Plastic nowadays is a quintessential part of everyday life. Over the past decades the plastic industry has undergone phenomenal growth, continuing to expand into markets historically reserved to other materials. And more than ever, the technology of the reclamation of plastic waste developed by manufacturers and plastic recycling services has helped to reduce man-made solid waste and change the popular belief that plastics are not recyclable.
Polymer, taken from the Greek word "polumeres", is a compound of one or more large molecules formed from repeated units of smaller molecules. Polymers are macromolecules consisting of thousands of repeating units called monomers, linked in chains. The molecular Structure of polymers is dependent on the polymerization process. The main properties of the polymer depend on the molecular structure.