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Latest Posts Under: Plastic Waste

Understanding The Potential Of RDF and SRF For Sustainable Plastic Waste Management

It’s been a little over hundred years since plastic was introduced and popularized across the globe. Mankind has spent a good part of the last few decades searching for the right way to dispose of plastic sustainably. Over the years, many solutions were introduced to dispose of plastic waste in a manner that doesn’t impact …

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5 Benefits of Recycling Plastic

5 Benefits of Recycling Plastic

For decades, plastic has played a central role in industries as diverse as Packaging, Textiles, Construction, Electronics, Transportation, and Machinery. Plastic’s popularity can be attributed to the fact that it is lightweight, chemically stable and capable of being moulded into a variety of shapes and sizes.  Since plastic is highly versatile, you will find it …

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How Robots Can Efficiently Sort out Plastic for Recycling

Did you know that trash companies sift through 68 million tons of recycling waste each year? This weight is equivalent to more than 30 million vehicles. This process is undertaken by workers that sort out trash like glass, plastic, and paper that spread out in conveyor belts. Such jobs can often be unsafe and it …

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A Quick Overview of Plastic Recycling & its Processes

One of the most inexpensive, lightweight and durable materials on our planet, plastics are used in a plethora of applications. They play an incredible role in making our day to day lives convenient. Over 100 million tons of plastic are manufactured across the globe, every year. They are foamed, laminated, thermoformed and extruded into countless …

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Plastics – Changing Waste Generation Patterns

As a rule of thumb, a country produces waste in proportion to its economic growth. And when it came to waste generation, the United States followed through that rule for decades. So if a country is affluent that would mean, it consumes more and consequently generates more waste. This is the cycle that usually follows. …

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How Plastic Waste Is Contributing To Build Schools

From reducing our energy bills to making our vehicles more fuel-efficient, plastic contributes immensely in making our everyday life convenient and creating a sustainable environment. However, given the global plastic waste issue, there is an increasing need to responsibly dispose of plastic. In an effort to curb the plastic waste crisis, a chemical-based company known …

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IT Professionals Turn Plastic Waste into Stylish Home Decor and Bags

Plastic is one of the most used products in our society and continues to bring value in different forms. One of which is recycling. High-value plastic waste such as PET water bottles and shampoo bottles are recycled on a large scale. According to the Indian Central Pollution Control Board, 60% of our country’s plastic waste …

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Indian Professor Creates Petrol Out of Plastic Waste!

Plastics have immensely contributed when it comes to making our lives convenient and to the betterment of modern life. They help us save energy by insulating our homes, they make our vehicles lighter and fuel efficient, they are widely used in the field of medicine to keep medical supplies sterile. However, with the multiple benefits …

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How Plastic Waste is Helping Kerala to Become a Green State

With recycled plastic being put to use by various industrial sectors across India, Kerela has come up with an innovative idea to use plastic waste in the construction of roads. Around 9,700 tonnes of plastic waste such as containers, food packaging plastic, bottle caps, disposable diapers, and plastic bottles have been used for the construction …

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Global Biodegradable Plastics Market Worth $6.12 Billion by 2023

Biodegradable plastics are used for manufacturing bottles, loose-fill, cups, pots, bowls, flexible films, and other products. According to Grand View Research, the global biodegradable plastics market is segmented by: Starch-Based PLA PBS PBAT PHA The global biodegradable plastics is anticipated to reach USD 6.12 billion by 2023 at a CAGR of 15.1%, from USD 3.02 …

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