Handbook of Research on Environmental and Human Health Impacts of Plastic Pollution

Editor/Author Wani, Khursheed Ahmad, Ariana, Lutfah and Zuber, S.M.
Publication Year: 2020
Publisher: IGI Global

Single-User Purchase Price: $285.00
Unlimited-User Purchase Price: $427.50
ISBN: 978-1-5225-9452-9
Category: Science - Environmental sciences
Image Count: 59
Book Status: Available
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The Handbook of Research on Environmental and Human Health Impacts of Plastic Pollution is a collection of innovative research that assesses the negative impacts of plastic on the environment, human health, and ecosystems, and explores biotechnological approaches to solve plastic pollution.

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Table of Contents

  • Book Series
  • Editorial Advisory Board
  • Foreword
  • Preface
  • Acknowledgment
  • Section 1: Plastic Pollution and the Environment
  • Chapter 1: Plastic Pollution and Its ffect on the Environment
  • Chapter 2: Plastic Waste Environmental and Human Health Impacts
  • Chapter 3: Environmental and Health Implications of Plastic Pollution: A Pakistan Perspective
  • Chapter 4: Review Environmental Implications of Incineration of Municipal Solid Waste and Ash Disposal
  • Chapter 5: Plastic Pollution and the Ecological Impact on the Aquatic Ecosystem
  • Chapter 6: Marine Plastic Debris
  • Chapter 7: Detrimental Impact of Plastic Outcome on Agriculture: Biggest Threat to Environment
  • Chapter 8: Plastic Pollution and Its Remedies: An Indian Scenario
  • Chapter 9: Plastic Pollution and Its Impact on Aquatic Fauna
  • Chapter 10: Analyses of the Recycling Potential of Medical Plastic Wastes
  • Chapter 11: Alternatives for Treatment and Disposal Cost Reduction of Regulated Medical Waste
  • Section 2: Plastics and Human Health
  • Chapter 12: Association between Urinary Bisphenol A Concentration and Obesity Prevalence in Children and Adolescents
  • Chapter 13: Historical Perspective of Bisphenol A and Phthalates in the Environment and Their Health Effects
  • Chapter 14: Bisphenol A and Phthalates Exhibit Similar Toxicogenomics and Health Effects
  • Chapter 15: Environmental Phthalate Exposure in Relation to Reproductive Outcomes and Other Health Endpoints in Humans
  • Chapter 16: Environmental Phthalate Exposure in Relation to Reproductive Outcomes and Other Health Endpoints in Humans
  • Chapter 17: Environmental Phthalate Exposure in Relation to Reproduction Outcomes and Health Endpoints
  • Chapter 18: Polyhydroxyalkanoates: An Indispensable Alternative
  • Section 3: Plastic Waste Management
  • Chapter 19: Solid Waste Management and Its Impact on the Environment
  • Chapter 20: Challenges and Factors in Plastics Reutilization/Recycling: A Review
  • Chapter 21: Plastic Pollution and Its Management in the Age of Globalization With Special Reference to India
  • Chapter 22: Biodegradation of Plastic: An Innovative Solution to Safe the Human Health and Environment
  • Chapter 23: Framework Proposition Strategy for Collection of Returned Products in Reverse Logistics Environment
  • Compilation of References
  • About the Contributors