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Challenges and opportunities: plastic waste management in India

Authors: Bhattacharya, R R N Sailaja
Chandrasekhar, Kaushik
Roy, Prateek
Khan, Ameen
Keywords: Plastic; Plastic Waste; Plastic Waste - South Asia; Plastic Waste - India; Plastic Waste Management; Plastic Waste Management - India; Plastic Scrap; Plastic Scrap - India
Issue Date: 2-Jun-2018
Publisher: The Energy and Resource Institute
Description: "The plastic industry, owing to its use in a wide variety of sectors, such as the automotive, construction, electronics, healthcare, and textiles, is amongst the fastest growing markets...Although the burgeoning rates of plastic production project positively for Indian businesses, the cause of concern is the lack of an organized mechanism to deal with 15,342 tonnes of plastic waste generated per day...This paper seeks to explore and assess all aspects related to plastic waste management and the development of a sustainable alternative to plastics. It also touches upon laws and policy implementation."
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