Plastic Bottle Recycling: Market Research Report

Date: April 22, 2009
Pages: 263
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Plastic Bottle Recycling: Market Research Report
This report analyzes the worldwide markets for Plastic Bottle Recycling in Thousand Tons.

The global market for Plastic Bottle Recycling is analyzed by the following product segments: Polyethylene Terephthalate (PET), High-density Polyethylene (HDPE), and Others.

The report provides separate comprehensive analytics for US, Canada, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific, and Rest of World.

Annual forecasts are provided for each region for the period of 2006 through 2015.

The report profiles 209 companies including many key and niche players worldwide such as Advanced Environmental Recycling Technologies, Inc., Amcor Pet Packaging Company, Avangard Innovative, Butler-MacDonald, Inc., Cadillac Products, Inc., Commercial Plastics Recycling, Inc., ECO2 Plastics, Inc., Environmental Recycling Group, Envision Plastics, Graham Recycling, KW Plastics, Master Mark Plastics, Mohawk Industries, Inc., Phoenix Technologies International, LLC, Reily Recovery Systems, Signode Plastic Recycling Alliance, St. Jude Polymer Corporation, Sun Valley Worldwide, Inc., UltrePET, LLC, United Resource Recovery Corporation, Waste Management Recycle America, AG Container Recycling Council, American Plastics Council, Association of Postconsumer Plastic Recyclers, Bureau of International Recycling, Container Recycling Institute, Institute of Scrap Recycling Industries, Inc., National Association for PET Container Resources, National Recycling Coalition, Inc., and PlasticsEurope.

Market data and analytics are derived from primary and secondary research.

Company profiles are mostly extracted from URL research and reported select online sources.
I.INTRODUCTION, METHODOLOGY & PRODUCT DEFINITIONS

Study Reliability and Reporting Limitations
Disclaimers
Data Interpretation & Reporting Level
Quantitative Techniques & Analytics
Product Definitions and Scope of Study
Plastic Bottle
Plastic Bottle Recycling
Polyethylene Terephthalate (PET)
High Density Polyethylene (HDPE)
Others
Low Density Polyethylene (LDPE)
Polyvinyl Chloride (PVC/Vinyl)
Polypropylene (PP)
Polystyrene (PS)
Other

II. EXECUTIVE SUMMARY

1. INDUSTRY OVERVIEW

Recycling Industry – The Savior of World’s Resources
Recycling Industry on Par with Other Major Industries
Why Should Plastics be Recycled?

4-R’S GUIDE THE PLASTIC INDUSTRY

Reduction
Re-use and Recycle
Recovery

2. MARKET OVERVIEW

Current & Future Analysis
Analysis by Region
Analysis by Product Segment
Significance of Plastics
Plastics - A Highly Versatile Material
Greener Side of Plastics Recycling
Flip Side of Plastics Recycling
Bioplastics- A New Member in the Plastics Industry

3. MARKET TRENDS & ISSUES

Demand for Recycled Plastics Increases
HDPE and PET Dominate Recycled Plastics Business
China Halts Recycled Plastics Businesses
Recycled Materials Succumb to Pressure from Virgin Materials
Landfill Mining to Emerge
Rate of Rigid Plastics Recycling Decreases
PET Scores Over Other Resin Types for Bottle Making
Drop Off and Kerbside-Two Mechanisms of Bottle Collection
Polypropylene Plastic Gaining Foothold
Recycled Plastics Market Partly Hit by Recession

4. PRODUCT OVERVIEW

An Introduction to Plastics
Evolution of Plastics
Application of Plastics
Destruction of Plastic Wastes
Types of Plastic
Polyethylene Terephthalate (PET)
High Density Polyethylene (HDPE)
Low Density Polyethylene (LDPE)
Polyvinyl Chloride (PVC/Vinyl)
Polypropylene (PP)
Polystyrene (PS)
Other
What is a Plastic Bottle?
Plastic Bottles in the Past
What is Recycling?
Plastic Recycling- Defined
Where is Waste Plastic Available?
Plastics Recycling Process - A Generalized View
Plastic Recycling Process According to American Plastics Council
Types of Recycling
Primary Recycling
Secondary Recycling
Tertiary Recycling
Quarternary Recycling
Fundamentals of Industrial Plastics Recycling
Sorting
Granulating
Washing
Decontaminating
Decontamination for PET
Decontamination for HDPE
De-Polymerizing and Re-Polymerizing
Methanolysis
Glycolysis
Hydrolysis
Saponification
Applications of Recycled Plastics
Type of Recycled Plastic and Applications

