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 have endeavoured to make this book easily understandable to anyone interested in the subject enabling the reader to gain a thorough grounding in all the subjects discussed.Recycled plastics often compete with other materials such as concrete or lumber [ 13]. ... It must not only minimise waste but should also help to conserve resources and reduce environmental pollution. Given these conditions, the average recycling rates for post-consumer plastics cannot be increased endlessly, rather, ecologically sound rates will have a different value for each application. ... Plastics are a#39;oil used intelligentlya#39;  or a#39;energy borrowed temporarilya#39; from crude oil. As longanbsp;...
|Title||:||Handbook of Plastics Recycling|
|Author||:||Francesco La Mantia|
|Publisher||:||iSmithers Rapra Publishing - 2002-01-01|