Case Studies and Recent Update of Plastic Waste Degradation

@inproceedings{Shahnawaz2019CaseSA,
  title={Case Studies and Recent Update of Plastic Waste Degradation},
  author={M. Shahnawaz and Manisha K. Sangale and A. Ade},
  year={2019}
}
  • M. Shahnawaz, Manisha K. Sangale, A. Ade
  • Published 2019
  • Environmental Science
  • Every year around 100 million tons of plastic waste gets accumulated in the environment globally and is increasing at an alarming rate. Plastic waste leads to death of various marine and terrestrial animals due to choking or by entanglement. To increase the tensile strength of the plastic, various plasticizers (e.g., phthalate) were added to the plastic. These phthalates are reported as endocrine disruptor and also reported to have carcinogenic potential. So, to tackle the plastic waste… CONTINUE READING
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