Polymers: The Environment and Sustainable Development (Paperback)
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Polymers: The Environment and Sustainable Development (Paperback)

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Paperback 234 Pages / Published: 14/02/2003
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" an accessible treatment of this crucial area " (Materials World, May 2003)

In light of new regulations in the EU, America, and Japan, polymer producers have been forced to recycle. This book provides discussion on the impact of reusing polymers such as plastic and rubber on the environment.

Timely information on the environmental impact of polymer recyclingEach chapter contains relevant sample questions and answersContains chapters on the economics and legislation of recycling, and on LCADiscusses the advantages and disadvantages of polymer recycling

Essential reading for students, as well as an invaluable reference guide for technologists and industrialists, in the vast arena of environmental and polymer sciences.

Publisher: John Wiley and Sons Ltd
ISBN: 9780471877417
Number of pages: 234
Weight: 442 g
Dimensions: 244 x 189 x 13 mm


MEDIA REVIEWS
"...this book provides a study-aid, yet also a comprehensive and current reference tool." (Rapra Abstracts)

"...an accessible treatment of this crucial area..." (Materials World, May 2003)

"...Comprising eight very comprehensible chapters..." (Chemistry & Industry, 16 June 2003)

"...Strikingly designed and conceived..." (Industry & Environment, Jan-March 2003)

"...for any reader wishing a broad introduction to this topic...recommended..." (Choice, September 2003)

"...an excellent textbook. All universities and colleges should have a copy..." (Materials World, 11 November 2003)

"...could be viewed as a 'life-guide' to polymeric materials..." (Polymer International, Vol 53(2), Feb 2004)

"...clearly illustrates the case...an invaluable constant reminder...an invaluable read for those wishing to make a difference..." (Environment International, Vol 29, 2004)

"...no hesitation in recommending this book to anyone...represents exceptionally good value for money..." (Journal of Materials Technology, Vol 19(1), Spring 2004

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