Plastic recycling system
Project Description

Due to the lack of recycling outlets of plastic, it is the third largest amount of waste in the landfills in Hong Kong. In our project, we are going to design and build the plastic recycling system which consists of shredder, extrusion, injection and compression machines to address the need of onsite plastic upcycling in Hong Kong.

Supervisor
LING Carrie
Co-Supervisor
LING Carrie
Quota
5
Course type
UROP1000
Applicant's Roles

The applicants are expected to design and build the plastic recycling system. Students with prior experience in mechanical design and background in material science is preferable.

Applicant's Learning Objectives

-understand the plastic upcycling process
-design and build the shredder, extrusion, injection and compression machines.
-create the new products from the recycled plastics.

Complexity of the project
Moderate