The Future of Plastic Recycling

November 15, 2019 | State of the Market Report

Recycled plastic has the potential to displace over 100 million tons of traditional plastic by 2030 due to new legislation and downstream demand. Where will this recycled plastic come from? Investment into advanced recycling technologies - namely depolymerization, pyrolysis, and solvent-based recycling - has positioned these technologies to threaten mechanical recycling’s dominance in the plastic waste market. This report examines the economics of these advanced recycling technologies in current conditions and future market scenarios.

Coverage Areas

  • Accelerating Materials Innovation
  • Bio-based Materials and Chemicals

Table of Contents

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Lead Analyst

Charles Willard
Senior Research Associate

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