Wednesday, September 02, 2015

Stuff Made With Petrolium

Things Made From Oil That We Use Daily (a partial list)

AKA, the decline and fall of Western Civilization:

•Agriculture

•plastic ties

•row cover (I have no idea what that is.)

•irrigation piping

•polyethylene

•polypropylene

•bags and packaging

•pesticides and herbicides

•food preservatives

•fertilizers

Clothing and Textiles


• cord
• everything polyester: blouses, pants, pajamas etc.
• everything permanent press: shirts, dresses etc.
• beads
• bracelets
• pantyhose
• nylon zippers
• plastic hangers
• purses
• thongs and flip flops
• earrings
• ribbons
• fake fur
• windbreakers
• sandals
• garment bags
• shoe laces
• rain coats
• iron-on patches
• sneakers
• sweaters
• sofa pillow material
• monkey bars
• photo albums
• wet suits
• flippers
• tennis balls
• boats
• insulated boots


Infants and Children

• acrylic toys

• baby oil
• laundry baskets

• waterproof pants

• baby aspirin

• bath soap

• mittens
• pacifiers

• baby blankets

• bibs

• rattles

• doubleknit shirts

• baby bottles

• disposable diapers

• baby shoes

• teething rings

• nipples and binkies

• dolls

• stuffed animals

Sports, Hobbies and Games
• baby lotion

• allergy medication

• cotton-tipped swabs

• inhalers

• liquid Pepto-Bismol

• aspirin

• first aid cream

• lancets

• pill cases

• band aids

• first aid kits

• latex gloves

• latex gloves

• burn lotion

• glycerin

• mosquito spray

• rubbing alcohol

• chap stick

• heart valve replacement

• nasal decongestant

• surgical tape

• syringes

• Vaseline

• antiseptics

• hearing aids

• anesthetics

• artificial limbs

• eyeglasses and sunglasses

• antihistamines

• cortisone

• vaporizers

• denture adhesives

• laxatives

• Bactine

• oxygen masks

• stethoscopes

• prescription glasses

• cough syrup
• hearing aids


Kitchen and Household


• vinegar bottles

• egg cartons

• meat trays

• trash bags

• breadboxes

• freezer containers

• melamine dishware

• tumblers

• cake decorations

• jars

• microwave dishes

• utensils

• candles

• freezer bags

• milk jugs

• vacuum bottles

• coasters

• gelatin molds

• nylon spatulas

• wax paper

• coffee pots

• ice cream scoops

• oven bags

• mops

• drinking cups

• ice trays

• plastic containers

• fabric softener

• detergent bottles

• plastic table service

• drain stoppers

• dish drainers

• lunch boxes

• pudding molds

• sponges

• dish scrubbers

• brushes

• baggies

• drinking straws

• Styrofoam

• paper cup dispensers

• measuring cups

• Teflon coated pans

• table cloths

• refrigerator shelves

Beauty

• cologne

• hair brushes

• lipstick

• permanent wave curlers

• perfume

• hair color

• mascara

• petroleum jelly

• comb

• foam rubber curlers

• shampoo

• contact lenses and cases

• hair spray
• hand lotion
• shaving foam

• hair dryers

• shoe inserts

• dentures

• body lotion

• face masks

• skin cleanser

• deodorants

• moisturizing cream

• soap holders

• disposable razors

• leather conditioner

• mouthwash

• sunglasses

• facial toner

• lens cleanser

• nail polish

• sunscreen

• tooth brushes

• toothpaste tubes

• vitamins

• synthetic wigs

• bubble bath


• soap capsules

• carpet padding

• Naugahyde

• Venetian blinds

• TV cabinets

• extension cords

• picture frames

• flocked wallpaper

• shower doors

• Formica

• refrigerator lining

• vinyl wallpaper

• curtains

• kitchen carpet

• shag carpet

• welcome mats

• fan blades

• lamps

• shower curtain

• patio furniture

• swings

• linoleum

• upholstery

• rugs


• caulking material

• light switch plates

• plungers

• faucet washers

• clotheslines

• measuring tape

• polyurethane stain

• water pipes

• electric saws

• paintbrushes

• propane bottles

• wood floor cleaner/wax

• vinyl electrical tape

• plastic pipe

• shingles (asphalt)

• light panels

• garden hoses

• plastic wood spackling paste

• awnings

• glazing compound

• Plexiglas

• spray paint

• enamel

• epoxy paint

• artificial turf

• folding doors

• floor wax

• glue

• house paint

• paint rollers

• toilet seats

• water pipes

• putty

• solvents

• roofing material

• plywood adhesive

• sockets
• propane

Automotive


• antifreeze

• flat tire fix

• street paving (asphalt)

• car battery cases

• coolant

• motor oil

• tires

• loud speakers

• bearing grease

• sports car bodies

• traffic cones

• car enamel

• brake fluid

• dashboards

• windshield wipers

• visors

• car sound insulation

• oil filters

• car seats

• convertible tops

• fan belts
• gasoline

Miscellaneous


• ash trays


• dog food dishes

• toolboxes

• CDs and DVDs

• balloons

• dog leashes

• tape recorders

• synthetic rubber
• bubble gum

• dog toys

• flashlights

• nylon ropes


• bungee straps

• flight bags

• cassette player

• flea collars

• flutes

• lighter fluid

• electric blankets

• tool racks

• name tags
• cigarette filters
• ammonia
• newspaper tubes
• calibrated containers
• tool racks

• insect repellent

• phonograph records (vinyl)

• crayons

• ice buckets

• dyes

• pillows

• credit cards

• flashlights

• fly swatters

• plastic cup holders

• dice

• movie and camera film

• k-resin

• rain bonnets

• luggage

• video cassettes

• charcoal lighter

• rayon

• safety glasses, gloves, hats

• shoe polish

• signs

• cassette tapes

• toys

• watch bands

• waterproof boots

• shopping bags

• bedspreads

• checkbooks

• covers

• tobacco pouches

• clothes hangers

• flea collars

• flavors

• masking tape

• safety flares

• flags

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