Conversion of Waste Polythene Bags/Wrappers into Useful Products
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Goal 1—No poverty
Goal 8—Decent work and economic growth, and
Goal 13—Climate change.
The purpose of conversion of waste polythene bags/wrappers is to keep these polythene bags/wrappers off the ground and prevent them from getting into the soil.
To collect and convert waste polythene bags/wrappers that will minimize environmental hazards.
To convert waste polythene bags/wrappers through the use of low-cost alternative technology.
To conduct training courses and workshops for rag pickers, rag segregators, and manufactures both on soft skill and technical skills.
KeywordsSolid waste management Conversion Technology Polythene bags Swatchh Bharat Mission Social enterprise Resilient community Single use fusion process Community ownership Women empowerment Community economy
The author appreciates Green for Life Foundation’s objective of identifying and promoting activities which improve and protect the ecology of Planet Earth and fragile environment, and it is committed to think and act green, came up with such low-cost technology which is easy to adopt by slum community, and wishes them to come up with many more solutions to waste management.
- The New Plastics Economy: Rethinking the future of plastics. Report Published on 19th January 2016. https://www.weforum.org/reports/the-new-plastics-economy-rethinking-the-future-of-plastics.