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Recycling of Polyethylene Terephthalate Bottles

1st Edition - October 29, 2018

Editors: Sabu Thomas, Ajay Vasudeo Rane, Krishnan Kanny, Abitha VK, Martin George Thomas

Language: English
Hardback ISBN:
9 7 8 - 0 - 1 2 - 8 1 1 3 6 1 - 5
eBook ISBN:
9 7 8 - 0 - 3 2 3 - 5 0 9 6 7 - 1

Recycling of Polyethylene Terephthalate Bottles provides an overview of PET chemistry, highlighting the main degradation, depolymerization processes and pathways of PET, along wit… Read more

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Recycling of Polyethylene Terephthalate Bottles provides an overview of PET chemistry, highlighting the main degradation, depolymerization processes and pathways of PET, along with the applications of recycled monomers derived from PET waste. The latest methodologies of recycling and feedstock recovery are covered, providing critical foundational information. In addition, the book discusses a range of established methods of polymer recycling, with an emphasis on real world industrial case studies and the latest academic research. Users will find in-depth lifecycle and cost analysis of each waste management method, comparing the suitability and feasibility of each to support the decision -making process.

Polyethylene Terephthalate (PET) is the most recycled plastic in the world, but still represents a significant amount of landfill waste. This book presents an update on new regulations, providing recommendations for new opportunities in this area, including new processing methods and applications for recycled PET.