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SCIENCE
Science in Focus: Materials 2
 
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The Science of Recycling
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The Science of Recycling

Aims

  • To provide detailed descriptions and explanations of the scientific concepts and principles on which the recycling of metals, plastics and paper are based.
  • To relate the recycling processes illustrated to the molecular structures of aluminium, iron and plastics.