When was the last time you checked the bottom of the bottled water that you bought? Checking the writings on the plastic bottles that you purchase every day in stores is more important than you might think it is.
Namely, there is plastic that is good if used on an everyday basis, plastic that can be reused and plastic that is harmful for human health. Knowing the meaning of the writings at the bottom of plastic bottles can protect you and your family’s health. Read and check how you can easily check which type of plastic you are buying.
1. PET or PETE (Polyethylene Terephthalate)
This plastic is tough and shatterproof. Single-use bottles are usually made from it, and it can release heavy metals and chemicals that affect hormonal balance. They present moderate hazard and should be avoided.