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Polyolefin Plastic Conversion UPSC NOTE


  • Researchers have successfully demonstrated a method to convert waste polyolefin plastics.

  • This conversion involves thermal depolymerization reactions like pyrolysis.

  • Pyrolysis is a chemical process in which organic materials, such as waste plastics, biomass, or other carbon-rich materials, are heated in the absence of oxygen at high temperatures. 

  • This process leads to the decomposition of these materials into smaller molecules, including gases, liquids, and char.

  • The process generates olefin mixtures from waste polyolefin plastics.

  • Olefins can be further transformed into aldehydes.

  • Aldehydes resulting from the process can be reduced to create valuable oxygenated chemicals.

  • These chemicals include alcohols and diols.

  • Another study explores a method to transform polyethylene (PE) and polypropylene (PP) plastics.

  • These plastics are converted into fatty acids.

  • The fatty acids derived from PE and PP plastics can be further processed.

  • They can be transformed into highly useful surfactants and detergents.



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