Some Misconceptions About Plastic Degradation
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In consistence with the importance of implementing best utilization of human resources towards maintaining suitable healthy environment for our next generations, concepts and fundamentals upon which most researches on degradation of plastics are based, as a solution of solid waste reduction, will be discussed. Proper understanding of plastic figures would better utilize human efforts toward useful tasks to control solid waste. Unfortunately, when plastics are made more degradable, they become less recyclable. Furthermore, care and precautions are increasingly needed in case toxic products are released upon degradation.