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Electronics Recycling Global Market to Reach $110.6 Billion by 2030: AI-Driven Robotics Helping in Overcoming Electronics Recycling Challenges

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Global Market for Electronics Recycling

Global Market for Electronics Recycling
Global Market for Electronics Recycling

Dublin, Feb. 23, 2023 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- The "Electronics Recycling: Global Strategic Business Report" report has been added to's offering.

The global market for Electronics Recycling estimated at US$39.8 Billion in the year 2022, is projected to reach a revised size of US$110.6 Billion by 2030, growing at a CAGR of 13.6% over the analysis period 2022-2030.

Metals, one of the segments analyzed in the report, is projected to record a 14.3% CAGR and reach US$80.3 Billion by the end of the analysis period.

Taking into account the ongoing post pandemic recovery, growth in the Plastics segment is readjusted to a revised 12.4% CAGR for the next 8-year period.

The U.S. Market is Estimated at $8.1 Billion, While China is Forecast to Grow at 17% CAGR

The Electronics Recycling market in the U.S. is estimated at US$8.1 Billion in the year 2022. China, the world's second largest economy, is forecast to reach a projected market size of US$28.6 Billion by the year 2030 trailing a CAGR of 17% over the analysis period 2022 to 2030.


Among the other noteworthy geographic markets are Japan and Canada, each forecast to grow at 9.5% and 9.7% respectively over the 2022-2030 period. Within Europe, Germany is forecast to grow at approximately 13.3% CAGR. Led by countries such as Australia, India, and South Korea, the market in Asia-Pacific is forecast to reach US$17.6 Billion by the year 2030.

Select Competitors (Total 177 Featured) -

  • Aurubis AG

  • Boliden Group

  • Cerebra Integrated Technologies Ltd.

  • Clean Earth, Inc.

  • Dlubak Glass Company

  • Enviro-Hub Holdings Ltd.

  • Exitcom Recycling GmbH

  • Good Point Recycling

  • MBA Polymers, Inc.

  • Sims Metal Management Limited

  • Stena Technoworld AB

  • The Fortune Group

  • Ultromex Limited

  • Umicore N.V.

  • URT

  • Zak Enterprises LLC

Report Metrics:

Report Attribute


No. of Pages


Forecast Period

2022 - 2030

Estimated Market Value (USD) in 2022

$39.8 Billion

Forecasted Market Value (USD) by 2030

$110.6 Billion

Compound Annual Growth Rate


Regions Covered


Key Topics Covered:




  • Influencer Market Insights

  • World Market Trajectories

  • Impact of Covid-19 and a Looming Global Recession

  • 2020: A Year of Disruption & Transformation

  • As the Race between the Virus & Vaccines Intensifies, Review of the World Economy in 2021

  • World Economic Growth Projections (Real GDP, Annual % Change) for 2020 through 2022

  • COVID-19 Upends E-Waste Trends

  • Electronics Recycling to Gain as Halt to E-Waste Generation Appears Transitory

  • Electronics Recycling & IT Asset Disposition Players Mend Ways to Deal with COVID-19

  • YoY% Change in Consumption of Electronic and Electrical Devices: 2020 Vs 2019.3

  • Electronics Recycling: An Introduction

  • E-Waste Industry on Rise

  • Types of E-Waste

  • Typical Material Composition of Select Electrical and Electronic Equipment

  • E-Waste Piles Up in Offices amid the Transition to WFH Model

  • Busy Days for Electronics Recycling Facilities

  • Implications of E-Waste on Environment and Human Health

  • E-Waste Statistics

  • Flow of E-Waste Worldwide: 2020

  • Low Recycling Rates & Circular Approach towards Electronics

  • Global E-Waste Generated (in Million Metric Tons): 2015-2030P

  • Percentage Breakdown of E-Waste Volume by Geographic Region: 2019

  • E-Waste Generated per Inhabitant in Kg for Select Countries

  • Key Market Challenges

  • E-Waste Recycling and Opportunities

  • Outlook

  • Growth in Consumer Electronics Sector Fuels Electronics Recycling

  • Global Opportunity for Consumer Electronics (In US$ Million) for Years 2020, 2022, 2024, 2026 and 2028

  • Geographic Market Analysis

  • Developing Countries to Drive Growth

  • Impact of Recycling E-Waste in Developing World

  • Competition

  • eScrap Recycling: A Consolidated Market

  • Startup Companies Gain Attention

  • Select Startups in e-waste Recycling Business

  • Recent Market Activity

  • Electronics Recycling - Global Key Competitors Percentage Market Share in 2022 (E)

  • Competitive Market Presence - Strong/Active/Niche/Trivial for Players Worldwide in 2022 (E)



  • Increasing Smartphone Adoption Expands Opportunities for e-Scrap Recycling Market

  • Global Smartphone Shipments in Million Units: 2010-2021

  • Smartphone Adoption as Share of Total Population: 2016-2021

  • Smartphone Adoption Across Select Countries : 2020

  • Expanding IoT Ecosystem Provides Steady Demand Prospects

  • Global Number of IoT Connected Devices (In Billion) for the Years 2016, 2018, 2020, 2022 & 2025

  • Increase in Consumer Spending on Smart Home Gadgets Presents Growth Opportunities

  • Global Smart Homes Market (In US$ Billion) for the Years 2019, 2021, 2023 & 2025

  • Global Smart Home Market Breakdown by Technology (in %) for 2018 and 2022

  • Recycling Approaches to Exploit Potential Deposits of E-Waste Lying in Landfills

  • Microfluidic Strategy to Push Recycling Rate

  • Leading Electronics Recycling Technology Trends

  • Major Technology Trends Innovating Electronics Recycling

  • Turning Electronic Waste into Power

  • Approaches for Recycling Precious Metals

  • Anaerobic Digestion & Enzymatic Activity

  • Techniques for Efficient Waste Collection, Routing & Disposal

  • Waste Management Apps

  • AI-Driven Robotics Helping in Overcoming Electronics Recycling Challenges

  • Shorter Lifespan of New Electronic Devices Adds to the Volume of E-Waste Generated

  • Average Lifespan (in Years) of Select Consumer Electronic Products

  • Wearables Manufacturers Focus on Effective EOL Strategies

  • Collaboration: Key to Profitable Recycling

  • Global Wearable Device Shipments in Million Units for the Years 2017, 2019, 2021, 2023, and 2025

  • Recyclers Collaborate with Device Manufacturers

  • Smaller and Thinner Devices Create Challenges for Recyclers

  • Device Manufacturers Focus on Recyclable Products

  • Other Innovative Technologies to Reduce E-Waste Generation

  • Rising Concerns over Environmental Implications of Plastics Waste Disposal Turns Focus onto Plastics Recycling

  • Plastic Waste Statistics: In a Nutshell

  • Global Percentage Breakdown of Plastic Waste Generation by End-Use Sector: 2021E

  • Challenges Confronting Total E-waste Elimination

  • Rapid Production of Large Quantum of E-Waste Makes Management a Key Challenge

  • Low Commodity Price Values - A Major Challenge

  • Low General Public Awareness Levels Thwarts Industry Efforts

  • Data Security: A Vital Aspect of E-waste Disposal

  • Developing Countries: The Common Destination for E-Waste Dumping

  • Strategies Likely to Tap Growth Opportunities in E-Waste Management

  • Regulatory Regime Paves Way for Recycling of Recycling of Electronics Products




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