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Global plastic materials flow 1950-2015

Flow of plastic materials worldwide between 1950 and 2015 (in million metric tons)*

by T. Wang, last edited Jan 28, 2019
Global plastic materials flow 1950-2015 This statistic displays the flow of plastic materials worldwide between 1950 and 2015. During that period, around 8.3 billion metric tons of primary plastic were produced, of which only 2.5 billion metric tons are still in use, including primary and recycled plastic.
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Flow of plastic materials worldwide between 1950 and 2015 (in million metric tons)*

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