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Review on: Plastic Waste Uses for the Production of Liquid Oil

Meroda Tesfaye Gari, Belete Tessema Asfaw

Abstract


Solid waste is a substantial problem, predominantly in emerging countries that lack adequate substructure and operational land mass to process it in a corrected manner. Several emerging nations are facing a combination of issues that avert proper management of solid waste. This paper reviews the management of municipal solid waste in Ethiopia, using the Addis Ababa City as a case study. The consumption of plastic materials is vast and has been growing steadily in view of the advantages derived from their versatility, relatively low cost, chemical stability, and low degradability. Some of the most used plastics are polyethylenes, which have a massive production and consumption in many applications such as packaging, building, electricity and electronics, agriculture, health care, etc. As well as The production of alternative fuels and safe waste disposal are two of the major concerns facing the world today, because both environmental concerns and energy derived from petroleum based fuels will define the future economic potential of a country. The increased demand and production of polyethylene (PE) has led to the accumulation of large amounts of it in the final waste stream.

Keywords: Polyethylene, waste plastics, Solid Waste Management, Municipal Solid Waste, Opinions, Urbanizing, Developing Countries, Solid Waste, Disposal


Keywords


Polyethylene, waste plastics, Solid Waste Management, Municipal Solid Waste, Opinions, Urbanizing, Developing Countries, Solid Waste, Disposal

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