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Surprising petroleum products in your kitchen.

Surprising petroleum products in your kitchen.

Your kitchen – it’s a wonderland of utensils, appliances and all kinds of fantastic gadgets. Whether it’s keeping things cold or hot, slicing or dicing or blending into a fine puree, or even just taking a nibble from the plate to your face, you couldn’t get the job done without petroleum-based products. It might surprise you, but here are a handful of items that you use in your kitchen every day:

  • Detergents
  • Dish drainer
  • Drinking cups and straws
  • Egg cartons
  • Measuring cups and spoons
  • Milk jugs
  • Oven mitts
  • Refrigerators
  • shelves and linings
  • Spatulas
  • Sponges
  • Cookware
  • Trash bags