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Materials from Plastics

Content for Mains Enrichment (CME)

 

Source: TH

 Ashaya, a Pune-based firm, has created a process to extract materials from Multi-Layered Plastics (MLP) waste and convert them into high-quality products, starting with sunglasses under the brand name Without.

Usage: It can be used as an example of Waste to Wealth”. Also, the example values of Environmental Responsibility, Social Responsibility and sustainability.

 

About Multi-Layered Plastics (MLP):

MLPs are composed of multiple layers of different materials such as plastic, aluminium, paper, and others, which are fused together to create a barrier. They are used in various products such as food packaging, sachets, wrappers, etc