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Ecological Assessment Polymers

Strategies for Product Stewardship and Regulatory Programs

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Published by Wiley .
Written in English


Edition Notes

ContributionsJohn D. Hamilton (Editor), Roger Sutcliffe (Editor)
The Physical Object
Number of Pages345
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL7614637M
ISBN 100471287822
ISBN 109780471287827

The overall aim of this thesis was to study the environmental and health hazards of chemicals in plastic polymers and products from a toxicological perspective. Plastics in the society Production of plastic materials started on an in dustrial scale in thes and s. In the.   The focus of this book is the chemistry of environmental engineering and its applications, with a special emphasis on the use of polymers in this field. It explores the creation and use of polymers with special properties such as viscoelasticity and interpenetrating networks; examples of which include the creation of polymer-modified asphalt as well as polymers with Author: Johannes Karl Fink.

  Buy Environmental Assessment of Polymers under the U.S. Toxic Substances Control Act by U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (ISBN: ) from Amazon's Book Store. Everyday low prices and free delivery on eligible : Paperback.   The term ecological design was coined in a book by Sim van der Ryn and Stewart Cowan, in which the authors argued for a seamless integration of human activities with natural processes to minimize destructive environmental impact. Following their cautionary statements, William McDonough and Michael Braungart published in their manifesto Author: Lydia Kallipoliti.

This study evaluates the efficacy of green design principles such as the “12 Principles of Green Chemistry,” and the “12 Principles of Green Engineering” with respect to environmental impacts found using life cycle assessment (LCA) methodology. A case study of 12 polymers is presented, seven derived from petroleum, four derived from biological sources, and one derived from by: The 13th International Conference on “Advanced Polymers via Macromolecular Engineering” (APME ) will be held in the beautiful historic town, Stellenbosch in South Africa from 15 – 18 April APME will be the latest in a series of successful polymer meetings, the most recent of which were held in Ghent (Belgium) (), Yokohama [ ].


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