A Practical Guide to Plastics Sustainability

A Practical Guide to Plastics Sustainability: Concept, Solutions, and Implementation is a groundbreaking reference work offering a broad, detailed and highly practical vision of the complex concept of sustainability in plastics. The book's aim is to present a range of potential pathways towards more sustainable plastics parts and products, enabling the reader to further integrate the idea of sustainability into their design process. It begins by introducing the context and concept of sustainability, discussing perceptions, drivers of change, key factors, and environmental issues, before presenting a detailed outline of the current situation with types of plastics, processing, and opportunities for improved sustainability. Subsequent chapters focus on the different possibilities for improved sustainability, offering a step-by-step technical approach to areas including design, properties, renewable plastics, and recycling and re-use. Each of these pillars are supported by data, examples, analysis and best practice guidance. Finally, the latest developments and future possibilities are considered. Approaches the idea of sustainability from numerous angles, offering practical solutions to improve sustainability in the development of plastic components and products Explains how sustainability can be applied across plastics design, materials selection, processing, and end of life, all set alongside socioeconomic factors Considers key areas of innovation, such as eco-design, novel opportunities for recycling or re-use, bio-based polymers and new technologies

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  • Author : Michel Biron
  • Publisher : William Andrew
  • Pages : 690 pages
  • ISBN : 0128215402
  • Rating : 4/5 from 21 reviews
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A Practical Guide to Plastics Sustainability

A Practical Guide to Plastics Sustainability
  • Author : Michel Biron
  • Publisher : William Andrew
  • Release : 18 April 2020
GET THIS BOOKA Practical Guide to Plastics Sustainability

A Practical Guide to Plastics Sustainability: Concept, Solutions, and Implementation is a groundbreaking reference work offering a broad, detailed and highly practical vision of the complex concept of sustainability in plastics. The book's aim is to present a range of potential pathways towards more sustainable plastics parts and products, enabling the reader to further integrate the idea of sustainability into their design process. It begins by introducing the context and concept of sustainability, discussing perceptions, drivers of change, key factors,

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Living Green
  • Author : Greg Horn
  • Publisher : SCB Distributors
  • Release : 03 February 2011
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Over 85 percent of Americans today express concern about health and the environment, yet only a small fraction say they know where to begin. If you are concerned about climate change, personal health, or simply wish to tread more lightly on the earth, this book is for you. It wil help you get past the worry adn take positive action to improve both your health and the health of the planet. Based on a lifetime of research and practice, Greg Horn

Practical Guide to Polyvinyl Chloride

Practical Guide to Polyvinyl Chloride
  • Author : Stuart Patrick
  • Publisher : iSmithers Rapra Publishing
  • Release : 13 April 2021
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Polyvinyl chloride (PVC) has been around since the late part of the 19th century, although it was not produced commercially until the 1920s; it is the second largest consumed plastic material after polyethylene. PVC products can be rigid or flexible, opaque or transparent, coloured, and insulating or conducting. There is not just one PVC but a whole family of products tailor-made to suit the needs of each application. PVC is extremely cost effective in comparison to other plastics with a

Life Without Plastic

Life Without Plastic
  • Author : Jay Sinha,Chantal Plamondon
  • Publisher : Page Street Publishing
  • Release : 12 December 2017
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After the birth of their son, Jay Sinha and Chantal Plamondon set out on a journey to eliminate plastic baby bottles as the Canadian government banned BPA. When they found it was difficult to procure glass baby bottles, Jay and Chantal made it their mission to not only find glass and metal replacements for plastic, but to make those products accessible to the public as well. Printed on wood-free FSC (sustainable certified) paper and with BPA-free ink, Life Without Plastic

Practical Guide to the Assessment of the Useful Life of Plastics

Practical Guide to the Assessment of the Useful Life of Plastics
  • Author : R. P. Brown,J. H. Greenwood
  • Publisher : iSmithers Rapra Publishing
  • Release : 13 April 2021
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After price and delivery time, the most frequently asked question about a product is 'How long will it last?' Lifetime expectancy is often many years, the service conditions may be complex, and there is a scarcity of definitive data on durability. The situation is complicated by the fact that there are a vast number of degradation agents, service conditions, properties of importance and different plastics. There are many inherent difficulties in designing durability tests. In many cases, the time

Practical Guide to Polypropylene

Practical Guide to Polypropylene
  • Author : Devesh Tripathi
  • Publisher : iSmithers Rapra Publishing
  • Release : 01 January 2002
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Polypropylene is now the third largest consumed plastic material after polyethylene and polyvinyl chloride. This book discusses the advantages and disadvantages of working with polypropylene, offering practical comment on the available types of polypropylene, its mechanical properties and in-service performance, and processing. Comparisons with other common plastics are also provided, which highlight the advantages of this polyolefin.

