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Machine to Dispose off used Sanitary napkins chemically

Current methods of disposal and associated danger

1. Flushing and burying

• leads to blockages, plumbing problems
• outer layer of sanitary napkin is non-degradable
• collection of napkins in heaps block the pipeline
• pollute streams and rivers
• causes hormonal changes in wildlife – enable harmful organisms in the food chain

2. Incineration

• Harmful gas emissions: dioxin, furan, nitrogen oxides, sulphur dioxide, hydrochloric acid, mercury
• Ash produced contain heavy metals like lead, cadmium, copper, zinc
• Dioxins: cancer, immune system damage, reproductive and developmental problems.
• Halogenated hydrocarbons, acid gases – impair lung function.

Objectives of the new machine

• Disposal of sanitary napkins properly, thereby wiping out the risks involved in flushing, burying, and incineration.
• Reduce pollution and health hazards of conventional methods of sanitary waste disposal.
• Reduce cost for proper disposal of sanitary napkins, tampons, baby diapers and under pads.
• Simplify the process of sanitary waste disposal.
• Help in solving greatest problem people face daily.

Machine to dispose of Uses Sanitary NapkinKey Points of the machine

• One machine- can be used for sanitary napkins, tampons, baby diapers and under pads. (If a method to choose the option while
using the machine is implemented)
• Can be manufactured both – domestic (for households) and industrial size (waste disposal plants/ panchayats)

Patent Application Number: 298227

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