Hard-plastic Bottles: Are they Harming our Health – Science Express

Reusing plastic bottles can cause chemicals to leach into food and drink. Is this harmful and what are the safe alternatives? Explore the research with Professor Ian Shaw.

Recorded in July 2008 as part of Te Papa’s Science Express programme.

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Image: Educational display image (dental health) - bottle of milk, 1970s, by Valerie Dyer. Gift of Valerie Dyer, 2012. CC BY-NC-ND licence. Te Papa (GH022145/12)

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