Plastic Waste and Recycling

Written By Trevor M. Letcher
Plastic Waste and Recycling
  • Publsiher : Academic Press
  • Release : 12 March 2020
  • ISBN : 0128178809
  • Pages : 686 pages
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Download or read book entitled Plastic Waste and Recycling by author: Trevor M. Letcher which was release on 12 March 2020 and published by Academic Press with total page 686 pages . This book available in PDF, EPUB and Kindle Format. Plastic Waste and Recycling: Environmental Impact, Societal Issues, Prevention, and Solutions begins with an introduction to the different types of plastic materials, their uses, and the concepts of reduce, reuse and recycle before examining plastic types, chemistry and degradation patterns that are organized by non-degradable plastic, degradable and biodegradable plastics, biopolymers and bioplastics. Other sections cover current challenges relating to plastic waste, explain the sources of waste and their routes into the environment, and provide systematic coverage of plastic waste treatment methods, including mechanical processing, monomerization, blast furnace feedstocks, gasification, thermal recycling, and conversion to fuel. This is an essential guide for anyone involved in plastic waste or recycling, including researchers and advanced students across plastics engineering, polymer science, polymer chemistry, environmental science, and sustainable materials.

Plastic Waste and Recycling

Plastic Waste and Recycling
  • Author : Trevor M. Letcher
  • Publisher : Academic Press
  • Release Date : 2020-03-12
  • Total pages : 686
  • ISBN : 0128178809
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Summary : Plastic Waste and Recycling: Environmental Impact, Societal Issues, Prevention, and Solutions begins with an introduction to the different types of plastic materials, their uses, and the concepts of reduce, reuse and recycle before examining plastic types, chemistry and degradation patterns that are organized by non-degradable plastic, degradable and biodegradable plastics, ...

Understanding Plastics Recycling

Understanding Plastics Recycling
  • Author : Natalie Rudolph,Raphael Kiesel,Chuanchom Aumnate
  • Publisher : Carl Hanser Verlag GmbH Co KG
  • Release Date : 2020-09-07
  • Total pages : 152
  • ISBN : 0128178809
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Summary : This book shows the true and often-underestimated market potential of plastics recycling, with analysis from economic, ecological, and technical perspectives. It is aimed at both technical and non-technical readers, including decision makers in material suppliers, plastic product manufacturers, governmental agencies, educators, and anyone with a general interest in plastics recycling. ...

Handbook of Plastics Recycling

Handbook of Plastics Recycling
  • Author : Francesco La Mantia
  • Publisher : iSmithers Rapra Publishing
  • Release Date : 2002-01-01
  • Total pages : 442
  • ISBN : 0128178809
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Summary : This book discusses some of the state-of-the-art techniques of recycling post-consumer plastic materials and focuses on mechanical recycling, chemical recycling and energy recovery. The book is intended for all those who are interested in recycling of post consumer plastic waste. Although, this book discusses technical aspects of recycling, the authors ...

Recycling of PVC and Mixed Plastic Waste

Recycling of PVC and Mixed Plastic Waste
  • Author : Francesco Paolo La Mantia
  • Publisher : ChemTec Publishing
  • Release Date : 1996-01-01
  • Total pages : 199
  • ISBN : 0128178809
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Summary : This book, on recycling of PVC and mixed plastic wastes, has been compiled from contributions from an array of scientists from several countries who are playing a leading role in plastic recycling. They offer practical solutions to many difficult problems in this field. Anyone involved in production of materials from ...

Plastics Waste

Plastics Waste
  • Author : A. Tukker
  • Publisher : iSmithers Rapra Publishing
  • Release Date : 2002
  • Total pages : 122
  • ISBN : 0128178809
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Summary : This report examines the issue of converting plastics waste into energy and/or useful chemicals. Much plastic material is discarded as waste, such as packaging and end-of-life vehicle components. This report introduces the different waste management options. It discusses the methods available for treating mixed plastics waste and PVC-rich plastics ...

Handbook on Recycling and Disposal of Hospital Waste Municipal Solid Waste Biomedical Waste Plastic Waste

Handbook on Recycling and Disposal of     Hospital Waste     Municipal Solid Waste     Biomedical Waste     Plastic Waste
  • Author : NIIR Board of Consultants & Engineers
  • Publisher : NIIR PROJECT CONSULTANCY SERVICES
  • Release Date : 2018-03-02
  • Total pages : 544
  • ISBN : 0128178809
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Summary : Waste can be almost anything, including food, leaves, newspapers, bottles, construction debris, and chemicals from a factory, candy wrappers, disposable diapers, old cars, or radioactive materials. People have always produced waste, but as industry and technology have evolved and the human population has grown, waste management has become increasingly complex. ...

