T. Randall Curlee & Sujit Das
Management, Control, Recycling and Disposal. Plastic wastes in the municipal solid waste (MSW) stream and in the industrial sector are discussed in this book. Quantities of plastic wastes generated, characterization of the wastes, their environmental impact, and management of the waste stream are described. Contents include: Wastes in the MSW Stream Production, Use and Disposal of Plastics and Plastic Products Options to Reduce the Impacts of Post-Consumer Plastics Wastes Recycling in the Industrial Sector Plastic Waste Projections Energy Content of Plastic Wastes Costs of Recycling Versus Disposal Recent Legislative and Regulatory Actions.