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Published by Wiley .
Written in English


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ContributionsJohn D. Hamilton (Editor), Roger Sutcliffe (Editor)
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Number of Pages345
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Open LibraryOL7614637M
ISBN 100471287822
ISBN 109780471287827

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ISBN: OCLC Number: Description: xii, pages ; 24 cm: Contents: Overview of ecological toxicity test methods / Krzystof M. Jop --Overview of ecological fate test methods / Jon Doi --Biodegradation testing of polymers in soil / Richard Bartha and Asha V. Yabannavar --Biodegradation testing of polymers in compost / Michael A. Cole - . The book examines the environmental and social effects of polymer materials and explains methods of quantifying environmental performance. With an emphasis on the importance of education, the authors stress the importance of awareness and activity in negating polymers' environmental impact. This research has focused on the source identification, concentration, and ecological risk assessment of eight heavy metals in the largest karst wetland (Huixian) of south China. Numerous samples from superficial soil and sediment within ten representative landuse types were collected and examined, and the results were analyzed using multiple : Liangliang Huang, Saeed Rad, Li Xu, Liangying Gui, Xiaohong Song, Yanhong Li, Zhiqiang Wu, Zhongbing. Environmental Assessment of Polymers under the U.S. Toxic Substances Control Act [U.S. Environmental Protection Agency] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) was introduced on December 2, by President Richard Nixon. The agency is charged with protecting human health and the environment.

With the rapid socio-economic development, human disturbances are believed to have resulted in the degradation of the watershed ecosystem. The ecological damage to and environmental pollution of river basins have caused great losses. It is widely agreed upon that the protection and restoration of river ecosystems should be on the agenda. Ecological compensation, an Author: Xin Jiang, Yuyu Liu, Ranhang Zhao. A'" f i -'.' ' I ENVIRONMENTAL ASSESSMENT OF POLYMERS UNDER THE U.S. TOXIC SUBSTANCES CONTROL ACT Robert S. Boethling1* and J. Vincent Nabholz2 1 Chief, Environmental Fate Section, Exposure Assessment Branch, Economics, Exposure and Technology Division; and 'Senior Biologist, Environmental Effects Branch, Health and . Polymers Used in US Household Cleaning Products: Assessment of Data Availability for Ecological Risk Assessment Article (PDF Available) in Integrated Environmental Assessment and Management 15(4. It descibes the thermal behavior, including flammability properties, of compostable polymers. It also explores possible routes of compostable polymers waste disposal through an ecological lens. Finally, the book examines the economic factors at work, including price evolution over the past decade, the current market, and future perspectives.

The book examines the environmental and social effects of polymer materials and explains methods of quantifying environmental performance. With an emphasis on the importance of education, the authors stress the importance of awareness and activity in negating polymers environmental impact. Environmental concerns and legislative measures taken in different regions of the world make composting an increasingly attractive route for the disposal of redundant polymers. This book provides up–to-date results and information about compostable polymer materials in a coherent and comprehensive manner. ISBN: OCLC Number: Description: xxxviii, pages: illustrations, maps ; 25 cm. Contents: Some notes on two controversies around plastic materials and their media coverage / Laura Maxim --Plastic waste and the environment / Claude Duval --Polymers and marine litter / François Galgani --Between prejudice and realities: how plastics . The increase of packaging (“convenience packaging”) and other “short‐term” uses and the resulting impact of plastic waste on the environment have become heated public issues in recent years. 6 Due to their persistence, plastics accumulate in the environment, are fragmented into smaller pieces (often called “microplastics”), and Cited by: