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Plastics Waste

Jacob Leidner

Plastics Waste

Recovery of Economic Value (Plastics Engineering)

by Jacob Leidner

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Published by Marcel Dekker Inc .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Plastics Engineering,
  • Technology,
  • Science/Mathematics,
  • Plastics & polymers technology,
  • Recycling,
  • Textiles & Polymers,
  • Plastic scrap

  • The Physical Object
    FormatHardcover
    Number of Pages296
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL8125024M
    ISBN 100824713818
    ISBN 109780824713812

    After knowing the processes and stages of plastic recycling, it is also important to know its various benefits. A few of them are: There’s A Ton of Plastic: One of the biggest reasons for recycling plastic is its huge quantity. It has been observed that 90% of the waste accumulated by . In this era of plastics dominated world, it remains a fact that there exists an ever-increasing margin between the volume of waste plastics generated and the volume recycled [].Of the total plastic waste, recyclable thermoplastics like polyethylene, polystyrene, polypropylene and PVC account for nearly 78% of the total and the rest is composed of the non-recyclable thermosets like epoxy resins Cited by: 2. Designing-out Plastic Waste. This month project, funded by UK Research and Innovation and the Engineering and Physical Sciences Research Council (), brings together a diverse team of UCL researchers interested in solving the UK's plastic waste aim is to develop new ways to design-out waste from plastic packaging and create new business opportunities. Plastics News' rankings of North American plastics pipe, profile and tubing extruders, published J Featuring firms and plant locations. SEE DETAILS >.


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Plastic wastes in the municipal solid waste (MSW) stream and in the industrial sector are discussed in this book. Quantities of plastic wastes generated, characterization of the wastes, their environmental impact, and management of the waste stream are described.

Also covered are costs of recycling processes, technology, and energy Edition: 1. The contributors also focus on the effectiveness of recent technologies in mitigating environmental impacts, particularly those for managing plastics in the solid waste stream. Plastic and design engineers, polymer chemists, material scientists, and ecologists will find Plastics and the Environment to be a vital resource to this critical : $ Plastics Waste Management realizes two ideals: That all plastics should be able to persist for as long as plastics are required, and that all plastics are recycled in a uniform manner regardless of the length of time for which it persists.

The book examines plastics waste management and systems for the environment, as well the management Format: Hardcover. Let's get back to my interview with Kate O'Neill, author of the new book "Waste" about the global politics of waste and recycling.

She's a professor of. Plastics to Energy: Fuel, Chemicals, and Sustainability Implications covers important trends in the science and technology of polymer recovery, such as the thermo-chemical treatment of plastics, the impact of environmental degradation on mechanical recycling, incineration and thermal unit design, and new options in biodegradable plastics.

The. Microplastic Pollutants introduces the reader to the growing problem of microplastic pollution in the aquatic environment and is the first ever book dedicated exclusively to the subject of microplastics.

Importantly, this timely full-colour illustrated multidisciplinary book highlights the very recent realization that microplastics may. Plastic pollution is the accumulation of plastic objects and particles (e.g.

plastic bottles, bags and microbeads) in the Earth's environment that adversely affects wildlife, wildlife habitat, and humans.

Plastics that act as pollutants are categorized into micro- meso- or macro debris, based on size. Plastics are inexpensive and durable, and as a result levels of plastic production by. The first of the book’s four sections represents a basic introduction to the key subject matter of plastics and the environment; the second explores several pertinent applications of plastics with environmental implications–packaging, paints and coatings, textiles, and agricultural film use.

The plastic waste crisis is an opportunity for the US to get serious about recycling at home wastes for many years and am currently completing a book.

This book provides an overview of the science and technology of pyrolysis of waste plastics. It describes the types of plastics that are suitable for pyrolysis recycling, the mechanism of pyrolytic degradation of various plastics, characterization of the pyrolysis products and details of commercially mature pyrolysis technologies.

An author has said he is furious after a book on how to reduce plastic waste was shrink-wrapped by its distributor. Martin Dorey called the decision by a.

The book provides clear explanations for newcomers to the subject as well as contemporary details and theory for the experienced user in plastics waste management. It is seldom that a day goes by without another story or photo regarding the problem of Author: Muralisrinivasan Natamai Subramanian.

Just after dawn in Kalyan, on the outskirts of Mumbai, India, trash pickers looking for plastics begin their daily rounds at the dump, joined by a flock of birds. Plastics are the most common form of marine debris. They can come from a variety of land and ocean-based sources; enter the water in many ways; and impact the ocean and Great Lakes.

Once in the water, plastic debris never fully biodegrades. Yellow text in the above graphic shows sources of plastic that eventually end up in the ocean.

Get this from a library. Plastics waste management: disposal, recycling, and reuse. [Nabil Mustafa;] -- This volume discusses the structure and growth of the plastics industry, comprehensively displaying the complete cycle of plastics from raw materials to waste and solutions related to this waste.

Over the past 20 years recycling of plastics has increased dramatically. This is important not only from the environmental point of view (less landfill space is needed) but also from the economic point of view because recycling allows energy and materials to be reused.

This book discusses some of the state-of-the-art techniques of recycling post-consumer plastic materials and focuses on 5/5(2). This book ruthlessly exposes those lies by presenting the facts collected from over peer-reviewed articles. Think Plastics take years to degrade.

Wrong. Think plastics create a. BOOK REVIEW: Recycling expert and senior member of ISWA, Jeff Cooper, reviews the recently published book ‘Electronic Waste Management’, which is edited by Gev H Eduljee and R M Harrison. The title is part of a series looking at issues in environmental science and technology.

This collation of chapters around the theme of the management of items of electronic waste. 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.

