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Rate of plastic bottles recycling in the U.S. in 2017, by material type
U.S. plastic bottle recycling rates by material type 2017
This statistic displays the recycling rate of plastic bottles in the United States as of 2017, broken down by various material types. At that time, the recycling rate of polyethylene terephthalate (PET) plastic bottles was over 29.2 percent.
Rate of plastic bottles recycling in the U.S. in 2017, by material type
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Source

Release date

December 2018

Region

United States

Survey time period

2017

Supplementary notes

PET: polyethylene terephthalate
HDPE: high-density polyethylene
PVC: polyvinyl chloride
LDPE: low-density polyethylene
PP: polypropylene
* The majority of PVC and LDPE recycled were as part of commingled bottle and container bales.
** About 3% of polypropylene bottles were deliberately collected for recycling as polypropylene bottles and not mixed material.

U.S. plastic bottle recycling rates by material type 2017
This statistic displays the recycling rate of plastic bottles in the United States as of 2017, broken down by various material types. At that time, the recycling rate of polyethylene terephthalate (PET) plastic bottles was over 29.2 percent.
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