Cling Wrap isn’t as “Clingy” as it Used to Be: Here’s Why

Cling wrap, Saran wrap, plastic wrap…this clingy food wrapping has been around for many years now. It’s a kitchen staple, but in recent years, it’s clinginess has gone down quite a bit.

That’s not because the companies that make it are trying to skimp on what they provide to consumers, it actually goes back to environmental concerns held by chemical companies. When S.C. Johnson bought the patent for the product back in 1998 from Dow Chemical, they decided to change the specific chemical recipe for a few good reasons. The video from SciShow below will explain in detail why your cling wrap is a lot less clingy.

Trevor is a civil engineer (B.S.) by trade and an accomplished writer with a passion for inspiring everyone with new and exciting technologies. He is also a published children’s book author and the producer for the YouTube channel Concerning Reality.


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