Products Made from Petroleum

Stop. Look around you.

No matter where you are right now, odds are there’s something made from petroleum within a few feet of you — probably within arms-length. Maybe it’s even something you’re wearing.

There are countless items that are ubiquitous in our everyday lives that are produced from or are derived from petroleum. Want an example? Here are just a few, in no particular order:

  • Phones 
  • Cameras 
  • Copiers 
  • Cameras 
  • Bags and other packaging 
  • Jewelry 
  • Flip-flops 
  • Shoe laces 
  • Rain coats 
  • Sneakers 
  • Sweaters 
  • Tote bags 
  • Ball point pens Ink 
  • Numerous office supplies, from pens to binders 
  • Toys 
  • Baby items 
  • Toiletries 
  • Kitchen utensils 
  • Makeup and other beauty items 
  • Furniture 
  • Homebuilding materials, from caulking material to Plexiglas 
  • Automotive materials, from antifreeze to gasoline

And much, much, much more. That’s barely skimming the surface.

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