Degradable Plastic Recycling


Degradable Plastic Recycling

Nadia Akram, Khalid Mahmood Zia, Asim Mansha

The public demand of plastics for food, drinks, consumable and packaging is increasing enormously all over the world. Due to limited available plastic resources, it is challenging to meet the stipulation of the massive population. The contribution of the synthetic plastic industry is encouraging to cope with these challenges. However, it is not only restricted towards production, but the degradation of its waste is also equally arduous and even more complicated to a large extent. A useful solution to this problem is recycling instead of degradation. In order to optimize the utility of recycling, various techniques are in progress. Plastic recycling is an acceptable technique to keep the economy in circulation. Moreover, it is an effective way to reduce the environmental pollution and to promote green environment.

Plastic Industry, Global Warming, Economy Circulation, Environment, Reusability

Published online 4/1/2021, 14 pages

Citation: Nadia Akram, Khalid Mahmood Zia, Asim Mansha, Degradable Plastic Recycling, Materials Research Foundations, Vol. 99, pp 81-94, 2021


Part of the book on Degradation of Plastics

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