Degradable Polymers, Recycling, and Plastics Waste Management

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CRC Press, Jul 7, 1995 - Science - 336 pages
Based on the International Workshop on Controlled Life-Cycle of Polymeric Materials held in Stockholm, this work examines degradable polymers and the recycling of plastic materials. It highlights recent results on recycling and waste management, including topics such as renewable resources, degradation, processing and products, and environmental issues.
 

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Contents

1 S J Huang Polym Mater Sci Eng 63 633 1990
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16 J C Huang A S Shetty and M S Wang Adv Polym Technol 10
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Recycling BIOPOLComposting and Material Recycling
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20 E A Dawes and P J Senior Adv Microb Physiol 10 135 1993
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Applications and Environmental Aspects of Chitin and Chitosan
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Use of Biosynthetic Biodegradable Thermoplastics and Elastomers from
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Blends of Bacterial Poly3Hydroxybutyrate with Cellulose Acetate
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29 Y Doi Y Kanesawa M Kunioka and T Saito Macromolecules 23 26
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35 J D Gu D T Eberiel S P McCarthy and R A Gross J Environ
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Starch Properties Modifications and Applications
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Synthesis of Potentially Biodegradable Polymers
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Zbigniew Jedliński Piotr Kurcok and Robert W Lenz
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Synthesis and Applications of Photodegradable PolyEthylene Terephthalate
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Compostable Films of MaterBi Z Grades
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Properties and Polymerization of Biodegradable Thermoplastic
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Degradability of Poly▀Hydroxybutyrates Correlation with Chemical
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32 H Nishida and Y Tokiwa J Environ Polym Degrad 11 65 1993
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Source and Maintenance of Microorganisms Used
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Can Polyethylene Be a Photobiodegradable Synthetic Polymer?
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S Iannace L Ambrosio S J Huang and L Nicolais
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Index
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