Post-consumer Plastic Solid Wastes: Recent Research Trends

Bupe G. Mwanza, Charles Mbohwa

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapterpeer-review


An overview of the different types of plastics is presented in this chapter. Plastics are categorized into thermoplastics and thermosetting. The different types of plastics under the two categories and the purposes for which they are manufactured are discussed.

Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationSpringerBriefs in Applied Sciences and Technology
PublisherSpringer Science and Business Media Deutschland GmbH
Number of pages16
Publication statusPublished - 2022

Publication series

NameSpringerBriefs in Applied Sciences and Technology
ISSN (Print)2191-530X
ISSN (Electronic)2191-5318

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Biotechnology
  • General Chemical Engineering
  • General Mathematics
  • General Materials Science
  • Energy Engineering and Power Technology
  • General Engineering


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