Plastic Waste and Recycling

Written By Trevor M. Letcher
Plastic Waste and Recycling
  • Publsiher : Academic Press
  • Release : 10 March 2020
  • ISBN : 0128178817
  • Pages : 686 pages
  • Rating : 4/5 from 21 reviews
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Read or download book entitled Plastic Waste and Recycling written by Trevor M. Letcher which was release on 10 March 2020, this book published by Academic Press. Available in PDF, EPUB and Kindle Format. Book excerpt: 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. Presents actionable solutions for reducing plastic waste, with a focus on the concepts of collection, re-use, recycling and replacement Considers major societal and environmental issues, providing the reader with a broader understanding and supporting effective implementation Includes detailed case studies from across the globe, offering unique insights into different solutions and approaches

Plastic Waste and Recycling

Plastic Waste and Recycling
  • Author : Trevor M. Letcher
  • Publisher : Academic Press
  • Release Date : 2020-03-10
  • Total pages : 686
  • ISBN : 0128178817
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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, ...

Plastic Waste Recycling Technology

Plastic Waste Recycling Technology
  • Author : Anonim
  • Publisher : Engineers India Research In
  • Release Date : 2008*
  • Total pages : 238
  • ISBN : 0128178817
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Summary : The recycling industry will provide employment to thousands all over the country in organised waste collection, encourage the municipal corporation to upgrade their garbage collection systems for the ease of separation, encourage new investments and also help the machinery suppliers to utilise their installed facilities to manufacture sophisticated recycling lines. ...

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 : 0128178817
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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 ...

Plastic Waste and Recycling

Plastic Waste and Recycling
  • Author : Trevor M. Letcher
  • Publisher : Academic Press
  • Release Date : 2020-03-12
  • Total pages : 686
  • ISBN : 0128178817
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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, ...

Plastics Waste

Plastics Waste
  • Author : A. Tukker
  • Publisher : iSmithers Rapra Publishing
  • Release Date : 2002
  • Total pages : 122
  • ISBN : 0128178817
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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 ...

Introduction to Plastics Recycling

Introduction to Plastics Recycling
  • Author : Vannessa Goodship
  • Publisher : iSmithers Rapra Publishing
  • Release Date : 2007
  • Total pages : 174
  • ISBN : 0128178817
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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 ...

Degradable Polymers Recycling and Plastics Waste Management

Degradable Polymers  Recycling  and Plastics Waste Management
  • Author : Albertsson
  • Publisher : CRC Press
  • Release Date : 1995-07-07
  • Total pages : 336
  • ISBN : 0128178817
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Summary : Based on the International Workshop on Controlled Life-Cycle of Polymeric Materials held in Stockholm, this work examines degradable polymers and the recycling of plastic materials. It highlights recent results on recycling and waste management, including topics such as renewable resources, degradation, processing and products, and environmental issues....

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 : 0128178817
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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 ...

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 : 0128178817
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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. ...

On the Conversion of Plastic Wastes into Oil

On the Conversion of Plastic Wastes into Oil
  • Author : Rasib Afridi
  • Publisher : GRIN Verlag
  • Release Date : 2019-02-14
  • Total pages : 38
  • ISBN : 0128178817
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Summary : Seminar paper from the year 2018 in the subject Business economics - Economic Policy, grade: A, University of Dhaka (Institute of Business Administration), course: Entrepreneurship, language: English, abstract: This work analyzes an alternative to traditional recycling. It focuses on the conversion of plastics, a non-biodegradable material. There is a huge amount ...

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 : 0128178817
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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 : 0128178817
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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....

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 : 0128178817
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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 ...

Feedstock Recycling of Plastic Wastes

Feedstock Recycling of Plastic Wastes
  • Author : Jose Aguado,David P Serrano
  • Publisher : Royal Society of Chemistry
  • Release Date : 2007-10-31
  • Total pages : 206
  • ISBN : 0128178817
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Summary : The use of plastic materials has seen a massive increase in recent years, and generation of plastic wastes has grown proportionately. Recycling of these wastes to reduce landfill disposal is problematic due to the wide variation in properties and chemical composition among the different types of plastics. Feedstock recycling is ...

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 : 0128178817
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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 ...