Open access peer-reviewed Edited Volume

Waste Material Recycling in the Circular Economy - Challenges and Developments

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Dimitris S. Achilias

Aristotle University of Thessaloniki

PublishedApril 20th, 2022

Doi10.5772/intechopen.95163

ISBN978-1-83969-681-7

Print ISBN978-1-83969-680-0

eBook (PDF) ISBN978-1-83969-682-4

Copyright year2022

Number of pages336

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1. Are Reliable and Emerging Technologies Available for Plastic Recycling in a Circular Economy?

By John A. Glaser, Endalkachew Sahle-Demessie and Te’ri L. Richardson

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2. Recent Advances in Pre-Treatment of Plastic Packaging Waste

By Rita Kol, Martijn Roosen, Sibel Ügdüler, Kevin M. Van Geem, Kim Ragaert, Dimitris S. Achilias and Steven De Meester

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3. Current Topics in Plastic Recycling

By Maria Anna Charitopoulou, Eleni Alexopoulou, Panagiotis Alexiou and Dimitris S. Achilias

147
5. Polyethylenes: A Vital Recyclable Polymer

By Macdenis Egbuhuzor, Chima Umunankwe and Peter Ogbobe

54
6. An Evaluation of Recycled Polymeric Materials Usage in Denim with Lifecycle Assesment Methodology

By Sedef Uncu Aki, Cevza Candan, Banu Nergis and Neslihan Sebla Önder

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8. Effect of Environmental Aging on Tensile Properties of Post-Consumer Recycled (PCR) Polycarbonates

By Rashed Islam, Syed Zameer, Jacki Laiz, David Chen, Anthony Yu and Ayyana Chakravartula

131
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11. Phytomass-Derived Multifunctional Activated Carbon as a “Wonder-Material”: A Paradigm Shift of Filth-to-Wealth

By Palanichamy Kalyani, Thakku Rangachari Banuprabha, Chinnamayan Sudharsana and Nazim Anvarsha

82
12. A Zero-Waste Process for the Treatment of Spent Potliner (SPL) Waste

By Samir I. Abu-Eishah, Manal D.M. Raheem, Fatma A.S. Aljasmi, Fatima M.O. Alameri, Amna G.R. Alblooshi and Intesar F.R. Alnahdi

149
13. Urban Mining of e-Waste and the Role of Consumers

By Dimitris Georgantzis Garcia and Sven Kevin van Langen

144

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