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Interactions of Trace Metals with Plastic Production Pellets in the Marine Environment
(University of Plymouth, 2013)
This study investigates the interactions between dissolved trace metals and plastic debris under controlled laboratory conditions by using polyethylene pellets as a model plastic particle. Specifically, the study compared ...
DEVELOPMENT OF MINERAL PARTICLE SURFACES FOR THE ADSORPTION OF PITCH FROM WOOD PROCESSING AND RECYCLING OF PAPER
(University of Plymouth, 2012)
During the production of paper in paper mills, detrimental wood resin is released into the water circuit of the mill during the pulping process of the wood into fibres. This wood resin, termed pitch, can detrimentally ...
Surface adsorption and pore-level properties of mineral and related systems of relevance to the recycling of paper
(University of Plymouth, 2010)
There is a significant problem for the paper recycling industry known as “stickies”. “Stickies” are tacky species, present in recycled paper and coated broke, derived from coating formulations, adhesives, etc. They impact ...