10 March 2022

Its not just about the price of oil


The following is a partial list of 161 items manufactured, in part, using petrochemicals. Everything from clothing to fertilizer. Just fertilizer along was up 300% in December, before the current increases. 


  • Adhesive
  • Air mattresses
  • Ammonia
  • Antifreeze
  • Antihistamines
  • Antiseptics
  • Artificial limbs
  • Artificial turf
  • Asphalt
  • Aspirin
  • Awnings
  • Backpacks
  • Balloons
  • Ballpoint pens
  • Bandages
  • Beach umbrellas
  • Boats
  • Cameras
  • Candies and gum
  • Candles
  • Car battery cases
  • Car enamel
  • Cassettes
  • Caulking
  • CDs/computer disks
  • Cell phones
  • Clothes
  • Clothesline
  • Clothing
  • Coffee makers
  • Cold cream
  • Combs
  • Computer keyboards
  • Computer monitors
  • Cortisone
  • Crayons
  • Credit cards
  • Curtains
  • Dashboards
  • Denture adhesives
  • Dentures
  • Deodorant
  • Detergent
  • Dice
  • Dishwashing liquid
  • Dog collars
  • Drinking cups
  • Dyes
  • Electric blankets
  • Electrical tape
  • Enamel
  • Epoxy paint
  • Eyeglasses
  • Fan belts
  • Faucet washers
  • Fertilizers
  • Fishing boots
  • Fishing lures
  • Floor wax
  • Food preservatives
  • Footballs
  • Fuel tanks
  • Glue
  • Glycerin
  • Golf bags
  • Golf balls
  • Guitar strings
  • Hair coloring
  • Hair curlers
  • Hand lotion
  • Hearing aids
  • Heart valves
  • House paint
  • Hula hoops
  • Ice buckets
  • Ice chests
  • Ice cube trays
  • Ink
  • Insect repellent
  • Insecticides
  • Insulation
  • iPad/iPhone
  • Kayaks
  • Laptops
  • Life jackets
  • Light-weight aircraft
  • Lipstick
  • Loudspeakers
  • Lubricants
  • Luggage
  • Model cars
  • Mops
  • Motorcycle helmets
  • Movie film
  • Nail polish
  • Noise insulation
  • Nylon rope
  • Oil filters
  • Packaging
  • Paint brushes
  • Paint roller
  • Pajamas
  • Panty hose
  • Parachutes
  • Perfumes
  • Permanent press
  • Petroleum jelly
  • Pharmaceuticals
  • Pillow filling
  • Plastic toys
  • Plastics
  • Plywood adhesive
  • Propane
  • Purses
  • Putty
  • Refrigerants
  • Refrigerator linings
  • Roller skate wheels
  • Roofing
  • Rubber cement
  • Rubbing alcohol
  • Safety glasses
  • Shampoo
  • Shaving cream
  • Shoe polish
  • Shoes/sandals
  • Shower curtains
  • Skateboards
  • Skis
  • Soap dishes
  • Soft contact lenses
  • Solar panels
  • Solvents
  • Spacesuits
  • Sports car bodies
  • Sunglasses
  • Surfboards
  • Swimming pools
  • Synthetic rubber
  • Telephones
  • Tennis rackets
  • Tents
  • Tires
  • Toolboxes
  • Tool racks
  • Toothbrushes
  • Toothpaste
  • Transparent tape
  • Trash bags
  • Truck and automobile parts
  • Tubing
  • TV cabinets
  • Umbrellas
  • Unbreakable dishes
  • Upholstery
  • Vaporizers
  • Vinyl flooring
  • Vitamin capsules
  • Water pipes
  • Wind turbine blades
  • Yarn





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