Plastics: Issues Challenges and Remediation

  title={Plastics: Issues Challenges and Remediation},
  author={Vipin Koushal and Raman Sharma and Meenakshi Sharma and Ratika Sharma and Vivek Sharma},
  journal={International Journal of Waste Resources},
Plastics have become a vital asset for humanity. Though extensive research and new technologies have led to invent of newer and safer plastics, but drawbacks and challenges of plastics have never been resolved and impact is on the rise. Some of the major compounds (vinyl chloride, dioxins, and plasticizers) are causative factors of hormone-disruption, reproductive dysfunction, breast growth and testicular cancers. The harmful effects are also pronounced in newborns via mothers during pregnancy… Expand

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