Plastic and Polymer Industry by Region Production, Consumption and Waste Management in the African Continent

This book addresses the need for a technical guided thought on production, consumption, and waste management of plastic and polymers in the African continent. Issues such as resource availability, processing technologies, plastic policies, and much more are covered in the book. While Africa is made...

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Bibliographic Details
Main Author: Olatunji, Ololade
Format: eBook
Published: Singapore Springer Nature Singapore 2022, 2022
Edition:1st ed. 2022
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Collection: Springer eBooks 2005- - Collection details see MPG.ReNa
Table of Contents:
  • Introduction
  • Polymers in early trade and industry in Africa
  • Production and processing techniques of some polymeric materials in the Early trade and industry of Africa
  • Plastics and polymers consumption in Africa today
  • Plastic bans in Africa
  • Plastic Recycling in Africa
  • Biopolymers production and applications
  • Plastic and polymer Manufacturing and processing in Africa today
  • Chemical recycling and energy recovery from plastics and other polymers in Africa
  • Plastic and polymer waste management across Africa
  • Microplastics: Emerging issues in Emerging Urbanisation
  • Future Outlook
  • Conclusions and recommendations