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What does POP's stand for? And give the definition
Persistent organic pollutants are a class of chemicals that take a long time to break down and can harm people and wildlife.
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What does PVC stand for, and what process is it produced in?
Polyvinyl chloride and is made from polymerisation
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Give three differences between PVC and Plasticisers
Plasticisers are softer and more flexible, they also have smaller molecules
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Give the main examples of alternates to PVC
Wood and uPVC
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What does the outcome of a life cycle assessment depend on?
a consideration of the factors involved in the production of the material, a consideration of the factors that involve each of the products that are made from this material.
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What does PVC stand for, and what process is it produced in?

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Polyvinyl chloride and is made from polymerisation

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Give three differences between PVC and Plasticisers

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Give the main examples of alternates to PVC

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What does the outcome of a life cycle assessment depend on?

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