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Plastics

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meredith clark

on 3 December 2010

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The FUTURE of PLASTICS! Reduce. Reuse. Recycle. What happens when you recycle? 1.Brought to facilities. 2.Sorted and Cleaned. 3.Melted down. 4.End Product. Parkesine Alexander Parks 1862 first man-made plastic Celluloid John Wesley Hyatt First thermoplastic Photographic film Billiard balls Bakelite Leo Baekeland 1907 first thermoset plastic Rayon and Cellophane Louis Marie Hilaire Berniguat 1891 Dr. Jacques Edwin Brandenberger Nylon Wallace Hume Carothers DuPont Lab toothbrushes silk stockings PVC, SaranTM, and Teflon® Waldo Semon Ralph Wiley 1933 Roy Plunkett 1938 Polyethylene E.W. Fawcett and R.O. Gibson 1933 Most common plastic Velcro® and Silly Putty® James Wright silicone oil boric acid George de Maestral 1957 Plastics: the past, present, and future Present in Plastics Plastic Industry * Attempting to reduce energy consumption.
* Use of plastic waste materials *Plastic industry impacts our life majorly. Chemists *Organic chemists Bibliography http://www.jisf.or.jp/en/activity/warm/commit/plastic.html http://www.americanchemistry.com/s_plastics/doc.asp?CID=1102&DID=4665#plastics http://www.aseanenvironment.info/Abstract/41014765.pdf http://portal.acs.org/portal/acs/corg/content?_nfpb=true&_pageLabel=PP_ARTICLEMAIN&node_id=1188&content_id=CTP_003397&use_sec=true&sec_url_var=region1&__uuid=4411087f-25cd-40ed-89b9-54a40256f4ae __ billion pounds of plastic bottles deposited in landfills each year. __ pounds of plastic packaging is disposed per person each year. NEW RECYCLING DISCOVERIES! ----------------------->
Minimized enviornmental footprint. Organic Catalysts
Synthesis of polyesters
Drugs
macromolecules We Need to Make a CHANGE!
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