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Methods To Manage And Control Plastic Wastes: Report To Congress (See OPPT Library Copy #530-SW-89-051).

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The report identifies plastic articles of concern in the marine environment, describes the impacts of plastic waste on solid waste management, and evaluates methods for reducing impacts of plastic wastes including recycling, substitution away from plastics, the use of degradable plastics, source reduction in plastic waste, and methods for controlling sources of plastic marine debris. The file contains the Executive Summary, TOC, Chapters 1 and 5 (Options to reduce the impacts of post-consumer plastic waste), and Appendix C (Substitutes for Lead- and cadmium-containing additives for plastic).

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1990
S.90.13
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Yes
EPA Office:
Multiple offices
Office Suboffice:
Office of Solid Waste and Emergency Response - Office of Water
Office Division:
No division specified
EPA Author:
NR
Document Type:
Other Document
Contractors:
ICF Incorporated
Document Status:
Final
Pages:
450

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