Unfortunately.docx - Unfortunately the increase in the demand and consumption of plastics comes along with the challenge of pollution to the environment

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Unfortunately, the increase in the demand and consumption of plastics comes along with the challenge of pollution to the environment especially because plastics are non-biodegradable. This creates a big opportunity for recycling of plastics. As of 2017, only about 5 percent of the plastics in Algeria were recycled. This shows that the business of recycling plastics in this country is a viable idea to work on due to the great opportunities it comes with. To deal with the plastic waste in Algeria, recycling is considered as one of the technically feasible option of dealing with the plastic wastes. A number of technologies can be applied in the recycling of plastic wastes and produce a secondary supply chain of raw materials for the plastic industries. Based on the hierarchy of wastes, recycling of the plastic wastes is given priorities after the reuse way of dealing with
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Unformatted text preview: it. It is paramount that the public participates in the process of recycling of plastics such as through separation of waste materials from heir source before supplying to the recycling firms. Recycling of plastic wastes comes along with a number of potential uses. They can be used to generate fuel. However, the high demand for fuel is being met by fossil fuels. Therefore, converting plastic wastes into fuel is a good way of disposing plastic wastes in addition to acting as an alternative source of fuel. Unfortunately, production of fuel from plastic wastes requires huge investment in terms of capital. Furthermore, the rating of methane number of fuel produced is less than 65, which is below the European Union and United States recommended standards....
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  • Spring '15
  • Mohamed Patel

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