Recycling technology is applied to production at the Rangnang Disabled Soldiers’ Essential Plastic Goods Factory in Pyongyang.
Different factories and enterprises across the country are briskly engaging in the work of recycling.
The Pyongyang Building-materials Factory contrived and introduced new methods for ensuring the domestic production of raw materials for tile production, thus overfulfilling the tile production plan of the 80-day campaign by 50 percent.
The Pyongyang General Electric Cable Factory 326 recycled hundreds of tons of waste in some 10 kinds this year alone as it produced a great number of aluminium rods from scrap aluminium and high-purity aluminium from low-purity one.
The Taedonggang Battery Factory reclaims lead from waste batteries to prevent environmental pollution and reduce production costs.
It turns out lead for battery by building a new electrical resistance furnace, and has established a new dry-type refining process to increase the purity of recycled lead.
The Haeju Kumgang Youth Smeltery completed a process for sodium bicarbonate production.
The Myongchon County Essential Plastic Goods Factory produced tens of thousands of metres of plastic pipes.
The Rangnang Disabled Soldiers’ Essential Plastic Goods Factory recycles waste plastic bottles to use them as raw materials for plastic bottles.
The Wonsan and Kangso footwear factories and many other units properly organized the work of recycling all sorts of by-products and waste so as to reenergize production.
In particular, the Wonsan Leather Shoes Factory solves the problem of raw materials for production by using different kinds of idle and available materials like plastic and rubber waste and old boots.
Now it produces soles, boots, slippers and even winter shoes from idle materials.