The amount of waste that contains some type of plastic is increasing at an annual rate of about 3%. Each year, 90 million tonnes are sent to waste disposal sites in the USA, Europe and Russia.
Plastic waste is bulky and does not easily decompose. The incineration of plastic waste is controversial because of the poisonous gases that plastic gives off when burned. Modern recycling methods often require waste to be sorted and cleaned for recycling to be possible.
Using Cassandra Oil's technology, practically every type of plastic, except for PVC, can be used to produce oil without having to sort or clean the waste.