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Categorisations of Recycling Plants

Recycling materials requires specialised facilities to address the variety and nature of these materials. There thus exist various types of recycling facilities categorised as per the requirements of the materials that are required to be processed. Recycling waste management is a field that enables various addressals. 

Types of recycling plants:

Material recovery facilities:Material recovery facilities are where recycling materials are transported from the curb to them for sorting and transport to a manufacturer, including for plastic waste recycling.
Commodity processing facilities:Commodity processing facilities purchase sorted and to be recycled waste materials for processing. These materials are products of waste commodities. 
Waste-to-energy facilities:Waste to energy facilities utilise combustion on solid waste to produce steam.
Specialist recyclers:Specialist recyclers may specialise in a niche type of garbage category or waste.
Scrap metal recycling plants:Scrap metal recycling plants are for the processing of scrap metal, and are also used in business waste disposal.
E-Waste recyclers:E-waste recyclers recycle electronic waste or any type of electronic appliances and electronic waste. 
Tyre recycling plants:Tyre recycling plants exist for rubber for tyres and are associated with the automotive and vehicle industries. 
Paper recycling:Paper recycling plants have come in significant demand as a response to massive amount of requirement existing for recycling paper.
Plastics recycling plant:Plastics recycling plants are increasingly utilised as plastics are gaining eminence within waste and the overall waste scene. 
Glass recycling facility: Glass recycling facilities exist and convert waste glass into recyclable, reusable glass.
General waste management facility: General waste management refers to the waste management afforded to residual waste, that is waste generated by households and businesses that cannot be recycled. This type of facility may be under management by a general waste management company.
Industrial waste processing facility: Industrial waste processing facilities are designed to deal with:Dirt, gravelConcrete, cement and stone productsScrap metals Oil byproducts and releaseCertain types of chemicals emitted in various industrial processes
Municipal waste processing facility: A specialised waste processing facility relegated to the unique requirements of the local municipality.

Composition of E-waste: constituent metals, substances, and state of the relationship to the recycling scene.

 E-waste is a term that broadly encompasses the end-of-life materials that are discarded for recycling, and e-waste, in general, means electronic waste; it is a term that is utilised. E-waste is primarily recycled as the metals it contains are economically viable for recycling, and some E-waste contains precious metals and substances. The state of the relationship of the constituent metals and substances and their relationship to recycling is also explored in this blog.

E-waste consists of a significant amount of overall waste; it requires recycling as it contains valuable and recyclable metals. The state of recycling to e-waste is a complex relationship, where the importance of e-waste is preserved in recycling and overall sustainability, given that e-waste consists of a significant section of overall waste.

Composition of E-waste:

GoldGold is a rare and precious metal that is found in some E-waste.
SilverSilver is among the noble metals found in various E-wastes, 
CopperCopper comprises a significant section of E-waste. Waste print circuit boards contain vast amounts of copper. 
Nickel Nickel is found in various batteries and in E-waste of laptops, mobile phones. It is among the heavy metals associated with E-waste.
Lead A heavy metal among the associated metals with E waste.
Palladium Palladium is found in E waste, specifically printed circuit boards.
Cadmium Cadmium is found in E-waste

Conclusion: Recycling plants fall under several categories, depending on the nature of their specialisation and the type of material required for processing. Waste material constitutes various types of substances, metals, plastics, glass and various other chemicals and compounds. Recycling plants thus exist in a variety of configurations to address the diverse requirements.  Endeavour recyclers ranks among the renowned E-waste management companies in India.