5. PRODUCT LAUNCHES & DEVELOPMENTS

Motan Unveils New Range of Crystallizers for PET and PLA Processors
Mitsubishi Electric Develops New Plastics Sorter Technology
DPoly Systems and NCSU Develop New Technology to Recycle PET Bottles
Tokarz Develops Innovative Technology to Process Plastic Waste
Greystone Logistics Launches Two New Recycled Plastic Pellet Products

6. RECENT INDUSTRY ACTIVITY

Re: Think Recycling Completes Acquisition of Pure Tech Plastics
ORBIS Takes Over Norseman Plastics
Victor Taichung Acquires Majority Stake in Sunny Environmental
Consolidated Scrap Takes Over Brandywine Assets
ISR Interseroh to Acquire Majority Stake in RDB
Greenstar Acquires Dunstable Waste Group
Morssinkhof Acquires Diolen’s Post-Condensation Facility
Polyframe Acquires CPRA
Baylis and Plastics Sorting Collaborate to Build New Plant
Plastrade Plans Capacity Expansion of PET Bottles Recycling
AWS Eco Inaugurates Europe’s Largest PET Bottle Recycling Facility
Kalhari Expands Processed Rubber and Plastic Business to Overseas Markets
Closed Loop Recycling Proposes a New Plastic Recycling Facility
Brothers Plastic to Establish Plastic Recycling Facility
IRL Establishes a New Plastics Recycling Unit
La Seda Integrates Recycling Operations
Buffalo Recycling Intends to Establish an Advanced Recycling Facility
Shaharyar Plastic Recycling Factory Commences Operations
Wellman Inks Letter of Intent to Divest Engineering Resins Business
Veolia Environment Completes Acquisition of SULO Group
Greenstar Completes 75% Acquisition of Waste Exchange Services
CrownBrook Debco Acquires Nicos Polymers
AURELIUS Completes Acquisition of Wellman International
CrownBrook Capital Acquires Debco Plastics
Viridor Takes Over Grosvenor
Rafey Refuse Dump Adds Two Recycling Plants
Fibre Marketing Group Takes Over Westreet Industries
Sumitomo Corp and Teijin Collaborate to Enhance PET Plastic Recycling
Petoskey Receives Aid to Expand New Plastic Recycling Facility
Plastic Recycling Industries to Expand Plastic Recycling Firm
Irish Polymers Wins Chinese Export Contract
Visy Recycling Bags a Contract to Establish a Recycling Unit
Savannah City Sets Up a New Recycling Center
Closed Loop London to Set Up New Plastics Recycling Facility
Noble Recycling Sets Up a New Plastics Recycling Facility in Florida
Intercontinental Recycling Launches Plastic Recycling Plant
Nampak Plastics Unveils Plans to Setup Bottle Recycling Plant
Petagain to Establish PET Bottles Recycling Plant
Coca-Cola Makes Strategic Investment in Bottle Recycling Plant
Coca-Cola Enterprises Establishes Coca-Cola Recycling LLC
Erema Unveils Additional Plant Facility
Beijing Incom Resources Recovery Commences Operations of its Largest Plastics Recycling Plant
Baylis Recycling Starts Two New Sorting Facilities
ECO2 Plastics to Invest in Plastic Recycling
GlaxoSmithKline and Innocent Switch to 100% Recycled PET bottles

7. FOCUS ON SELECT PLAYERS

Recyclers
Advanced Environmental Recycling Technologies, Inc. (US)
Amcor Pet Packaging Company (US)
Avangard Innovative (US)
Butler-MacDonald, Inc. (US)
Cadillac Products, Inc. (US)
Commercial Plastics Recycling, Inc. (US)
ECO2 Plastics, Inc. (US)
Environmental Recycling Group (US)
Envision Plastics (US)
Graham Recycling (US)
KW Plastics (US)
Master Mark Plastics (US)
Mohawk Industries, Inc. (US)
Phoenix Technologies International, LLC (US)
Reily Recovery Systems (US)
Signode Plastic Recycling Alliance (US)
St. Jude Polymer Corporation (US)
Sun Valley Worldwide, Inc. (US)
UltrePET, LLC (US)
United Resource Recovery Corporation (US)
Waste Management Recycle America (US)
Associations & Organizations
AG Container Recycling Council (US)
American Plastics Council (US)
Association of Postconsumer Plastic Recyclers (US)
Bureau of International Recycling (Belgium)
Container Recycling Institute (US)
Institute of Scrap Recycling Industries, Inc. (US)
National Association for PET Container Resources (US)
National Recycling Coalition, Inc. (US)
PlasticsEurope (Belgium)

