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Abstract

THIS REPORT GIVES AN ACCOUNT OF THE PROCEEDINGS OF AN INTERNATIONAL CONFERENCE HELD IN PARIS IN MARCH 1988 ON THE RECOVERY OF PLASTIC WASTE, AND ON THE DEBATE ON ITS RECYCLING - MAKING OF IT RATHER THAN MERELY BURNING IT OR USING IT FOR LANDFILL. THERE IS SOMETHINGBE SAID FOR AND AGAINST EACH OF THESE SOLUTIONS. EACH HAS ITS OWN ENERGY ENTIAL AND ENVIRONMENTAL IMPACT; AND EACH CAN BE PROFITABLY APPLIED GIVEN THE RIGHT TECHNOLOGY. AFTER AN EVALUATION OF THE STATE OF RESEARCH INTO THE PROBLEM, THE DELEGATES DESCRIBED THE SOURCES AND DISPOSAL OF REUSABLE PLASTICS IN JAPAN, ITALY, THE UNITED STATES AND FRANCE, THEN DESCRIBED THE COLLECTING AND SORTING OPERATIONS BASED ON DIFFERENT ENGLISH, BELGIAN AND FRENCH EXAMPLES, BEFORE CONCLUDING WITH THE NEW APPLICATIONS FOR RECYCLED PLASTICS THIS TIME USING ITALIAN AND FRENCH INSTANCES.

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Authors: L'HERMITE P, CEC-BRUSSELS;FRENCH AGENCY FOR WASTE RECOVERY AND DISPOSAL, ANGERS, F;FERRERO G L, CEC-BRUSSELS;FRENCH AGENCY FOR WASTE RECOVERY AND DISPOSAL, ANGERS, F;METTELET C CEC-BRUSSELS, CEC-BRUSSELS;FRENCH AGENCY FOR WASTE RECOVERY AND DISPOSAL, ANGERS, F;FRENCH AGENCY FOR WASTE RECOVERY AND DISPOSAL, ANGERS, F, CEC-BRUSSELS;FRENCH AGENCY FOR WASTE RECOVERY AND DISPOSAL, ANGERS, F
Bibliographic Reference: EUR 11717 EN, FR (1988) FS, PP 252, ECU 20.00, AVAILABILITY: EUROFFICE, LUXEMBOURG, BP 1003, GDL
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Record Number: 1989126206400 / Last updated on: 1989-04-01
Category: PUBLICATION
Available languages: en,fr
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