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Analytical Evaluation of Polyethylene Terephthalate (PET) Bottle Waste Management Practices in Peshawar City and Recommendations for Improvement


Ihsan Ur Rahman, Zeeshan Khan Afridi


Vol. 9, Issue 04, PP. 118-123, April 2022

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Keywords: Polyethylene Terephthalate Bottles, waste management, waste to energy, incineration, recycling

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PET containers which are normally known as mineral water bottles are awesome material for use to both water and carbon dioxide and are reasonable for use in water and soda pops. They are utilized broadly in Pakistan and all around the World since they are practical, light in weight, simple to deal with, and break free. In contrast to its cost effective benefits if these PET bottles are not disposed properly then it has the potential to effect humans and environment in a severe manner. For the said reason a proper and comprehensive waste management practices has to be established. This research study focuses on the waste management techniques currently in use for generated PET waste in the city of Peshawar, and based on the information collected through field visits suggestion for its efficient disposal are incorporated. More emphasis is given to the choice for getting energy from utilized PET containers in an ecological amicable and practical way. The elemental analysis of PET bottles was performed in the laboratory using Laser Induced Breakdown Spectroscopy (LIBS), which is discussed in this study. In view of the examination results sort of cremation process with contamination control gadgets are proposed for their most extreme and productive control. At long last toward the end, the suggestions are proposed for viable PET waste administration.


  1. Ihsan Ur Rahman, ihsanrahman.uspcase@uetpeshawar.edu.pk, U.S.-Pakistan Center for Advanced Studies in Energy (USPCAS-E), University of Engineering and Technology (UET) Peshawar, Pakistan.
  2. Zeeshan Khan Afridi, zeeshan292@gmail.com, OSH Advisor, Directorate of Labour Peshawar, Government of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa,, Pakistan.

Ihsan Ur Rahman Zeeshan Khan Afridi Analytical Evaluation of Polyethylene Terephthalate (PET) Bottle Waste Managem International Journal of Engineering Works Vol. 9 Issue 04 PP. 118-123 April 2022. https://doi.org/10.34259/ijew.22.904118123.


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