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  • Consumption and recycling scenario in India - Comparison
  • Heating Values of Municipal Solid Waste Constituents
  • Is paper an alternate to single plastic products?
  • Plastics Used for packaging WE 1999
  • Polluting Industries.. Where is the Plastic Industry?
  • Resource Conservation - A case study
  • World PET Market Growth
  • Worldwide Uses of Oil Resources
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    Consumption and recycling scenario in India - Comparison

    A comparison
     


    A unique situation

     Per capita consumption:

    India                                     4 Kgs 4 Kgs
    China                                  18 Kgs
    Other developed countries     20 Kgs

    Recycling

    India                                   60 % ( Highest )
    World                                 20 %
     

     

    Heating Values of Municipal Solid Waste Constituents

    Heating Values of different constituents of Municipal Waste and some of commonly used fuels

     

    Municipal Waste: 

    Plastic 

          Polyethylene

          Polypropylene

          Polystyrene 

    Rubber 

    Newspaper 

    Leather 

    Corrugated boxes (paper) 

    Textiles 

    Wood 

    Average of MSW 

    Commonly used Fuel

     

     

     

    19,900

    19,850

    17,800

     10,900

       8,000

       7,200

       7,000

       6,900

       6,700

       2,600

     20,900

    Source : Report on waste to energy US Environment Protection Agency (EPA) 1995

    Is paper an alternate to single plastic products?

    The world produced 299 Million Tonnes of paper in 1997, losing 14 Million hectares of forest cover.

     

    Product

    Sp. Energy Consumption

    Unit (Kwh)

    Paper Processing

    Ton / Ton of Paper

    1600

    Polymer Processing

    Ton / Ton of Polymer

    400

    Source: TERI report 2001




    Paper & Pulp products pollution is ranked third highest in India.


    Industry contribution to Pollution.

    Particulate         : 4%
    Sulphur             : 15%
    Nitrogen            : 11%
    Surface water  : 19%
     

    Resource Conservation - A case study

    Polluting sources

    Industry Share
    Food products 38
    Industrial chemicals 29
    Paper & Pulp products 19
    Non- Ferrous metals 10
    Petroleum refineries 2
    Other Chemicals 1
    textiles 1
     

    And the plastic industry does not appear on the list

    Sector Share of total pollution (%)
    Particulates Sulphur Nitrogen
    Industrial chemicals 8 11 18
    Iron & Steel 23 2 5
    Non-ferrous metals 3 1 0
    Other chemicals 1 0 1
    Food products 11 4 8
    Paper & pulp produucts 4 15 11
    Non-metallic mineral products 32 3 10
    Petroleum refineries 6 31 21
    Textiles 6 30 23

     

    Resource Conservation - A case study

                Case Study: Edible Oil (For packing one liter)

     

    Type                                   Gms 

    Tinplate Container      :           63  

    Plastic Container         :          40

    Tetra pack*                 :           30-35

    PET bottles                  :            22-28

    Plastic Pouches          :             9

                 Case Study: Milk (For packing one liter)

     Type                                   Gms

    Glass Bottle           :              750

    Tetra pack*           :              26

    PET Bottles           :               20-25

    Plastic Pouches      :             4.5

     * composite of paper/foil/plastic

     


     

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