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View Poll Results: Would you buy canned goods if they were produced in plastic containers?

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  • Yes

    3 50.00%
  • No

    1 16.67%
  • Maybe

    2 33.33%
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  1. Join Date
    Nov 2002
    Masgusto ko ang plastic kesa sa Lata..Katulad ng ginagamit sa Bottled Water. Recyclable ang mga plastic.

  2. Join Date
    Oct 2002
    Tama si kiper, plastics are recyclable. Pansinin nyo ang mga fastfood outlets like jollibee, mcdo, may bumibili ng used plastic containers nila. These are sorted according to the type of plastic raw material used, washed,grinded and then pelletized. After pelletizing, these are as good as virgin plastic resins. Plastics and Cans are both recyclable, ang problema lang sa pilipinas ay ang mga consumers and garbage segregation. And I don't think there will be a problem regarding the plastic contaminating/having chemical reaction with the food content. Diba mga vinegars natin with very high ph levels ang iba nakaplastic din.

    But going back to their main objective which is to lessen the price of preserved foods thru the packaging material, I have no idea how much a sheet of tin can costs compared to a gram of plastic resin pero mukhang malabo na makakatipid din tayo dahil plastic resin is a by-product of oil and everytime tumaas ang barrel of oil taas din ang price ng sack of plastic resin.
    A sack of plastic resin now costs double compared to its price 2 yrs ago.

  3. Join Date
    Oct 2002
    Plastic resin (PP & PE) prices are susceptible by peso-dollar rates.

  4. Join Date
    Apr 2004

    *ok pag plastic packaging; some tin cans corrode faster than its contents expiry..
    *cost efficient? imported pa ang raw components since we dont have one single low-grade pp/pe/ps plant commissioned todate..
    *recycling? applicable to highly urbanized society; sa atin we can barely muster a decent campaign regarding garbage segregation (perishable/plastic/glass) compliance..

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