Where does plastic come from?

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Plastic is produced by synthesis as it does not exist in the natural state. Most of the plastics used throughout the world are manufactured from naphta or oil and from natural gas. Naphta is from obtained during the refining of crude oil and its separation by fractional distillation into different products, from the lightest being the LPG) to the heaviest which are bitumens.
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The first man-made plastic was created by Alexander Parkes in 1855.
The first synthetic plastic was created by Leo Baekeland in 1907.
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