Is plastic the enemy when it comes to the environment? What about plastic sheeting AKA polyethylene sheeting also wreak havoc?
Plastic sheeting comes riding in on a big white horse when it comes to protecting the environment. Yes it's true. Let's look at HDPE (high density polyethylene) and LDPE (low density polyethylene). Here is an extenisve list of the acids and compounds that don't effect HDPE and LDPE at 20 degrees C - 50 degrees C: For example, Hydrochloric acid 20%, Hydrochloric acid 35%, Hydrochloric acid 5%. To see a full listing click here.
Plastic sheeting under concrete slab