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    Where Does Plastic Come From?

    The Origins of Plastic: A Brief History Plastic is a ubiquitous material that we use in our daily lives. It’s found in everything from toys to packaging to electronics. But where did this material come from? The first man-made plastic was created by Alexander Parkes in 1856, who called it Parkesine. It was made by dissolving cellulose in nitric acid…

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