Plastic is one of the most talked about topics in the world . Because most people are not fully aware of the dangers of using plastic , people’s tendency to recycle plastic is very low . Because of that Eastman chemical looking to build another major plastics recycling facility .
Given the seriousness of the situation , Eastman Chemicals is considering building another chemical recycling plant for plastics in the United States . They are exploring several options for that . In a statement to Plastic News on June 28 , Eastman said his company was also considering building a chemical recycling plant elsewhere . He further said that they are in the process of exploring several options for this potential project and are working diligently to get the maximum benefit . It should also be noted that Eastman is also making some significant efforts to build future growth alternatives for polymer and intermediate products from recycled plastic waste worldwide . This will enable America to make some products through plastic recycling .
It should also be noted that this is an area that many countries are focusing on . And some countries are still working on recyclable plastics that can be recycled . Not only in the United States , but in other countries as well , it would be worthwhile to have some systematic , optimal approach to plastic recycling . If so , the use of plastics will solve many of the problems that are already exacerbated through the systematic non – disposal of plastics .
Department of Sociology
University of Peradeniya