Improving Markets for Recycled Plastics

Trends, Prospects and Policy Responses

DOI:http://dx.doi.org/10.1787/9789264301016-en

Plastics have become one of the most prolific materials on the planet: in 2015 we produced about 380 million tonnes of plastics globally, up from 2 million tonnes in the 1950s. Yet today only 15% of this plastic waste is collected and recycled into secondary plastics globally each year. This ...



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