Techniques for separation of plastic wastes
Mahesh Surywanshi, Dr. Manisha Bagal, Prathmesh Vishwakarma, Ritik Kumar Singh, Hritika Dongre
Mechanical recycling, Chemical recycling, sorting techniques.
Rapid industrialization and urbanization have led up to various environmental issues likes deforestation, clean water storage, plastic pollution, global warming, etc. Recycling of plastic wastes is one way to minimize the effect of plastic pollution. Recycling of the plastic waste entails several steps and the most important is sorting techniques, which is the focus of this paper. Separation of plastic wastes during recycling determines the quality of the end product. This paper presents an overview of recycling of waste by mechanical recycling mainly focusing on various current sorting techniques used during recycling of the plastic wastes. Limitations of mechanical recycling are also discussed. Future scope (chemical recycling) and opportunities is presented as well.
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Publication Volume & Issue: Volume 8, Issue 12

Page(s): 182 - 186
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