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Published by Business Communications Co. in Norwalk, CT .
Written in English


  • Plastics -- Recycling.,
  • Plastic scrap -- Recycling -- Economic aspects.

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Edition Notes

StatementFrank Renaud, project analyst.
SeriesBusiness opportunity report ;, P-132
ContributionsRenaud, Frank., Business Communications Co.
LC ClassificationsTP1122 .T33 1992
The Physical Object
Paginationxi, 194 leaves ;
Number of Pages194
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL1142711M
ISBN 100893368970
LC Control Number94112902

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Understanding Plastics Recycling 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. 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. This book is intended for all those who are interested in recycling of post consumer plastic waste. Although, this book discusses technical aspects of recycling 5/5(2). Handbook of Plastic Waste Recycling include process, technology, formulations, cost estimation and complete resources to start new industry including market . As society has steadily increased its use of plastics, plastic waste management has become a growing concern around the world. Today, about Mt of plastics are produced annually. Yet, plastic recycling is still limited compared to most other bulk materials. The plastic recycling rate in the EU is today about 25%.

The book covers Introduction, Details of Polymers, Types of Plastics, Identification of Plastics, Recycling of Plastic Waste, Recycling of Thermosets, Chemical Recycling, Recycling Commodities Plastics, Recovery of Chemicals from Plastic Waste, Factors Affecting Recycling Process, Automatic Scrap Recycling, Reclaiming Polyamide Spin Fibres, EPS-Recycling from Post-Consumer Expanded. E-Waste Not: Recycling Our High-Tech Cast-Offs By Goffman, Ethan E Magazine, Vol. 22, No. 5, September-October Read preview Overview Cash for Your Trash: Scrap Recycling in America By Carl A. Zimring Rutgers University Press,   This recycling technology aims to return post-consumer plastic waste to its molecular form for use as a feedstock for new plastic materials. The new plastic materials created by LyondellBasell’s MoReTec technology can be used in food packaging and healthcare items, which must meet strict regulatory requirements. After several instances of Canadian plastic waste turning up overseas in places like the Philippines and Malaysia, CBC's Marketplace wanted to track the lifecycle of Canadian plastic.

  Our oceans are drowning in plastic but current technologies for recycling plastic are not enough. Meet 7 startups with new tech for recycling plastic. Technology turns waste polystyrene into a liquid product that it then sells to manufacturing facilities. Presto-chango, that Styrofoam ramen bowl is now a kid’s bicycle helmet. 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 - presenting practical cost scenarios for the collection and disposal of waste.;Examining the issue of plastics waste in a broad social and environmental context, Plastics Waste Management: considers.   Pyrolysis recycling of mixed waste plastics into generator and transportation fuels is seen as the answer for recovering value from unwashed, mixed plastics and achieving their desired diversion from landfill. This book provides an overview of the science and technology of pyrolysis of waste plastics. 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 considerations.