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Plastic Recycling Decoded

Plastics have become an omnipresent part of the everyday life of billions of people. Properties like low cost, low weight, durability, and barrier tendency have gradually raised the demand for plastic materials and it is bound to increase further in the coming years. However, the very same properties make plastic waste an unreasonable prospect when it comes to waste management. The report illustrates how plastic waste moves across the value chain, and how its price increases as it undergoes several unit operations for most of the categories of plastic waste. It also establishes that most of the plastic waste recycling in the country is done by the informal sector.