6. Sustainable Considerations in Material Selection

  1. Michael Tolinski

Published Online: 16 NOV 2011

DOI: 10.1002/9781118217849.ch6

Plastics and Sustainability: Towards a Peaceful Coexistence between Bio-based and Fossil Fuel-based Plastics

Plastics and Sustainability: Towards a Peaceful Coexistence between Bio-based and Fossil Fuel-based Plastics

How to Cite

Tolinski, M. (2011) Sustainable Considerations in Material Selection, in Plastics and Sustainability: Towards a Peaceful Coexistence between Bio-based and Fossil Fuel-based Plastics, John Wiley & Sons, Inc., Hoboken, NJ, USA. doi: 10.1002/9781118217849.ch6

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 16 NOV 2011
  2. Published Print: 10 OCT 2011

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780470938782

Online ISBN: 9781118217849

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Keywords:

  • material selection;
  • plastics;
  • beverage bottles;
  • bio-based resins;
  • engineering (bio)polymers

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Introduction

  • A Broad Example of Materials Selection: Plastics vs. Metals and Glass

  • Material Selection for Common High-Volume Plastics Applications

  • Bio-based Plastic Selection

  • The Selection Process: A Visual Approach