Global plastic waste volume 1950-2050

Plastic waste volume worldwide in 2015 and 2050 (in billion metric tons)

by M. Garside, last edited Jun 28, 2019
Global plastic waste volume 1950-2050 This statistic displays the plastic waste volume worldwide in 2015, and a forecast figure for 2050. In 2015, global plastic waste volume reached around 6.3 billion metric tons. This figure is expected to increase to 12 billion metric tons by 2050.
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Plastic waste volume worldwide in 2015 and 2050 (in billion metric tons)

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