Global Plastic Recycling Industry

Global Plastic Recycling Industry

  • July 2020 •
  • 293 pages •
  • Report ID: 5896556 •
  • Format: PDF
Global Plastic Recycling Market to Reach $59 Billion by 2027

Amid the COVID-19 crisis, the global market for Plastic Recycling estimated at US$39.9 Billion in the year 2020, is projected to reach a revised size of US$59 Billion by 2027, growing at a CAGR of 5.7% over the analysis period 2020-2027. High-Density Polyethylene (HDPE), one of the segments analyzed in the report, is projected to record a 6.8% CAGR and reach US$13.7 Billion by the end of the analysis period. After an early analysis of the business implications of the pandemic and its induced economic crisis, growth in the Polypropylene (PP) segment is readjusted to a revised 5.3% CAGR for the next 7-year period.

The U.S. Market is Estimated at $10.8 Billion, While China is Forecast to Grow at 8.8% CAGR

The Plastic Recycling market in the U.S. is estimated at US$10.8 Billion in the year 2020. China, the world`s second largest economy, is forecast to reach a projected market size of US$12.6 Billion by the year 2027 trailing a CAGR of 8.9% over the analysis period 2020 to 2027. Among the other noteworthy geographic markets are Japan and Canada, each forecast to grow at 3.1% and 5.2% respectively over the 2020-2027 period. Within Europe, Germany is forecast to grow at approximately 3.6% CAGR.

Polyethylene Terephthalate (PET) Segment to Record 6.7% CAGR

In the global Polyethylene Terephthalate (PET) segment, USA, Canada, Japan, China and Europe will drive the 6.2% CAGR estimated for this segment. These regional markets accounting for a combined market size of US$5.1 Billion in the year 2020 will reach a projected size of US$7.8 Billion by the close of the analysis period. China will remain among the fastest growing in this cluster of regional markets. Led by countries such as Australia, India, and South Korea, the market in Asia-Pacific is forecast to reach US$7.9 Billion by the year 2027, while Latin America will expand at a 8% CAGR through the analysis period. We bring years of research experience to this 7th edition of our report. The 293-page report presents concise insights into how the pandemic has impacted production and the buy side for 2020 and 2021. A short-term phased recovery by key geography is also addressed.

Competitors identified in this market include, among others,
  • B&B Plastics Inc.
  • CarbonLITE Industries LLC
  • Consolidated Container Company
  • Custom Polymers, Inc.
  • Dart Container Corporation
  • Envision Plastics
  • Fresh Pak Corp.
  • Kuusakoski Group Oy
  • Kw Plastics
  • MBA Polymers Inc.
  • Novolex
  • Plasgran Limited
  • Plastipak Holdings, Inc.
  • Wellpine Plastic Indutrial Co., Ltd.
  • WM Recycle America