Did you know that aluminium drinks cans have a plastic lining. It’s there to stop acids in the beverage from corroding the metal which is not good for the can or the flavor of the contents.
If you don’t believe me, you can try this experiment, as done by Steve Spangler, to separate the two. However you will need to be “a chemistry teacher or someone with the proper training to handle hazardous chemicals”). If you are neither of these look at this picture.
You might wish to know that when the can is recycled, the liner is burnt off.
Other sneaky plastic you might not know about are
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