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Nice article. However if you are looking to build an Organic; Aquaponic or Hydroponic vegetable garden. You will need to use "Food Safe Plastic"! Food Grade Plastic5-gallon ‘food grade’ buckets or container are made of #2 HDPE, and are opaque or mostly opaque which minimizes the amount of light penetration. If the bucket is considered ‘food grade’ it is typically marketed as such and / or labeled “Food Grade”, “Food Safe”, etc. Some food grade buckets or containers will include a cup-and-fork symbol as an indicator. A food-grade bucket or container might also be specifically marked as USDA approved (or FDA or NSF approved).The typical ‘blue’ water storage containers or water barrels are also made of high density polyethylene (#2 HDPE) and are marketed as food safe.If you will be storing food directly in a plastic bucket or container, or if you will be using the container for drinking water, you might verify the material is food-safe before you purchase.Risky Plastics Not Safe for Food and DrinkThese may leach or have hazardous ingredients.#3 PVC (polyvinyl chloride) carcinogens during manufacture and incineration#6 PS (polystyrene) possible carcinogen#7 other (usually polycarbonate, sometimes labeled PC) may leach BPA (Bisphenol-A)Be sure to rinse any new plastics first to remove any mold releasing agents. For tubing, use food grade or "PETE 1" tubing
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