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Resources on Plastics in the Environment (June 2022): Works Cited

By Margaret Manion

Works Cited

100+ Years of Plastics: Leo Baekeland and Beyond, ed. by Thomas E. Strom and Seth C. Rasmussen. American Chemical Society, 2012.

Abbing, Michiel Roscam. Plastic Soup: An Atlas of Ocean Pollution. Island Press, 2019 (CH, Jul’19, 56-4340).

Adams, Jane Stewart. Yes, There are Alternatives to Plastic: Returning Planet Plastic to Planet Earth. Grosvenor House, 2021.

Al-Salem, Sultan M. Plastics to Energy: Fuel, Chemicals, and Sustainability Implications. Elsevier, 2019.

Analysis of Nanoplastics and Microplastics in Food, ed. by Leo M. L. Nollett and Khwaja Salahuddin Siddiqi. CRC Press, 2021.

Andrady, Anthony L. Plastics and Environmental Sustainability. Wiley, 2015.

Bates, Albert. Transforming Plastic: From Pollution to Evolution. Groundswell Books, 2019 (CH, Jun’20, 57-3275).

Bernhardt, Courtney and Alexandra Shaykevich. “Greenhouse Gases from Oil, Gas, and Petrochemical Production.” Environmental Integrity Project, 2020.

Bio-Based and Biodegradable Plastics: From Passive Barrier to Active Packaging Behavior, ed. by Alexey Iordanskii, Nadia Lotti, and Michelina Soccio. MDPI, 2020.

Bio-Based Plastics: Materials and Applications, ed. by Stephan Kabasci. Wiley, 2014.

Boetzkes, Amanda. Plastic Capitalism: Contemporary Art and the Drive to Waste. MIT, 2019.

Brydson, J. A. Brydson’s Plastics Materials, ed. by Marianne Gilbert. 8th ed. Butterworth-
Heinemann, 2017 (orig. published by Iliffe, 1966).

Buffington, Jack. The Recycling Myth: Disruptive Innovation to Improve the Environment. Praeger, 2016.

___. Peak Plastic: The Rise or Fall of Our Synthetic World. Praeger, 2019 (CH, May’19, 56-3618).

Cirino, Erica. Thicker than Water: The Quest for Solutions to the Plastic Crisis. Island Press, 2021 (CH, Jun’22, 59-2901).

Davis, Heather. Plastic Matter. Duke, 2022.

Eriksen, Marcus. Junk Raft: An Ocean Voyage and a Rising Tide of Activism to Fight Plastic Pollution. Beacon Press, 2018.

Freinkel, Susan. Plastic: A Toxic Love Story. Houghton Mifflin Harcourt, 2011 (CH, May’12, 49-5068).

Handbook of Research on Environmental and Human Health Impacts of Plastic Pollution, ed. by Khursheed Ahmad Wani, Lutfah Ariana, and S. M. Zuber. IGI Global, 2020.

Hawkins, Gay, Emily Potter, and Kane Race. Plastic Water: The Social and Material Life of Bottled Water. MIT, 2015 (CH, Feb’16, 53-2690).

Hazardous Chemicals Associated with Plastics in the Marine Environment, ed. by Hideshige Takada and Hrissi K. Karapanagioti. Springer, 2019.

Humes, Edward. Garbology: Our Dirty Love Affair with Trash. Avery, 2012.

Impact of Plastic Waste on the Marine Biota, ed. by Mohd. Shahnawaz, Manisha K. Sangale, Zhu Daochen, and Avinash B. Ade. Springer, 2022.

Influence of Microplastics on Environmental and Human Health, ed. by Yvonne Lang. CRC Press, 2022.

Jørgensen, Finn Arne. Recycling. MIT, 2019.

Mare Plasticum—The Plastic Sea: Combatting Plastic Pollution through Science and Art, ed. by Marilena Streit-Bianchi, Margarita Cimadevila, and Wolfgang Trettnak. Springer, 2020.

Marine Pollution and Climate Change, ed. by AndreĢs Hugo Arias and Jorge Eduardo Marcovecchio. CRC Press, 2018.

McCallum, Will. How to Give Up Plastic: A Guide to Changing the World, One Plastic Bottle at a Time. Penguin, 2019 (orig. published as How to Give Up Plastic: Simple Steps to Living Consciously on Our Blue Planet, Penguin UK, 2018).

Meikle, Jeffrey L. American Plastic: A Cultural History. Rutgers, 1996 (CH, Jul’66, 33-6309).

Microplastic Contamination in Aquatic Environments: An Emerging Matter of Environmental Urgency, ed. by Eddy Y. Zeng. Elsevier, 2018.

Microplastic in the Environment: Pattern and Process, ed. by Michael S. Bank. Springer, 2022.

Microplastics in Terrestrial Environments: Emerging Contaminants and Major Challenges, ed. by Defu He and Yongming Luo. Springer, 2020; corrected publication, 2021.

Newton, David. A. Plastics and Microplastics: A Reference Handbook. ABC-CLIO, 2021 (CH, Feb’22, 59-1663).

“Plastic & Climate: The Hidden Costs of a Plastic Planet,” ed. by Amanda Kistler and Carroll Muffett. CIEL, 2019.

Plastic Ocean: Art and Science Responses to Marine Pollution, ed. by Ingeborg Reichle. De Gruyter, 2021.

Plastic Waste and Recycling: Environmental Impact, Societal Issues, Prevention, and Solutions, ed. by Trevor M. Letcher. Academic Press, 2020.

Plastics and the Environment, ed. by R. M. Harrison and R. E. Hester. Royal Society of Chemistry, 2019.

Plastics from Bacteria: Natural Functions and Applications, ed. by George Guo-Qiang Chen. Springer, 2010.

Prince-Ruiz, Rebecca. Plastic Free: The Inspiring Story of a Global Environmental Movement and Why It Matters. Columbia, 2020.

Provocative Plastics: Their Value in Design and Material Culture, ed. by Susan Lambert. Palgrave Macmillan, 2022.

Recent Developments in Plastic Recycling ed. by Jyotishkumar Parameswaranpillai, Sanjay Mavinkere Rangappa, Arpitha Gulihonnehalli Rajkumar, and Suchart Siengchin. Springer, 2021.

Ritchie, Hannah and Max Roser. “Plastic Pollution.” Our World in Data. September 2018.

Rudolph, Natalie, Raphael Kiesel, and Chuanchom Aumnate. Understanding Plastics Recycling 2E: Economic, Ecological, and Technical Aspects of Plastic Waste Handling. 2nd ed. Hanser, 2020.

Shahnawaz Mohd., Manisha K. Sangale, and Avinash B. Ade. Bioremediation Technology for Plastic Waste. Springer, 2019.

Shue, Henry. The Pivotal Generation. Princeton, 2021.

Siegle, Lucy. Turning the Tide on Plastic: How Humanity (And You) Can Make Our Globe Clean Again. Trapeze, 2018.

Stevens, E. S. Green Plastics: An Introduction to the New Science of Biodegradable Plastics. Princeton, 2002 (CH, Jul’02, 39-6438).

Swan, Shanna H. Count Down: How Our Modern World Is Threatening Sperm Counts, Altering Male and Female Reproductive Development, and Imperiling the Future of the Human Race. Scribner, 2021 (CH, Sep’21, 59-0124).