As we all know plastics are very durable, lightweight and very inexpensive materials and they are used as many items.
Types of Plastics which can be recyclable
This is one type of plastics which can be recyclable. This is mostly used in making lunch boxes, ice cream containers and also takeout food storage containers.
- Polyethylene Terephthalate
This is one of the most famous types of plastic. It is mostly used in making plastic bottles which are sometimes called PET bottles. They are also used in making juice bottles, and soft drink bottles.
These are another type of plastic which can be used in recycling and reduce its harm to the society by dumping it in the environment. Examples of this type of plastics are hot cups for drinking, yogurt containers, plastic cutlery and others.
- Polyvinyl chloride
This is seen in mainly squeeze bottles, and it is also used in mainly PVC pipe for household purposes’.
- High Density Polyethylene
HDPE is also used in making shampoo bottles, and milk bottles, This is another type in the category of plastics which can be recycled.
- Low Density Polyethylene
This is one of the plastics which are used in making garbage bins and garbage bags and which is recycled in plants.
Process of Recycling of Plastic
There are different ways of recycling the plastic and there is one simple step: also Sorted, shredded and washed properly, then it has to be dewatered, dried, extruded ,molding and it is finished into new products.
What are the advantages of Recycling Plastic Waste?
- Protection of the environment
The main aim of the recycling of plastic waste is to protect the environment from being the dumping yards of plastics. As plastic takes hundreds of years to decompose and it is made from harmful substances the usage of plastic brings a lot of harm to the society and the living beings also. So, the best way to protect the environment is to convert these waste products into useful products so that it can be used again. The government must also take newer campaigns to make the citizens aware about the harmful effects of throwing plastics in the grounds.
- Use of Latest Technology
The new technology is being used to collect and convert this waste plastic into useful products. Instead of dumping it can be used as a different product .The technology must be used in such a way that the environment must be protected and preserved for the new generations to come.
- To be a Responsible Citizen
It is the duty of everyone to take part in the process of recycling the plastic waste as there are a lot of harmful benefits of dumping plastic into the ground.
Finally, it is the responsibility of every citizen to protect the environment from the harmful nature of plastic.