Plastics are materials which are present in every aspect of the life because of the many advantages they bring in their diverse applications. That is why, it is necessary to manage correctly the wastes that are generated, with the aim of taking advantage maximize their value within the criteria of the circular economy and prevent them from ending up in the environment.
80% of the plastic in the ocean come from mainland. The problem is not the use of a specific material, but also its management when it shelf life is ended, which is around less than a year and more than 50.
A plastic in a dump is a waste, because this one can transform into raw material or take advantage because of its calorific value, similar to the calorific value of natural gas and it is the double of the carbon.