you're reading...

Plastics demand by sector (2015)

Plastics demand by sector (2015)

Plastics demand by sector (2015)

Since they first entered industrial production in 1907, plastics have pervaded consumer goods and modern life. In 2014, 311 million tonnes of plastics were produced globally, 20 times more than in 1964. Plastics production is forecast to double by 2036 and almost quadruple by 2050. Demand for plastics in Europe was 49 million tonnes in 2015, with almost 40 % used in packaging (see Figure 1)

« Previous Next »


No comments yet.

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in: Logo

You are commenting using your account. Log Out /  Change )

Google photo

You are commenting using your Google account. Log Out /  Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out /  Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out /  Change )

Connecting to %s

This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. Learn how your comment data is processed.

%d bloggers like this: