Recycling and Reuse of Polymeric Residues

Code: CEM 175

Credits: 05

Elective subject


  • General aspects about solid residues management
  • Polymeric Residues Production (availability)
  • Polymeric Residues Impacts
  • Reuse of Polymeric Residues
  • Recycling routes of Polymeric Residues
  • Recycling of Post Consumer Polymeric Residues – Case Studies
  • Recycling of Engineering Plastics – Case Studies
  • Life Cycle Analysis and Ambiental Laws
  • Technical and Economical Aspects of Recycling of Polymeric Residues


  1. Tukker, Arnold,Rapra Review Reports,Plastics Waste : Feestock Recycling, Chemical Recycling and Incineration, 2002, Smithers Rapra Publishing.
  2. Bruce Hegberg, Mixed Plastics Recycling Technology,, 1993, Ed. William Andrew.
  3. Goodship, Vannessa, Introduction to Plastics Recycling, Smithers Rapra Publishing.
  4. Michael Tolinski, Plastics and Sustainability, 2011, Ed. Scrivener.
  5. Anthony L. Andrady, Plastics and Environmental Sustainability, 2015, Wiley.