Plastic is a material that can be made out of countless synthetic or semi-synthetic compounds. In general, plastic is malleable and therefore can be molded into various solid objects. Due to its versatility, watertightness and the fact that plastic is easy to manufacture it is being used in an enormous range of different products. Needless to say, that plastic can be found as a replacement for more traditional materials e.g. wood, stone, horn, leather, ceramic or metal.