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So many know that single use plastic water bottles break down with repeated use. Well the other day, I decided to buy a reusable water bottle. I am on a budget and picked up a Nike Hyperfuel 32oz. Its composition is 60% low density polyethylene/30% polypropylene/10% thermoplastic elastomer.

I bought with a little hesitation to be honest cause I have this fear since it’s plastic that it will break down and I will ingest tiny plastic particles even if it’s not severe as the single use ones. Any chemistry gurus out there that can tell me whether or not this type of plastics are susceptible to water break down?

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