We all know plastic is bad for the environment.
But some of us also know it can be used to make beautiful, beautiful food.
A lot of the plastic used to build the world’s most popular kitchenware is made from a type of plastic called polyethylene terephthalate (PET), which is an extremely cheap plastic.
PET is also an excellent conductor of heat, which makes it ideal for cooking.
In fact, the chemistry behind PET makes it one of the most efficient ways to cook.
But is PET good for our gardens?
Not all PET containers are created equal.
Some have been tested, but they all have some drawbacks.
Some of the plastics used to create PET containers have been linked to cancer and other diseases, while others are actually quite safe.
Here are 10 common plastic kitchen utensils that you may not know about.