Research Papers/Topics in Environmental Chemistry

Health and Environmental Effects of Burning Plastic

Plastic is a material consisting of any of a wide range of synthetic or semi-synthetic organics that are malleable and can be molded into solid objects of diverse shapes. Plastics are typically organic polymers of high molecular mass, but they often contain other substances. They are usually synthetic, most commonly derived from petrochemicals, but many are partially natural (LPP, 2011). Plasticity is the general property of all materials that are able to irreversibly deform without breaking,...