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Aluminum foil maintains its quality for a long time, and can be recycled (although not as frequently as it should be), while plastic wrap is made from oil, and is not recyclable, and typically used only once. For more ideas on how to eliminate plastic from your life, read the Plastic Free Life link below.

 TitanTV Video: Aluminum Foil vs. Plastic Wrap

 Ideal Bite: Wrap Star

 Plastic-Free Living Guide (Beth Terry)

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Although aluminum foil is harmful to produce from raw materials, it takes only 5% of the effort to recycle it

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