grease/fat when hit by cold water hardens up.Alright, perhaps this should be common knowledge; but I've never heard this warning extended to these products. Cooking grease and butter yes; I have removed a 'butter plug' from my drain. Does sour cream and yogurt have the same effect?