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Peak Plastic: The Rise or Fall of Our Synthetic World

Peak Plastic: The Rise or Fall of Our Synthetic World
 

Shows why plastics, in aggregate, have become a toxin to humans, wildlife, and the planet, and proposes novel solutions that involve neither traditional recycling nor giving up plastic.- Provides a realistic solution for our use of plastic: not to eliminate it, but to innovate it... read full description below.

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ISBN 9781440864179
Published 11 October 2018 by ABC-CLIO
Available in EPUB format
Software Read in Browser or Adobe Ebook Compatible Device
Language en
Author(s) By Buffington, Jack
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ISBN-13 9781440864179
ISBN-10
Stock Available
Status Wheelers ePlatform
Publisher ABC-CLIO
Imprint Praeger
Publication Date 11 October 2018
International Publication Date 2 November 2018
Publication Country
Format EPUB ebook
Author(s) By Buffington, Jack
Category Economics, Finance, Business, Industry
Production & Quality Control Management
Technology, Engineering & Agriculture
Technical Design
Waste Treatment & Disposal
Number of Pages 152
Dimensions Not specified
Weight Not specified - defaults to 0g
Interest Age 19+ years
Reading Age 19+ years
Dewey Code 363.738
Catalogue Code 972674

Description of this Electronic Book

Shows why plastics, in aggregate, have become a toxin to humans, wildlife, and the planet, and proposes novel solutions that involve neither traditional recycling nor giving up plastic.- Provides a realistic solution for our use of plastic: not to eliminate it, but to innovate it- Views plastic not only as a known environmental and health hazard but as a material critical to our future and therefore worth revising for future use- Explains what we must do-and by when-in order to be able to keep using plastic without harming the planet or our health- Shows the links between the environmental, toxicological, and socioeconomic challenges in our use of plastic, and how these dangers can be remedied by supply chain innovation- Introduces two significant disruptive innovations that if implemented, will save us from the growing problem posed by synthetics

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Author's Bio

Jack Buffington is responsible for warehousing and fulfillment for MillerCoors, and he teaches at University College and the Daniel's College of Business at the University of Denver. He is the author of The Recycling Myth.

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