Conversion and Management of Plastic Waste into useful Resources – A review

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  • Assistant Professor, School of Mechanical Engineering, REVA University, Bengaluru, Karnataka
  • Professor, Department of Mechanical Engineering, Nitte Meenakshi Institute of Technology, Bengaluru, Karnataka
  • Associate Professor, Department of Aeronautical Engineering, Nitte Meenakshi Institute of Technology, Bengaluru
  • Assistant Professor, Department of Mechanical Engineering, Nitte Meenakshi Institute of Technology, Bengaluru, Karnataka



Alternate fuel, Plastic waste, Pyrolysis, Recycle, Waste management


The objective of this review paper is to focus few of the notable research that has been carried out to tackle the problems of disposal of plastic waste and its effective utilization into useful products. Due to less weight, low cost, non-corrosiveness of plastics have led to excessive usage and thus increasing its production resulting in the accumulation of waste plastic in the environment. The previous studies report several techniques to recycle and convert unwanted plastics into alternative fuels. This would be an added advantage to solve the problem of shortage of conventional fuel and thereby promote a sustainable environment. Nevertheless, further research is necessary to report some of the issues that have not yet been addressed.



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S, B., Kapilan, N., Srikanth, H., & B A, P. (2023). Conversion and Management of Plastic Waste into useful Resources – A review. Journal of Mines, Metals and Fuels, 70(10A), 410–415.