Plastic waste in Japan

Statistics report on plastic waste in Japan

Plastic waste in Japan

This report provides statistical information about plastic waste in Japan. It presents key figures on plastic waste generation, recycling, and plastic waste trade as well as the perspective of Japanese citizens.

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Overview

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  • Premium Statistic Plastic material production worldwide 2022, by region
  • Premium Statistic Volume of plastic beach litter ending up as ocean waste APAC 2021, by country
  • Premium Statistic Production volume of the plastic industry Japan 2022, by product type
  • Premium Statistic Consumption volume of plastic products Japan 2022, by type
  • Premium Statistic Volume of recyclable waste collected from municipalities Japan FY 2022, by type
  • Premium Statistic Most common waste items collected from the coasts and ocean Japan 2022

Plastic waste generation

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  • Premium Statistic Volume of plastic waste Japan 2013-2022
  • Premium Statistic Plastic waste generated Japan 2021, by type
  • Premium Statistic Plastic waste generated Japan 2021, by field
  • Premium Statistic Share of plastic waste discharged at waste stations Japan FY 2022, by type
  • Premium Statistic Share of containers and packaging in household waste Japan 2022, by type

Recycling

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  • Premium Statistic Number of plastics recycling business entities Japan FY 2013-2022
  • Premium Statistic Average recycling price for plastic packaging per kilogram Japan 2015-2024
  • Premium Statistic Recycling rate of plastic waste Japan 2013-2022
  • Premium Statistic Volume of recycled plastic waste Japan 2012-2021
  • Premium Statistic Volume of recycled plastic waste Japan 2021, by method
  • Premium Statistic Sales volume of recycled plastic packaging Japan 2015-2023

Waste exports

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  • Premium Statistic Plastic waste export volume Japan 2017-2023
  • Premium Statistic Plastic waste export volume Japan 2023, by region
  • Premium Statistic Plastic waste export volume Japan 2021, by type

Citizens' perspective

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  • Premium Statistic Frequency of purchasing plastic products Japan 2023
  • Premium Statistic Level of awareness of recycling plastic products Japan 2023
  • Premium Statistic Level of awareness of methods to recycle plastics Japan 2023
  • Premium Statistic Share of people refusing plastic bags since the fee implementation Japan 2022
  • Premium Statistic Reasons for refusing plastic shopping bags Japan 2022
  • Premium Statistic Plastic products thought to be excessive Japan 2022

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