Quit Plastic: Tip Number Twenty Six


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Chewing gum is often not only heavily packed in plastic but it is also actually made of plastic.
Most chewing gums are made from synthetic rubber (a plastic)
Gum is also:
• non digestible
• water insoluble
• non nutritive
It is easy to find alternatives made from natural based gums.
Natural ingredients can include:
• Carnauba wax
• Vegetable glycerol
• Rapeseed lecithin
• Gum arabic
• Calcium carbonate
• Peppermint oil
• Chicle gum base (latex sap from the Sapodilla tree. Used in gum up until 1940’s)
• Xylitol (wood sugar)

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