Conflicts in Chemistry: The Case of Plastics

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  • ”Autos: Plastic Ford Unveiled,” Time Magazine, August 25, 1941.
  • Fenichell, Stephen. Plastic: The Making of a Synthetic Century. New York: Harper Collins, 1996.
  • Freinkel, Susan. Plastics: A Toxic Love Story. New York: Henry Holt, 2011.
  • Hohn, Donovan. “Moby Duck, or, the Synthetic Wilderness of Childhood.” Harper’s Magazine, July 2007.
  • Humes, Edward. Garbology: Our Dirty Love Affair with Trash. New York: Avery, 2012.
  • Murphy, W. “Carl Walter: A Pioneer in Shaping the Medical Device Industry.” American Journal of Surgery 148 (1984).
  • Nicholson, Joseph L., and George R. Leighton. “Plastics Come of Age.” Harper’s Magazine, August 1942.
  • Royte, Elizabeth. “Corn Plastic to the Rescue.” Smithsonian Magazine, August 2006.
  • Tierney, John. “Recycling Is Garbage.” New York Times, June 30, 1996.
  • Tullo, Alex. “Valuing Bioplastics.” Chemical & Engineering News, July 15, 2013.