Research and Development of Plastics Recycling Technology


Jeffrey R. Brady (Editor)

Series: Waste and Waste Management
BISAC: TEC010020

Plastics manufacturing and production grew exponentially during and after World War II. The OECD estimates that global production of plastic increased from two million tons of plastic per year in 1950 to more than 400 million tons per year today. This book examines plastics recycling challenges in the United States and discuss new and emerging technologies to reduce the lifecycle environmental impact of plastic.

Table of Contents


Chapter 1. Plastic Waste Reduction and Recycling Research: Moving from Staggering Statistics to Sustainable Systems
Committee on Science, Space, and Technology

Chapter 2. Closing the Loop: Emerging Technologies in Plastics Recycling
Committee on Science, Space, and Technology

Chapter 3. Biorecycling of Plastics
United States Government Accountability Office


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