This is important not only from the environmental point of view (less landfill space is needed) but also from the economic point of view because recycling allows energy and materials to be reused. Introduction Polymeric materials can be classiﬁed as thermosets and thermoplastics. chemical recycling methods result in more useful products and higher purity products, but the processes have a larger environmental impact. Regulation of plastics waste, particularly manufacture and use of recycled plastics carry bags and containers is being regulated in the country as per “Recycled Plastics Manufacture and Usage Rules”, 1999 and as amended in 2003. Chemical recycling is unlikely to be the only answer to the plastic waste problem, as mechanical recycling and incineration will be needed as well. o Technology still in development and we expect improvements in the energy efficiency of the chemical recycling process. This has now been replaced by Plastic Waste (Management and Handling) Rules, 2011. Until 2013, approximately half of total plastic waste in Western Europe was exported to Asia, primarily China, in order to fulfill the need for raw materials. Over the past 20 years recycling of plastics has increased dramatically. - Resources recycling consist in macromolecule degradation on fractions about molecular lesser mass, for However, China has imposed quality and import restrictions in light of environmental soiled waste plastics or waste plastics which could not be recycled until now, chemical recycling plays a key role. into plastic and chemical feedstocks, crude oil, transportation fuels, or other valuable products. An additional chemical recycling method that is the focus of this design is the solvent-based separation of plastics to convert waste plastic bags to useful recycled LDPE products. o Plastic Energy’s process has a considerably lower climate change impact than incineration with energy recovery. The pyrolysis of acrylic polymers provides a good example for comparing a fluidized-bed reactor and a tubular reactor on the basis of reactor modelling evaluations. China. For the purposes of this report, the analysis focused on the chemical recycling technology of pyrolysis and related catalytic depolymerization , referred to here as Advanced Plastic Recycling and … Chemical Recycling Applicable to a wide range of Waste Plastics 7 STEPS TO EFFECTIVELY LEGISLATE ON CHEMICAL RECYCLING The concept of ‘chemical recycling’ has been promoted by the industry for decades,1 including as a solution to the current plastic crisis.2 The industry has been claiming that chemical recycling technologies are able to treat plastic waste that is currently not recovered through mechanical recycling,3 thus enabling an promote Chemical Recycling Separating, Cleaning, Molding Waste Material Simple Incineration, Landfill Disposal Material Recycling Recycling can be accomplished with simple facility only. - Chemical recycling. Chemical Recycling of Plastics Waste (PVC and Other Resins) STB – 99-55 Final 5 1. making an inventory of all current research programmes, pilot projects and commercial plants involved in the chemical recycling of plastics; 2. evaluating the technical issues related to the chemical recycling of plastics… mechanical recycling, as chemical recycling is not (yet) economically feasible on a large scale. In terms of environment benefits, chemical recycling reduces plastic waste pollution, avoids incineration, reduces production of virgin plastics from petroleum, and prevents landfilling. PDF | : Recycling of waste plastics still remains a challenging area in the waste management sector. is the process of recycling waste products by partially altering their chemical structure with chemical processes for example fuel oil production from plastics, heat-insulating materials production, package production etc. Recycling can only be applied for limited types of waste plastic. o Plastics made from Plastic Energy’s recycling process have a lower climate change impact than virgin plastic. Thermoset polymers refer to the irreversible polymerization and this type of polymer is cured by chemical reaction or heat and becomes infusible and insoluble material. Keywords: plastics recycling; chemical recycling; environmental impacts; energy recovery 1.