publication . Article . 2007

PET and Recycling

Funda Sevencan; Songul A. Vaizoglu;
Open Access English
  • Published: 01 Aug 2007 Journal: TAF Preventive Medicine Bulletin (issn: 1303-734X, Copyright policy)
  • Publisher: GMMA Department of Public Health
Abstract
This review aims to clarify the need of decreasing the environmental effects caused by human and draw attention to the increasing environmental effects of plastics wastes. Plastics consist of organic molecules with high density molecules or polymers. Main resources of plastics are the residue of oil rafineries. Several advantages of plastics, have increased the usage continuously. Polyethylene Terephthalate (PET) is the most commonly used plastics. PET is used to protect food, drinking water, fruit juice, alcoholic beverage, and food packing films. By the increasing interest on the environmental effects of plastic wastes, concerns on the recyclable packing mater...
Subjects
free text keywords: Polyethylene Terephthalate (PET), R, Plastics, Medicine, recycling of plastics
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publication . Article . 2007

PET and Recycling

Funda Sevencan; Songul A. Vaizoglu;