What is the best plastic cup to drink from?

- Aug 06, 2019-

The best way to do this is with 5


Pp can be recycled, but the cover is not made of pp. When rotating in the microwave oven, the cover should be removed


PET polyethylene terephthalate

Common in mineral water bottles, carbonated beverage bottles and so on.

When the temperature reaches 70℃, it is easy to deform, and some harmful substances melt.

Plastic no. 1 May release DEHP after 10 months of use.

This kind of bottle can not be put in the car in the sun, can not contain wine, oil and other substances.

Drink bottles don't recycle hot water


HDPE high density polyethylene

Common in white medicine bottles, cleaning supplies, bath products.

Don't use them as water cups or storage containers for other things.

★ cleaning is not completely recommended not to recycle


3 PVC and PVC

Common in raincoats, building materials, plastic film, plastic boxes, etc.

Plastic good, cheap, so the use is very common, heat resistance to 81℃ when the peak, high temperature prone to produce harmful substances, rarely used in food packaging.

Difficult to clean, easy to remain, do not recycle.

★ if the drinks do not buy


4 PE PE

Commonly seen in plastic film, plastic film, etc.

High temperature produces harmful material from time to time, after poisonous material enters human body with food, possibly cause the disease such as congenital defect of breast cancer, newborn.

★ don't wrap plastic wrap on the surface of food into the microwave


5 PP polypropylene

Common in soy milk bottles, yogurt bottles, microwave oven boxes, melting point up to 167℃, is the only plastic products can be put into the microwave oven, can be reused after careful cleaning.

It should be noted that the box body of some microwave oven meal boxes is made of no. 5 PP, but the lid of the box is made of no. 1 PET. Because the PET cannot withstand high temperature, it cannot be put into the microwave oven with the box body.

★ remove the cover when you put it in the microwave oven


6 PS polystyrene

Common see bowl pack instant noodles box, fast food box.

Do not put it in microwave oven to avoid releasing harmful chemicals due to high temperature.

Avoid packing piping hot food in fast food containers and avoid microwaving instant noodles.

★ don't microwave instant noodles


7 PC other classes

Common in the kettle, space cup, milk bottles.

Department stores often use these cups as freebies.

However, the glass easily releases the toxic substance bisphenol A, which can be harmful to humans.

★ do not heat when using, do not directly in the sun.