DUBLIN, November 30, 2021--(BUSINESS WIRE)--The "Plastic Recycling - Global Market Trajectory & Analytics" report has been added to ResearchAndMarkets.com's offering.
Global Plastic Recycling Market to Reach $47.3 Billion by 2026
Global market for Plastic Recycling estimated at US$33 Billion in the year 2020, is projected to reach a revised size of US$47.3 Billion by 2026, growing at a CAGR of 6.1% over the analysis period.
PET, one of the segments analyzed in the report, is projected to grow at a 6.9% CAGR to reach US$15.5 Billion by the end of the analysis period. After a thorough analysis of the business implications of the pandemic and its induced economic crisis, growth in the HDPE segment is readjusted to a revised 5.9% CAGR for the next 7-year period. This segment currently accounts for a 19.6% share of the global Plastic Recycling market.
The process of recovering different classes of plastic materials that can be reused in other forms is known as plastic recycling. Growth in the global market is being driven by ongoing efforts toward environmental sustainability, prompting industries to focus on plastic recycling.
The increasing focus on plastic recycling is also attributed to its increasing use in various industrial applications like product packaging, electronic components and automotive interiors. Some of the textile makers are also using recycled plastic for material production. Another prominent factor boosting the market is availability of advanced plastic waste management technologies.
Growing government support in countries such as India, China, Southeast Asia, Brazil and European nations to promote the use of recyclable plastic products augurs well for the market. In this regard, several countries have announced legislations to restrict single-use plastics to reduce their environmental impact. For instance, China has banned the use of non-recyclable plastic in metropolitan cities in 2020 that is expected to be expanded throughout the country by 2022.
The U.S. Market is Estimated at $3.1 Billion in 2021, While China is Forecast to Reach $17.6 Billion by 2026
The Plastic Recycling market in the U.S. is estimated at US$3.1 Billion in the year 2021. The country currently accounts for a 8.9% share in the global market. China, the world's second largest economy, is forecast to reach an estimated market size of US$17.6 Billion in the year 2026 trailing a CAGR of 6.7% through the analysis period.
Among the other noteworthy geographic markets are Japan and Canada, each forecast to grow at 4.7% and 4.9% respectively over the analysis period. Within Europe, Germany is forecast to grow at approximately 5.3% CAGR while Rest of European market (as defined in the study) will reach US$18.8 Billion by the end of the analysis period. Asia-Pacific and China account for a substantial share of the global plastic recycling market.
Presence of many bottled water manufacturers makes the region the largest consumer of recycled plastic. However, the ban on import of scrap and waste plastics by China is impacting the market. The US is another major regional market for plastic recycling due to the large volumes of plastic waste being generated. In Europe, the recycled plastic market is driven by the rising use of plastic in packaging, automotive and construction industries and the adoption of regulations to restrict plastic pollution.
LDPE Segment to Reach $7.3 Billion by 2026
Recycled LDPE is used in applications such as floorings, wall panels, furniture, bubble wraps for packaging and garbage cans. In the global LDPE segment, USA, Canada, Japan, China and Europe will drive the 5.1% CAGR estimated for this segment.
These regional markets accounting for a combined market size of US$3.6 Billion in the year 2020 will reach a projected size of US$5.1 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$2.1 Billion by the year 2026, while Latin America will expand at a 5.3% CAGR through the analysis period.
Key Topics Covered:
II. EXECUTIVE SUMMARY
1. MARKET OVERVIEW
COVID-19 Causes Significant Disruption to Plastic Recycling
Collection Rate of Recyclable Plastic Decreases in 2020
Pandemic Set to Exacerbate Ocean Plastic Pollution Issue
Traditional Waste Management Practices Find Favor Amidst the Crisis
COVID-19 Brings About Significant Changes to Plastic Usage Trends
Despite Challenges Presented by COVID-19, Plastic Recycling to be Back in Business
An Introduction to Plastic Recycling
Plastic Recycling Methods
Plastic Recycling by Type
Global Market Prospects & Outlook
Concerns and Awareness on Pollution Levels Fuel Growth for Plastic Recycling Market
PET: The Major Category in Plastics Recycling Market
Packaging Emerges as a High Growth End-Use Segment
Developing Regions to Spearhead Growth in Plastics Recycling Market
Recent Market Activity
2. FOCUS ON SELECT PLAYERS (Total 98 Featured)
Advanced Drainage Systems, Inc.
B & B Plastics Recycling, Inc.
B. Schoenberg & Co., Inc.
Clear Path Recycling, LLC
Custom Polymers, Inc.
MBA Polymers, Inc.
NAM Polymers Inc.
Plastic Recycling Inc.
Plastipak Holdings, Inc.
Seraphim Plastics LLC
United Plastic Recycling
Veolia Environnement S.A.
3. MARKET TRENDS & DRIVERS
Increase in Plastic Production Volumes Contribute to Plastic Waste, Drives Need for Recycling
Rising Concerns over Environmental Implications of Plastics Waste Disposal Turns Focus onto Plastics Recycling
Growing Awareness about Energy Savings and Energy Recovery Attributes to Support Plastics Recycling Efforts
Government Regulations & Efforts to Promote Use of Recycled Plastic Products Drives Market Growth
As Packaging Industry Becomes the Largest Producer of Plastic Waste, Recycling Becomes an Inevitable Option
Global Packaged Food Sales in US$ Trillion: 2015, 2017, 2019, 2021 & 2023
Automotive Industry: A Major Market for Recycled Plastics Faces Challenging Times Amidst the COVID-19 Pandemic
Production in Million Units for 2008-2022
Despite the COVID-19 Impact, Long-term Outlook for Plastic Recycling in Construction Industry Remains Promising
Recycled Plastics Continue to Hold Significance for the Textile Industry
With China Banning Imports of Scrap or Waste Plastics, Market Confronts Tough Times
Advent of Innovative Systems Streamline Plastics Recycling Process
Ongoing Technological Advancements in Plastic Recycling Market: A Brief Overview
Plastic Recycling Market Faces Stiff Challenge as Manufacturers Incline Towards Virgin Plastics
Oil Prices Impact Plastic Recycling Market
The Pandemic and Fall in Oil Prices Adversely Impacts Global Plastic Recycling Industry in 2020
Complications of Recycling Plastic: A Brief Review
Difficulties in Raw Material Collection Affects Plastics Recycling Market
4. GLOBAL MARKET PERSPECTIVE
III. REGIONAL MARKET ANALYSIS
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