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Polymers and the environment

Author: Gerald Scott
Publisher: Cambridge : Royal Society of Chemistry, ©1999.
Series: RSC paperbacks.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"The book reviews the properties and industrial applications of polymers and discusses their environmental benefits compared with traditional materials. It also addresses the issues of polymer durability, recycling processes to aid waste minimization and biodegradable polymers. This text is intended to introduce the non-specialist reader to the benefits and limitations of polymeric materials from an environmental  Read more...
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Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Scott, Gerald, 1927-
Polymers and the environment.
Cambridge : Royal Society of Chemistry, ©1999
(OCoLC)606077170
Online version:
Scott, Gerald, 1927-
Polymers and the environment.
Cambridge : Royal Society of Chemistry, ©1999
(OCoLC)607195102
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Gerald Scott
ISBN: 0854045783 9780854045785
OCLC Number: 40980529
Description: 132 pages : illustrations ; 22 cm.
Contents: Polymers in modern life --
Environmental impact of polymers --
Environmental stability of polymers --
Management of polymer wastes --
Biodegradable polymers.
Series Title: RSC paperbacks.
Responsibility: Gerald Scott.

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This text is intended to introduce the non-specialist reader to the benefits and limitations of polymeric materials from an environmental viewpoint.  Read more...

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