PVC Plasticizers and Sustainability – Polymer Additives Sri Lanka

PVC Plasticizers and Sustainability – Polymer Additives Sri Lanka

"International sustainability criteria for plastic

Considering the complexity of plastic products, with different polymer types, additives, modes of production, functions, uses and management practices, the report argues that it is not possible to define one single overarching criterion for their sustainability. Plastic recycling – SlideShare• Plastic requires high energy ultra-violet light to break down,so the amount of plastic waste in our oceans is steadily increasing. • Polymer degradation takes much longer as a result of haline environments and the cooling effect of the sea.(Barnes et.al,2009