Recycling Textile and Plastic Waste

Recycling Textile and Plastic Waste
  • Author : A. Richard Horrocks
  • Publisher : Elsevier
  • Release Date : 1996-01-01
  • Total pages : 192
  • ISBN : 0128178809
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Summary : Edited papers from the 1995 conference Ecotextile – Wealth for Waste in Textiles, organised by Bolton Institute and the British Textile Technology Group....

Introduction to Plastics Recycling

Introduction to Plastics Recycling
  • Author : Vannessa Goodship
  • Publisher : iSmithers Rapra Publishing
  • Release Date : 2007
  • Total pages : 174
  • ISBN : 0128178809
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Summary : As in the successful first edition, this book provides straightforward information on plastic materials and technology, including the options for recycling plastics, with special focus on mechanical recycling. This new edition reflects the great strides that have been made to increase recycling rates worldwide in recent years. It considers the ...

Policy Brief Plastic Waste Markets

Policy Brief     Plastic Waste Markets
  • Author : David McKinnon,Ioannis Bakas,Márton Herczeg,Eldbjørg Blikra Vea,Niels Busch,Lena Holm Christensen,Camilla Christensen,Camilla K. Damgaard,Leonidas Milios,Henna Punkkinen,Margareta Wahlström
  • Publisher : Nordic Council of Ministers
  • Release Date : 2018-05-02
  • Total pages : 23
  • ISBN : 0128178809
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Summary : This policy brief outlines the main findings from the project Plastic Waste Markets: Overcoming barriers to better resource utilisation. The aim of the project is to provide an overview of the key barriers to a stronger and more robust market for recycled plastics, and to suggest potential initiatives that could ...

Polymer Waste Management

Polymer Waste Management
  • Author : Johannes Karl Fink
  • Publisher : John Wiley & Sons
  • Release Date : 2018-08-28
  • Total pages : 366
  • ISBN : 0128178809
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Summary : With the huge amount of plastics floating in the oceans, fish and other sea creatures are directly suffering the consequences. On land, city leaders and planners are banning one-use plastics as well as plastic bags from grocery stores in an effort to stem the use. Many countries have made official ...

Plastic Waste

Plastic Waste
  • Author : Anonim
  • Publisher : Unknown
  • Release Date : 1985
  • Total pages : 195
  • ISBN : 0128178809
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Summary : Read online Plastic Waste written by , published by which was released on 1985. Download full Plastic Waste Books now! Available in PDF, ePub and Kindle....

Plastic Waste Management

Plastic Waste Management
  • Author : Society of Plastics Engineers. Regional Technical Conference
  • Publisher : Unknown
  • Release Date : 1990
  • Total pages : 212
  • ISBN : 0128178809
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Summary : Read online Plastic Waste Management written by Society of Plastics Engineers. Regional Technical Conference, published by which was released on 1990. Download full Plastic Waste Management Books now! Available in PDF, ePub and Kindle....

Plastic Waste Markets

Plastic Waste Markets
  • Author : David McKinnon,Ioannis Bakas,Márton Herczeg,Eldbjørg Blikra Vea,Niels Busch ,Lena Holm Christensen,Camilla Christensen,Camilla K. Damgaard,Leonidas Milios,Henna Punkkinen,Margareta Wahlström
  • Publisher : Nordic Council of Ministers
  • Release Date : 2018-05-29
  • Total pages : 82
  • ISBN : 0128178809
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Summary : This project examines the market for recycled plastic, with a primary focus on post-consumer plastic waste because this is considered to be the more problematic. The market for plastic waste generated in manufacturing and production is relatively strong and well-functioning; As a consequence, the majority of plastic waste from manufacturing ...

Collection recycling of plastic waste

Collection   recycling of plastic waste
  • Author : Anna Fråne,Åsa Stenmarck,Stefán Gíslason,Kari-Anne Lyng,Søren Løkke,Malin zu Castell-Rüdenhausen,Margareta Wahlström
  • Publisher : Nordic Council of Ministers
  • Release Date : 2014-06-10
  • Total pages : 135
  • ISBN : 0128178809
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Summary : The first report from the project “Improvements in existing collection and recycling systems for plastic waste from households and other municipal waste sources” is focused on describing the existing situation when it comes to collection and recycling of plastic waste in the Nordic countries. The streams covered are (all from ...

Feedstock Recycling and Pyrolysis of Waste Plastics

Feedstock Recycling and Pyrolysis of Waste Plastics
  • Author : John Scheirs,Walter Kaminsky
  • Publisher : John Wiley & Sons Incorporated
  • Release Date : 2006-05-12
  • Total pages : 785
  • ISBN : 0128178809
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Summary : Pyrolysis is a recycling technique converting plastic waste into fuels, monomers, or other valuable materials by thermal and catalytic cracking processes. It allows the treatment of mixed, unwashed plastic wastes. For many years research has been carried out on thermally converting waste plastics into useful hydrocarbons liquids such as crude ...