Significance of pyrolysis

  • Potential environmental benefit of plastics-derived fuels is that they can deliver a cleaner-burning fuel, due to the low sulfur content of plastics.
  • The exhaust gas will be recycled to heat the reactor as fuel, which will save energy for the whole working process.
  • Being equipped with advanced dedusting system (water washing, ceramic ring adsorption, water spray) guarantees no pollution in the pyrolysis process.
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  • Due to excessive use of the plastics and unmanaged disposal at some places, it has made a layer on the soil surface due to which ground water recharge is prohibited.
  •  It traps water causing unwanted uneven swelling of soil causing cracks in foundation and buildings
  • Addition of plastic to soil changes its cohesion intercept and shearing strength.
  •  Studies have shown that even our tap water contains plastic pollutants.
  • Catastrophic failure of earth dam takes place due to increase in suspended load and weaker strength of the soil.
  • Chlorinated plastics can release harmful chemicals into the surrounding soil, which can the seep into ground water or other surrounding water resources, and also the ecosystems.
  • Plastics causes the blockage of streams, rivers and sewage canals which may causes outburst flood.

Information collected by : Sanjay Kumar Lodh