Search History
Clear History
{{item.search_key}}
Hot Searches
Change
{{item.name}}
{{item.english_name}}
Subscribe eNews
Once A Week Once Every Two Weeks
{{sum}}
Login Register

Applications

Ecomaison, Covestro, Secondly and Federal Eco Foam launch Foam Recycling project

EREMA and Lindner delivers consistent quality in post-consumer recycling

KRAIBURG TPE launches TPE-EPDM adhesion for automotive application

Products

Trelleborg tested Elmet’s new LSR dosing system before market launch

WM thermoforming introduces AI-Powered Vision System for tray defects analysis

SIKORA introduces diameter and length measuring devices for hose and tube

Activities

  • Round Table at Fakuma 2023: “Plastic – Recyclable Rather Than Problem Material!”

  • ArabPlast 2023 – The Success Journey Continues………..

  • GREAT NEWS! INAPA 2023 IS COMING BACK 24 - 26 May 2023 at JIExpo Jakarta, Indonesia

Pictorial

Industry And Market

ASEAN: The Next Manufacturing Hub

Innovative and Sustainable Packaging

Recycling and Circular Economy

Exhibition And Conference

CHINA FOCUS

K 2022 FOCUS

CHINAPLAS

CHINAPLAS 2024 Focus

CHINAPLAS 2023 Focus

News Videos

ABA FILM BLOWING MACHINE

Free The Sea: Insights into ocean plastic prevention

TechHub@CPRJ: Suzhou Yuzhen Technology at CHINAPLAS 2024

Conference Videos

【Mandarin session:Webinar playback】Asahi Kasei: How to solve the black spots in plastic molding

【Mandarin session:Webinar playback】The Digital Challenge. SACMI at CHINAPLAS 2024 See your future manufacturing today

【Mandarin session:Webinar playback】Innovative solutions from WINTEC and Piovan in the new market situation

Product Videos

Demonstration video of dual color injection molding machine, US270

Demonstration video of ZJ series double template injection molding machine

Baofeng Energy is a leading enterprise in the coal-based new materials industry chain

Exhibition

Playback TECHHUB@CPRJ Live Streaming for CHINAPLAS

Events

Playback 5th Edition CHINAPLAS x CPRJ Plastics Recycling and Circular Economy Conference and Showcase

Home > News > Regional News

Fast facts: Tracking circular footprint of European plastics industry

Source:Adsale Plastics Network Date :2023-11-08 Editor :RC
Copyright: This article was originally written/edited by Adsale Plastics Network (AdsaleCPRJ.com), republishing and excerpting are not allowed without permission. For any copyright infringement, we will pursue legal liability in accordance with the law.

Plastics Europe presented its new “Plastics – the fast Facts 2023”. The fast facts reveal global and European plastics production, trade partners and other key data.

 

The following are the four key takeaways from Plastics Europe’s report.

 

  • Continuous growth in recycled plastics: The world’s recycled plastics production continues to increase in 2022, with an 8.9% share of overall global plastics production, while Europe accounts for 21% of global recycled plastics production.


Plastics EU_Global plastics production_480.jpg


Global plastics production by polymer. (Source: Plastics Europe)

 

  • Faster growth in circular plastics: Proportionally, circular plastics production grew 16 times more than fossil-based plastics and reached a 19.7% share of overall European plastics production in 2022. For the global production, it has now reached a proportion of nearly 10%.


Plastics EU_EU plastics production_480.jpg


European plastics production by polymer. (Source: Plastics Europe)

 

  • Greater potential of chemical recycling: Europe produced more than 50% of the chemically recycled plastics globally in 2022.


    With over EUR 8 billion of investment already announced and the legislative acceptance of the technology, the volume of chemical recycling plastics should increase significantly over the coming years.


  • Growing competitiveness pressures between Europe and the rest of the world: Europe’s share of global plastics production has fallen from 28% in 2002 to 14% in 2022. Reasons for European producers’ competitiveness pressures include high energy prices, a more stringent regulatory framework and access to raw materials.


    It is also noted that China, followed by Europe, is the global leader in bio-based plastics production and recycling.

 

Click here to access the report infographics.

 

Read more: Meeting 65% demand of circular plastics would cost additional EUR 235 billion, projects Plastics Europe 


 Like 丨  {{details_info.likes_count}}
Recycled plastics
Europe
Chemical recycling
Circular economy
 SHANDONGZHENHUAXINCAILIAOYOUXIANGONGSI      
 Xiamen Haozhao Technology Co., LTD      
 GUOHENG(DONG GUAN) PLASTIC TECHNOLOGY CO., LTD.      

The content you're trying to view is for members only. If you are currently a member, Please login to access this content.   Login

Leave Comment

Submit

All Comments

No Comment

{{VueShowUserOrCompany(itme.user)}}

{{ toolTimes(itme.updated_at,'s') }}

{{itme.body}}

Reply   
Submit
{{VueShowUserOrCompany(itmes.user)}} {{ toolTimes(itmes.updated_at,'s') }} Reply

{{itmes.body}}

Submit

Recommended Articles

Regional News
China adopts action plan to advance manufacturing digitalization
 2024-05-28
Regional News
Vietnam’s rubber exports expected to reach US$3.3 billion in 2024
 2024-05-24
Regional News
Indonesia and China pursue R&D partnership in nickel processing
 2024-05-22
Regional News
Perspective: AMAPLAST forecasts substantial readjustment for 2024
 2024-05-20
Regional News
Quick chat: Navigating the evolving Indian plastics industry landscape
 2024-05-17
Regional News
Quick chat: Malaysian plastics industry sets to prosper despite cost challenge
 2024-05-14

You May Also Like

{{[item['category']['name'],item['category']['english_name']][lang]}}
{{VueShowUserOrCompany(item.author)}} {{VueShowDisplayName(item.author)}}
Sponsored
{{item.title}} {{item['summary']}}
{{itags.name}}
{{item.updated_at}}
 {{item.likes_count}}       {{item.comments_count}}

You May Be Interested In

Change

  • People
  • Company
loading... No Content
{{[item.truename,item.truename_english][lang]}} {{[item.company_name,item.company_name_english][lang]}} {{[item.job_name,item.name_english][lang]}}
{{[item.company_name,item.company_name_english][lang]}} Company Name    {{[item.display_name,item.display_name_english][lang]}}  

Polyurethane Investment Medical Carbon neutral Reduce cost and increase efficiency CHINAPLAS Financial reports rPET INEOS Styrolution Evonik Borouge Polystyrene (PS) mono-material Sustainability Circular economy BASF SABIC Multi-component injection molding machine All-electric injection molding machine Thermoforming machine
Top
Feedback
Chat
News
Market News
Applications
Products
Video
In Pictures
Specials
Activities
eBook
Front Line
Plastics Applications
Chemicals and Raw Material
Processing Technologies
Products
Injection
Extrusion
Auxiliary
Blow Molding
Mold
Hot Runner
Screw
Applications
Packaging
Automotive
Medical
Recycling
E&E
LED
Construction
Others
Events
Conference
Webinar
CHINAPLAS
CPS+
Official Publications
CPS eNews
Media Kit
Social Media
Facebook
Youtube