8. GLOBAL MARKET PERSPECTIVE

Table 1. World Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for Plastic Bottle Recycling by Geographic Region – US, Canada, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific (excluding Japan), and Rest of World Markets Independently Analyzed with Plastic Bottles Recycled in Thousand Tons for Years 2006 through 2015 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 2. World 10-Year Perspective for Plastic Bottle Recycling by Geographic Region – Percentage Breakdown of Volume Recycled for US, Canada, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific (excluding Japan), and Rest of World Markets for Years 2006, 2009 & 2015 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 3. World Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for PET Bottle Recycling by Geographic Region – US, Canada, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific (excluding Japan), and Rest of World Markets Independently Analyzed with Plastic Bottles Recycled in Thousand Tons for Years 2006 through 2015 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 4. World 10-Year Perspective for PET Bottle Recycling by Geographic Region – Percentage Breakdown of Volume Recycled for US, Canada, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific (excluding Japan), and Rest of World Markets for Years 2006, 2009 & 2015 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 5. World Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for HDPE Bottle Recycling by Geographic Region – US, Canada, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific (excluding Japan), and Rest of World Markets Independently Analyzed with Plastic Bottles Recycled in Thousand Tons for Years 2006 through 2015 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 6. World 10-Year Perspective for HDPE Bottle Recycling by Geographic Region – Percentage Breakdown of Volume Recycled for US, Canada, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific (excluding Japan), and Rest of World Markets for Years 2006, 2009 & 2015 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 7. World Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for Other Plastic Bottle Recycling by Geographic Region – US, Canada, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific (excluding Japan), and Rest of World Markets Independently Analyzed with Plastic Bottles Recycled in Thousand Tons for Years 2006 through 2015 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 8. World 10-Year Perspective for Other Plastic Bottle Recycling by Geographic Region – Percentage Breakdown of Volume Recycled for US, Canada, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific (excluding Japan), and Rest of World Markets for Years 2006, 2009 & 2015 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)

III. MARKET

1. THE UNITED STATES

A. MARKET ANALYSIS

Current &Future Analysis
Plastic Recycling Market Hit by Credit Crunch
Review of PET Bottle Recycling Industry

Table 9. US Recycled PET (RPET) Market (2006 & 2007): Percentage Breakdown of Volume Sales by Product Category for Fiber, Strapping, Food & Beverage Bottles, Sheet & Film, Non-Food Bottles, Engineered Resin and Other Category (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)

US Recyclers Struggle to Retain HDPE Bottles
Product Launches & Developments
Strategic Corporate Developments
Focus on Select Recyclers
Advanced Environmental Recycling Technologies, Inc.
Amcor Pet Packaging Company
Avangard Innovative
Butler-MacDonald, Inc.
Cadillac Products, Inc.
Commercial Plastics Recycling, Inc.
ECO2 Plastics, Inc.
Environmental Recycling Group
Envision Plastics
Graham Recycling
KW Plastics
Master Mark Plastics
Mohawk Industries, Inc.
Phoenix Technologies International, LLC
Reily Recovery Systems
Signode Plastic Recycling Alliance
St. Jude Polymer Corporation
Sun Valley Worldwide, Inc.
UltrePET, LLC
United Resource Recovery Corporation
Waste Management Recycle America
Focus on Select Associations & Organizations
AG Container Recycling Council
American Plastics Council
Association of Postconsumer Plastic Recyclers
Container Recycling Institute
Institute of Scrap Recycling Industries, Inc.
National Association for PET Container Resources
National Recycling Coalition, Inc.

B. MARKET ANALYTICS

Table 10. US Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for Plastic Bottle Recycling by Product Segment – PET, HDPE and Others Markets Independently Analyzed with Plastic Bottles Recycled in Thousand Tons for Years 2006 through 2015 (includescorresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 11. US 10-Year Perspective for Plastic Bottle Recycling by Product Segment – Percentage Breakdown of Volume Recycled for PET, HDPE and Others Markets for Years 2006, 2009 & 2015 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)

2. CANADA

A. MARKET ANALYSIS

Current & Future Analysis
Strategic Corporate Development

B. MARKET ANALYTICS

Table 12. Canadian Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for Plastic Bottle Recycling by Product Segment – PET, HDPE and Others Markets Independently Analyzed with Plastic Bottles Recycled in Thousand Tons for Years 2006 through 2015 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 13. Canadian 10-Year Perspective for Plastic Bottle Recycling by Product Segment – Percentage Breakdown of Volume Recycled for PET, HDPE and Others Markets for Years 2006, 2009 & 2015 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)

