Plastic is now a word used most commonly. The chocolates worth 1/-Rs are also wrapped with plastic, moreover there is no person who does not know what plastic is! Science says that plastic is harmful and non biodegradable. According to the research done in Thailand tonnes of plastic waste was found in the body of a whale. Alas! May be suffocation of plastic was the reason for the death of the whale. The quantity of plastic used per day is tonnes so the proper disposal of plastic waste takes major role.
In this scenario the ideology of converting plastic from waste to wealth takes birth . Why should we consider plastic waste as curse? Creative ideologies have been developed which not only found answer to the problem of plastic waste disposal but also conservation of the resources of mother Earth. The plastic wastes are collected at Rs 8-16 per kilogram . The wastes are to be sent to the industries for the manufacture of eco friendly bricks without the use of soil or even by burning of plastic the plastic wastes can be crushed and put into the plastic bottles or containers . This can be used for constructions
Women who are often involved in the daily Chores are often interested in the self employment. Such woman can join hands together and make plastic mats out of the plastic bags .These mats can be sold in the markets too. In this way plastic can be converted to wealth indeed!
Mud or top soil is used to make the tiles instead plastic can be used to make the tiles avoiding the use of chemicals . The plastic can be recycled and be used for making the body of the machineries,mugs, pens, toys, trays and many other things. The plastic table and chairs,containers and things made up of plastic are durable and easy to transport. The doors of bathroom and cupboards and toilet can be made using plastic.
Plastic can be used to improve the infrastructure of our country. The plastic roads can be built which connect the villages and towns to the cities . Through this roads can be built with less cost incurred. This can promote a better life to the villagers.
The plastic wastes such as bottles containers can be either used to store edible things used for decoration. These things can be used to keep clothes and other assesories neatly in our homes.
Hurrah!As the kannada proverb ,’ಕಸದಿಂದ ರಸ’ says we can convert plastic into a boon . The methods used to make plastic wealth create Better India.