We have seen an explosion of plastic use since the 1970’s and it continues to grow yearly.
Unfortunately, while plastic has saved money, increased convenience and provided invaluable products in healthcare, electronics, and food storage, it also has many drawbacks. As there are many different exposure sources and numerous concerns about their persistence in the human and animal bodies, causing further harm over years and decades to come.
Heres a great article on some of the many ways to reduce plastic use in your day to day life: https://www.bonappetit.com/gallery/plastic-free-arsenal
Here is a nice summary of some of the chemicals we find in plastics and other household items that we should all be aware of: https://www.nytimes.com/2019/04/01/well/family/how-to-minimize-exposures-to-hormone-disrupters.html?action=click%26module=Discovery%26pgtype=Homepage