Contrary to popular belief, plastic isn't fantastic. In fact it's rubbish. Rubbish that never goes away. And not only is it a problem that sticks around in our environment, it's not all that healthy for us. Especially when it comes to food packaging and kitchenware. Chemicals, even from BPA-free plastics, can leach out of the plastic and into your food. And that isn't an ingredient you want in your dinner.