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Effect of Increasing Plastics Content on Recycling of Automobiles.

United States. Bureau of Mines.

Effect of Increasing Plastics Content on Recycling of Automobiles.

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SeriesUS Bureau of Mines Technical Progress Report -- 79
ContributionsDean, K., Sterner, J., Valdez, E.
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Open LibraryOL21735152M

other sectors such as automobiles, medical and health care, packaging, sports and leisure is also increasing. PVC is a thermoplastic composed of 57% chlorine and 43% carbon. It is less dependent than other polymers on crude oil or natural gas, which are non-renewable, and hence PVC can be regarded Reivew ArticleCited by: 2. fluoride content ranging from to milligrams per liter and this is too high as compared to the World Health Organization’s standard of to milligram per liter (Rizvi, ). According to Ashraf et al (), In present scenario due to industrialization and increased population, the drains of Pakistan carry the industrial andCited by: By , the worldwide annual production of plastics will surpass million tons. Plastics are indispensable materials in modern society, and many products manufactured from plastics are a boon to public health (e.g., disposable syringes, intravenous bags). However, plastics also pose health risks. Of principal concern are endocrine-disrupting properties, as triggered for example Cited by:


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Bureau of Mines, DrAdrian Merrington, in Applied Plastics Engineering Handbook, Publisher Summary. Plastic recycling is described as the process of recovering scrap or waste plastics and reprocessing the material into useful products, sometimes completely different in form from their original state.

Classifying by the final product of any given recovery process recycling can be. Durable plastics recycling. Durable plastics, as opposed to most packaging and convenience goods which are discarded after a single use, tend to have a life of 3 or more years.

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Plasticity is the general property of all materials which can deform irreversibly without breaking but, in the class of moldable polymers, this occurs to such a degree that their actual name derives from this specific ability.

The increasing rate of plastic waste generation coupled with undesirable disposal, especially in the urban areas, has resulted to environmental threat in the globe which has been attributed to legislation, poor biodegradability, economic growth, rural to urban migration, increase in consumption, and standard or cost of living.

This chapter will focus on overview, properties of Author: Taofik Oladimeji Azeez. Recycling is the process of converting waste materials into new materials and objects. The recyclability of a material depends on its ability to reacquire the properties it had in its virgin state.

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Collectively, the industry produces and sells approximately 15 million cars and light trucks each year. Attendees noted the positive roles of plastics in society. Erik Solheim, head of the U.N. Environment Program—which declared "war" on ocean plastics last year—said plastics in automobiles reduce fuel consumption and plastic packaging can reduce food waste.

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The use of plastics in society is the by product of using too much oil to fuel our automobiles. As a result the disposal of plastic waste is an increasing problem. Not to mention the effect on the environment due to the incredible amount of industrialized metals, plastics, electronic materials, rubber, and glass it takes to manufacture each car.

Through much of the twentieth century the vehicles have been made of steel. Increasingly, other materials, such as plastics and fiberglass, are used as construction materials. A number of projects, most frequently on the European continent, have tried recycling automobile components.

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