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Plastic

A slang term for a credit card, especially when being used to make frivolous or luxurious purchases.
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Operations that bale a variety of materials often try to make do with what they have, which can sometimes lead to inefficiencies when baling plastic, David B.
Hood 2005), echoes this misperception concerning phthalates and plastic food packaging.
Products--like cutlery and cups, trash bags and take-out containers--that look like regular plastic but are one hundred percent biodegradable are available today.
Plastic bags also clog the screens installed on storm drains that filter trash from runoff.
Bisphenol A is also found in plastic cutlery, water bottles, tooth fillings and the plastic coating inside canned fruits and vegetables.
Soda bottles made of polyethylene terephthalate (PET) plastic weighed sixty-seven grams in 1974; today they weigh forty-eight grams.
The CCV's body is made almost entirely of polyethylene terephthalate, or PET, the same tough, flexible plastic used to make soda bottles.
Similarly, the chemists found they could liquefy plastic with coal, also producing high-quality fuel.
Plastic tools can be cast to finished dimensions, eliminating the need for much expensive handwork.
The plastic materials used for mold cleaning fall in a hardness range of 3.
gives a ballpark estimate that seven out of 10 Safeway customers opt for plastic.