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1

Properties of plastics

-easily dyed
-mouldable
-durable
-low density
-good insulators

2

Environmental impact of plastics

•non-biodegradable
•fire risk- produce poisonous fumes when burned

3

Plastics are made _____

-from crude oil
It's hydrocarbons are removed from it
Making monomers,
These are added together to form polymers