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[The ethical issues arising from the use of polymers are discussed with particular reference to their effects on the environment. Air pollution, the toxicity of raw materials, developments in biodegradable polymers and the symbols used to facilitate recycling are described.]
[In this chapter more than 30 common polymers are listed chronologically, with their country of origin, date of first manufacture and with their chemical structures. Notes on each are recorded briefly.]
[A brief summary of the Little Book and some conclusions.]
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