The issue of segregating plastic waste from the general stream of municipal solid waste and its recycling and disposal is a pressing environmental and socio-economic problem. Given that existing plastic waste recycling facilities in Ukraine are underutilized and partially operate on imported raw materials, the problem of separating and processing certain types of plastic waste from Ukraine's overall solid waste flow is extremely urgent. Plastic wastes are categorized by disposal complexity into three groups:
Stages of professional formation and scientific researches of Professor Oleg Nagursky - higher education, scientific degrees and professional experience are described in the article. The main results of scientific researches and possibilities of their practical application are presented.