The authors’ research shows that just 12% of plastics waste is reused or recycled (FIG. 1).The fact that the great majority of used plastics goes to incineration, landfills or dumps means that these materials are lost forever as a resource, despite plastics’ potential for reuse and recycling.

Plastics waste management is essential due to the large volume of degradable plastics; however, plastics waste is required in certain markets hence its impact on the plastics industry has been limited. This book details a different approach to the management of plastics waste which has many advantages.

Explores how plastics have made possible all kinds of consumer goods we take for granted. Lots of interesting text and plenty of great color photos make this an enjoyable read.

Plastics 2 by Chris Lefteri. Rotovision, A fascinating look at how we can use plastics in innovative and creative ways (and mainly intended for product designers).

More than 85% of plastic waste ends up in landfills, where plastics can take hundreds or thousands of years to decompose. The solution to the 32 million tons of plastic waste that ends up in landfills every year is to create a waste solution that is designed to biodegrade quickly in landfill environments.

By Larissa Copello de Souza, Zero Waste Europe. The EU Single-Use Plastics Directive. The Directive includes a set of measures to tackle marine litter, 11 including. A ban on selected single-use plastic products for which market alternatives exist: cotton bud sticks, cutlery, plates, straws, stirrers, balloon stick s, as well as cups, food and beverage containers made of expanded polystyrene.

The first-ever European Strategy for Plastics in a Circular Economy adopted on January will transform the way plastic products are designed, used, produced and recycled in the EU. Better design of plastic products, higher plastic waste recycling rates, more and better quality recyclates will help boosting the market for recycled plastics.

• Plastics create a waste problem, while he says plastics account for 13 percent of waste and help to dramatically reduce waste production. • Straws and bags are important, while he says they. These methods and others are treated comprehensively in the book This ground-breaking book also discusses: General aspects, such as amount of plastics production, types of waste plastics, analysis procedures for identification of waste plastic types, standards for waste treatment, contaminants in recycled : Johannes Karl Fink.

Plastics waste could be used in making blends. Thermoplastic elastomers (TPE) based on dynamically vulcanized rubber-plastics blends (TPV) are used in many applications. Utilization of waste in TPV formulations has not been much explored. This book describes development of oil-resistant thermoplastic elastomeric blends from waste polymers.

The Ugly: Persistence of Plastics in the Environment. Although the spectrum and extent of health effects stemming from the pervasive and ubiquitous human exposure to plastics constituents are as of yet uncertain, the issue of plastic waste has been obvious and problematic for some time and demands action (Figure 1).When mass production of plastics began in the s, it quickly permeated Cited by: Plastic waste — whether in a river, an ocean, or on land — can persist in the environment for centuries.

The same properties that make plastics so useful — their durability and resistance to degradation — also make them nearly impossible for nature to completely break down.

Plastics offer a variety of environmental benefits. However, their production, applications, and disposal present many environmental concerns.

Plastics and the Environment provides state-of-the-art technical and research information on the complex relationship between the plastic and polymer industry and the environment, focusing on the sustainability, environmental impact, and cost—benefit.

Keywords: oxydegradable polyethylene, foil waste, recycling, wood. 1 Introduction According to the data by Plastics Europe, European association of plastics manufacturers, some million tons of.

“Plastics and environmental sustainability is a fine book, packed with informative data and well worth reading Overall, I enjoyed this book a great deal.” (Chemistry in Australia, 1 Author: Anthony L. Andrady. To recycle is to be an actor in a global scrap trade. Each year that trade is infused with hundreds of millions of tons of plastic material.

InChina stopped taking most plastic waste from the U.S. So now the whole plastics industrial chain — from the oil industry to recyclers — is under pressure to figure out what to do with it. Plastic roads developed by Rajagopalan Vasudevan consist of an asphalt mix with plastic waste incorporated into the asphalt mixture.

The implementation of plastics in roads also opens a new option for recycling post consumer plastics. Australia, Indonesia, India, the United Kingdom, the United States, and many other countries have used technology which can incorporate plastic waste into an.

And recycled ocean plastic into the paper and cover for The Ocean Plastic Book. Support Waste Free Ocean’s cause to help clean our oceans: Ocean Plastics Are A Huge Problem. The book provides clear explanations for newcomers to the subject as well as contemporary details and theory for the experienced user in plastics waste management.

It is seldom that a day goes by without another story or photo regarding the problem of plastics waste in the oceans or landfills. The total carbon dioxide-equivalent reductions that can be achieved from in the Plausible Scenario are gigatons, with a cumulative first cost of production of US$4, billion and a net cost of only US$ billion.

The Drawdown Scenario shows a mitigation of gigatons fromand the Optimum Scenario shows a. MT of waste plastics are discarded along with the household waste. 11 Although, 10 rag pickers recover a considerable portion of this waste, b ut considerable amount The latter two — pyrolysis and gasification — transform plastics, and most of their additives and contaminants, into basic chemicals; in theory, any kind of plastic waste can be converted.

To meet the same quality standards as primary feedstock, some pre-sorting of non-organic waste or purification of the output material may be : Michael Laermann. @article{osti_, title = {The plastics waste problem}, author = {Rowatt, R.J.}, abstractNote = {Post-consumer plastic is a symptom of the municipal solid waste (MSW) problem, not the cause.

Yet the U.S. public sees plastic as a major contributor to the waste stream. Two-thirds say the environmental risks of using plastics outweigh the benefits and that they favor mandatory recycling.

Around 45% of plastic waste is recycled annually in the UK and is on the increase. However, one of the problems with current plastic recycling methods is that .PlasticsToday # plastics # waste # sustainability # plasticpackaging # sustainablepackaging # plasticsrecycling # environment # repurposinghttps April 22 marks the 50th anniversary of Earth Day, and we expect to hear a lot of anti-plastics messaging this week as a ers: