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Prospects of Plastics Waste Recycling in Bangladesh

Keynote Paper Presented by the Co-founders of Waste Concern in the Seminar on Problems and Prospects of Plastics Waste Recycling in Bangladesh on January 21, 2016

Urban areas of Bangladesh generates 633,129 tons/year of plastic waste and out of this, 51% plastic waste (which amounts 3,23,000 tons/year) is being recycled. Waste Concern’s research finding shows that with improved recycling, Bangladesh can save US$ 801 millions every year.