(29/04/2017) Process of waste treatment
Processes of either recycling plastic items to produce goods, or trash into dust bins to fill land.
The diagram shows the stages of either recycling plastic goods, or dumping in fill land.
Overall, it can be seen that plastic products are consumed by customers in both processes. The recycling, however, is a complicated way compared to the disposal of plastic items in landfill sites.
Plastic waste that is not intended to recycling passed through 4 phases. Customers purchase plastic products in shop and then use those products before throwing them away in waste bins. However, some plastic is eliminated as litter. All this unwanted plastic eventually end up in landfill.
The process of recycling plastic consist of 7 stages. The plastic items after being bought and used are then collected at the recycling collecting point. Next, they are sorted before being loaded on trucks to be transported to processing facilities. New products are made at these place and finally they are ready for sale in shop.