Plastics Waste Management: Processing and Disposal by Dr. Muralisrinivasan Natami SubramanianPlastics Waste Management: Processing and Disposal by Dr. Muralisrinivasan Natami Subramanian

Plastics Waste Management: Processing and Disposal

byDr. Muralisrinivasan Natami Subramanian

Hardcover | April 27, 2016

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This book details the utilisation of a wide range of plastics waste in terms of optimising the processing and disposal of polymers, which plays an important role in the success of the plastics industry. In addition, the environmental impact of the plastics industry is also discussed.

Several thousands of compounds are associated with polymers in the form of additives such as antioxidants, fillers or lubricants, and so on, which aid the processing of plastic but can cause problems once the plastic items have come to the end of their service life, i.e., become waste. The plastics waste sector also has to take into account that some technology used to process waste plastic is incompatible with the recycling process.

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. In addition, this book discusses the use of waste plastics in many applications and covers the major routes of plastics waste disposal and litter control; an area which has previously lacked information.

This book is essential reading for any technical individual needing a comprehensive and authoritative review of the entire plastics waste field. Polymer chemists and environmental scientists will find useful and important information which could inspire a large audience of industrial and academic polymer scientists. In summary, specialists in the plastics and environmental sectors will find this book a useful and important reference source.

Title:Plastics Waste Management: Processing and DisposalFormat:HardcoverDimensions:182 pages, 9.21 × 6.14 × 0.44 inPublished:April 27, 2016Publisher:Smithers Rapra TechnologyLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:1910242969

ISBN - 13:9781910242964

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Table of Contents

1-Introduction; 2-Plastics and Additives; 3-Plastics and the Environment; 4-Plastics Processing Management; 5-Recycling Management; 6-Solid Waste Management; 7-Industrial Waste - Plastics; 8-Case Studies; 9-Market and Sale of Recycled Plastics; 10-Future Trends; 11-Conclusion