The ecology problem does not start with the waste. Every process has an impact on the environment, from the extraction of raw materials until the life end of a product.
The plastics have important values :
- Thanks to the plastics a lot of advances have been achieved in medicine, new goods and technologies have been developed, due to its low cost are accessible to more people.
- Because the plastic is inert, it doesn't contaminate the air nor the water. Because is long life produces a "visual pollution" when they are disposed in an inappropriate way. The people are the ones who really contaminate.
- The plastic use trends to preserve other natural resources.
- The plastic packaging guarantees fresh food, hygiene and an excellent presentation.
- Among its major values we should consider that it is unalterable in the medium; because of this the plastics result excellent for the construction, for water conduction, for the medicine and to contain food.