Plastics are polymeric substances which are used in domestic and commercial purposes. They are made up of various chemical processes. They are of two types: Thermo plastics and Thermo setting plastics.
Importance of plastics:
They are widely used today due to their affordability at cheper costs. That’s what the reason many of plastic manufacturing industries are established today.
As plastics are hazardous to environment, 3R principle is followed due to their non biodegradable nature. That is Reduce, Reuse and Recycle. These three solid waste management strategies are also suggested landfill and incineration.
One of the most efficient methods of managing plastic waste is through recycling. There are numerous advantages to plastic recycling, including energy conservation and greenhouse gas emission reduction.
In addition recycling provides livelihood in developing countries. Plastic waste could not be recycled and used to produce composite materials. It can be seen as a business opportunity and used as a solution to creating health.
Plastic waste can be sold. Even though the collection of plastic waste is challenging, plastic waste could be sold to generate income.
Eventually I conclude that plastic waste has become a menace in our society with a lot of increasing challenges. The most efficient way to manage plastic is through recycling, which has several benefits in industrial purposes.