Creating an Eco-Friendly Early Years Setting

Creating an Eco-Friendly Early Years Setting
  • Author : Cheryl Hadland
  • Publisher : Routledge
  • Release : 04 June 2020
GET THIS BOOKCreating an Eco-Friendly Early Years Setting

This book offers a comprehensive guide to becoming a more eco-friendly setting, from small steps that can be taken to reduce waste and improve efficiency to setting up partnerships. It illustrates how sustainable choices can become a natural part of every child’s education and how children, parents and staff can all inspire sustainable behaviour across local communities and at national and international levels. Covering all aspects of practice including colleague and parental engagement, the environment, routines, resources, and teaching

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Plastics and Sustainability
  • Author : Michael Tolinski
  • Publisher : John Wiley & Sons
  • Release : 16 November 2011
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Clearly lays out the issues related to plastics' effects on theenvironment, while also serving as a practical, non-academic guidefor making sustainability decisions about plastics recyclingand the newest bio-based plastics Company managers, product developers, policy makers,environmental researchers, and plastics industry engineers areunder increasing pressure to find ways of minimizing theenvironmental footprint of plastic products. This accessible bookis designed to help readers understand the life-cycle impacts ofvarious plastics, clarifying the technical research and practicalarguments to show when bio-based and recycled plastics

Living Green

Living Green
  • Author : Greg Horn
  • Publisher : Freedom PressInc
  • Release : 13 April 2021
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Over 85% of Americans today express concern about health and the environment, but only a small fraction say they know where to begin. Whether you are concerned about climate change, personal health, or just want to live more lightly on the planet, this book is for you. It helps you get past the worry and take positive action to improve both your health and the health of our environment. Based on a lifetime of research and practice, this practical guide for

Thermoplastic Material Selection

Thermoplastic Material Selection
  • Author : Eric R. Larson
  • Publisher : William Andrew
  • Release : 30 April 2015
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Thermoplastic Material Selection: A Practical Guide presents current information on how proper material selection is a critical component of any manufactured product. The text is a practical guide to a difficult process, giving the reader a fundamental grounding in thermoplastic materials and providing the tools they need to save time, money, and frustration. The book provides an overview of the most commonly used thermoplastic materials, including discussions of the different chemical families, plastics categories, and material grades - and the

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Plastic-Free
  • Author : Beth Terry
  • Publisher : Simon and Schuster
  • Release : 21 April 2015
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“Guides readers toward the road less consumptive, offering practical advice and moral support while making a convincing case that individual actions . . . do matter.” —Elizabeth Royte, author, Garbage Land and Bottlemania Like many people, Beth Terry didn’t think an individual could have much impact on the environment. But while laid up after surgery, she read an article about the staggering amount of plastic polluting the oceans, and decided then and there to kick her plastic habit. In Plastic-Free, she shows

User's Guide to Plastic 2E

User's Guide to Plastic 2E
  • Author : Ulf Bruder
  • Publisher : Unknown Publisher
  • Release : 01 February 2019
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This book is an easy-to-read introduction to plastic materials and processing with many examples taken from everyday life. It is suitable for students and professionals at all levels and includes over 600 color images to illustrate the wide variety of plastics and process workflows used today. With its comprehensive coverage, this is probably the most versatile plastics handbook ever written!

Green, Greener, Greenest

Green, Greener, Greenest
  • Author : Lori Bongiorno
  • Publisher : Penguin
  • Release : 25 March 2008
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How green can you be? Green: Drive the speed limit Greener: Drive a fuel-efficient car Greenest: Bike or walk The perfect guide to help readers decide how to best spend their time and money to protect the environment, Green, Greener, Greenest offers flexible tips for everyday living, all categorized as "green," "greener," and "greenest." Cutting through the labeling and the hype, it helps readers choose the advice that fits their schedule, their budget, and their interests, with the understanding that