Marine Plastics Abatement: Volume 2. Technology, Management, Business and Future Trends


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Publication Date: 15/01/2023

Pages: 304

Binding: Paperback

ISBN13: 9781789063431

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Marine Plastics Abatement Volume 2, focusses on abatement strategies and up-to-date technological innovations against marine plastic pollution such as resource recovery, plastics-to-values, co-processing, dumpsite recovery, etc. With an understanding of technological solutions and proper management practices, this volume suggests ways to develop businesses from plastic wastes with several cases from developed and developing countries. Furthermore, business case studies are presented along with recent scientific information, and practical exercises together with discussions on future trends such as introduction of biodegradable, or decomposable plastics; product designs for recycling/upcycling; etc.

Volume 1 is available here.  


Chapter 6 Plastic-to-values: technologies and applications
Thammarat Koottatep

Chapter 7 Non-recyclable plastics: management practices and implications
Thammarat Koottatep

Chapter 8 Recovery of plastics by dumpsite mining
Pawan Kumar Srikanth and Chettiyappan Visvanathan

Chapter 9 Business development from plastic wastes toward circular economy
Atitaya Panuvatvanich and Nantamol Limphitakphong

Chapter 10 Bioplastics: potential substitution to fossil-based plastics
Wenchao Xue

Chapter 11 Innovations and future trends in plastic waste management
Wenchao Xue


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