Feedstock recycling via waste plastic pyrolysis

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A review covers the pyrolysis of waste plastics as a treatment method classed as feedstock recycling; the dehydrochlorination and dechlorination of polyvinylchloride (PVC); recent studies into the pyrolysis of major plastics e.g. polyethylene polypropylene and polystyrene; and the dry and wet treatment of PVC as well as the catalytic pyrolysis of poly(ethylene terephthalate) using Ca-based catalysts.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)243-253
Number of pages11
JournalJournal of the Japan Petroleum Institute
Issue number6
Publication statusPublished - 2016


  • Feedstock recycling
  • Gasification
  • Liquefaction
  • Pyrolysis
  • Waste plastic


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