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Greene, Joseph P.

Sustainable Plastics: Environmental Assessments of Biobased, Biodegradable, and Recycled Plastics

Greene, Joseph P. - Sustainable Plastics: Environmental Assessments of Biobased, Biodegradable, and Recycled Plastics, ebook

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Providing guidelines for implementing sustainable practices for traditional petroleum based plastics, biobased plastics, and recycled plastics, Sustainable Plastics and the Environment explains what sustainable plastics are, why sustainable plastics are needed, which sustainable plastics to use, and how manufacturing companies can integrate them into their manufacturing operations. A vital resource for practitioners, scientists, researchers, and students, the text includes impacts of plastics including Life Cycle Assessments (LCA) and sustainability strategies related to biobased plastics and petroleum based plastics as well as end-of-life options for petroleum and biobased plastics.

Keywords: Biopolymers, Sustainable Plastics and the Environment, Joseph P. Greene, green house gas pollution, end-of life options, life cycle assessments, LCA, sustainability strategies, mechanical recycling, chemical recycling, composting

Author(s)
Publisher
John Wiley and Sons, Inc.
Publication year
2014
Language
en
Edition
1
Page amount
336 pages
Category
Technology, Energy, Traffic
Format
Ebook
eISBN (ePUB)
9781118899809
Printed ISBN
9781118104811

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