U.S. recycling of postconsumer bottles recycled 2010-2017

This statistic shows the total amount of PET containers recycled in the United States between 2000 and 2017. In 2017, 1.7 billion pounds of PET containers were recycled in the U.S. Figures include containers purchased.
The global recycling rate of plastic packaging materials and PET bottles can be found here.

PET bottles recycled in the U.S. from 2000 to 2017

PET containers recycled in million pounds
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Release date

2018

Region

United States

Survey time period

2000 to 2017

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