Chemicals in material cycles

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Abstract

Material recycling has been found beneficial in terms of resource and energy performance and is greatly promoted throughout the world. A variety of chemicals is used in
materials as additives and data on their presence is sparse. The present work dealt with paper as recyclable material and diisobutyl phthalate (DiBP) as chemical in focus. The results showed variations, between 0.83 and 32 μg/g, in the presence of DiBP in Danish waste paper and board and potential accumulation due to recycling.
Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationProceedings Sardinia 2015 : Fifteenth International Waste Management and Landfill Symposium
EditorsS. Margherita di Pula
Number of pages8
Place of PublicationCagliari, Italy
PublisherCISA Publisher
Publication date2015
Publication statusPublished - 2015
EventSardinia 2015 - 15th International Waste Management and Landfill Symposium - Cagliari, Italy
Duration: 5 Oct 20159 Oct 2015
Conference number: 15

Conference

ConferenceSardinia 2015 - 15th International Waste Management and Landfill Symposium
Number15
CountryItaly
CityCagliari
Period05/10/201509/10/2015

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Pivnenko, K., Eriksson, E., & Astrup, T. F. (2015). Chemicals in material cycles. In S. Margherita di Pula (Ed.), Proceedings Sardinia 2015: Fifteenth International Waste Management and Landfill Symposium CISA Publisher.