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, ...

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. ...

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....

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

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. ...

Mixed Plastics Recycling Technology

Mixed Plastics Recycling Technology
  • Author : Bruce Hegberg
  • Publisher : William Andrew
  • Release Date : 1992-12-31
  • Total pages : 217
  • ISBN : 0128178817
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Summary : Presents an overview of mixed plastics recycling technology. In addition, it characterizes mixed plastics wastes and describes collection methods, costs, and markets for reprocessed plastics products....

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 : 2019-08-30
  • 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....

Plastics Waste Management

Plastics Waste Management
  • Author : Muralisrinivasan Natamai Subramanian
  • Publisher : Smithers Rapra
  • Release Date : 2016-04-28
  • Total pages : 170
  • ISBN : 0128178817
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Summary : Recycling of polyurethane (PU) wastes is undertaken to minimise waste and reduce environmental pollution. In this book, these methods are investigated to find a suitable process for waste reduction, protection of the environment, and prevention of waste landfilling. This book reviews aspects from contemporary literature (including our research) focusing on ...

Plastic Waste Management

Plastic Waste Management
  • Author : Society of Plastics Engineers. Regional Technical Conference
  • Publisher : Unknown
  • Release Date : 1990
  • Total pages : 212
  • ISBN : 0128178817
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Summary : Download or read online Plastic Waste Management written by Society of Plastics Engineers. Regional Technical Conference, published by which was released on 1990. Get Plastic Waste Management Books now! Available in PDF, ePub and Kindle....

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 is...

Polymer Waste Management

Polymer Waste Management
  • Author : Johannes Karl Fink
  • Publisher : John Wiley & Sons
  • Release Date : 2018-08-28
  • Total pages : 366
  • ISBN : 0128178817
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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 ...

Recycling of Polyethylene Terephthalate Bottles

Recycling of Polyethylene Terephthalate Bottles
  • Author : Sabu Thomas,Ajay Vasudeo Rane,Krishnan Kanny,Abitha VK,Martin George Thomas
  • Publisher : William Andrew
  • Release Date : 2018-10-29
  • Total pages : 212
  • ISBN : 0128178817
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Summary : Recycling of Polyethylene Terephthalate Bottles provides an overview of PET chemistry, highlighting the main degradation, depolymerization processes and pathways of PET, along with the applications of recycled monomers derived from PET waste. The latest methodologies of recycling and feedstock recovery are covered, providing critical foundational information. In addition, the book ...