3. JAPAN

A. MARKET ANALYSIS

Current & Future Analysis
Strategic Corporate Developments

B. MARKET ANALYTICS

Table 14. Japanese Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for Plastic Bottle Recycling by Product Segment – PET, HDPE and Others Markets Independently Analyzed with Plastic Bottles Recycled in Thousand Tons for Years 2006 through 2015 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 15. Japanese 10-Year Perspective for Plastic Bottle Recycling by Product Segment – Percentage Breakdown of Volume Recycled for PET, HDPE and Others Markets for Years 2006, 2009 & 2015 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)

4. EUROPE

A. MARKET ANALYSIS

Current & Future Analysis
Analysis by Region
Analysis by Product Segment
PVC Recycling Catching up Among European Recyclers
Energy Recovery Rates Remain Steady in Europe
SRF- A New Trend in the European Recycled Market
Plastics Recycle Rate Increases
State of Landfilling in the European Region
Recycling Scenario in Europe
Strategic Corporate Developments

B. MARKET ANALYTICS

Table 16. European Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for Plastic Bottle Recycling by Geographic Region – France, Germany, Italy, UK, Spain, Russia and Rest of Europe Markets Independently Analyzed with Plastic Bottles Recycled in Thousand Tons for Years 2006 through 2015 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 17. European 10-Year Perspective for Plastic Bottle Recycling by Geographic Region – Percentage Breakdown of Volume Recycled for France, Germany, Italy, UK, Spain, Russia and Rest of Europe Markets for Years 2006, 2009 & 2015 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 18. European Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for Plastic Bottle Recycling by Product Segment – PET, HDPE and Others Markets Independently Analyzed with Plastic Bottles Recycled in Thousand Tons for Years 2006 through 2015 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 19. European 10-Year Perspective for Plastic Bottle Recycling by Product Segment – Percentage Breakdown of Volume Recycled for PET, HDPE and Others Markets for Years 2006, 2009 & 2015 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)

4A.FRANCE

Market Analysis

Table 20. French Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for Plastic Bottle Recycling by Product Segment – PET, HDPE and Others Markets Independently Analyzed with Plastic Bottles Recycled in Thousand Tons for Years 2006 through 2015 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 21. French 10-Year Perspective for Plastic Bottle Recycling by Product Segment – Percentage Breakdown of Volume Recycled for PET, HDPE and Others Markets for Years 2006, 2009 & 2015 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)

4B.GERMANY

A. MARKET ANALYSIS

Current & Future Analysis
Strategic Corporate Developments

B. MARKET ANALYTICS

Table 22. German Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for Plastic Bottle Recycling by Product Segment – PET, HDPE and Others Markets Independently Analyzed with Plastic Bottles Recycled in Thousand Tons for Years 2006 through 2015 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 23. German 10-Year Perspective for Plastic Bottle Recycling by Product Segment – Percentage Breakdown of Volume Recycled for PET, HDPE and Others Markets for Years 2006, 2009 & 2015 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)

4C.ITALY

Market Analysis

Table 24. Italian Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for Plastic Bottle Recycling by Product Segment – PET, HDPE and Others Markets Independently Analyzed with Plastic Bottles Recycled in Thousand Tons for Years 2006 through 2015 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 25. Italian 10-Year Perspective for Plastic Bottle Recycling by Product Segment – Percentage Breakdown of Volume Recycled for PET, HDPE and Others Markets for Years 2006, 2009 & 2015 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)

4D.UNITED KINGDOM

A. MARKET ANALYSIS

Current & Future Analysis
UK’s Plastic Industry under Scan
Bottle Collection Rates Move Upwards
Landfill Mining to Emerge
Strategic Corporate Developments

B. MARKET ANALYTICS

Table 26. UK Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for Plastic Bottle Recycling by Product Segment – PET, HDPE and Others Markets Independently Analyzed with Plastic Bottles Recycled in Thousand Tons for Years 2006 through 2015 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 27. UK 10-Year Perspective for Plastic Bottle Recycling by Product Segment – Percentage Breakdown of Volume Recycled for PET, HDPE and Others Markets for Years 2006, 2009 & 2015 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)

4E.SPAIN

Market Analysis

Table 28. Spanish Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for Plastic Bottle Recycling by Product Segment – PET, HDPE and Others Markets Independently Analyzed with Plastic Bottles Recycled in Thousand Tons for Years 2006 through 2015 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 29. Spanish 10-Year Perspective for Plastic Bottle Recycling by Product Segment – Percentage Breakdown of Volume Recycled for PET, HDPE and Others Markets for Years 2006, 2009 & 2015 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)

4F.RUSSIA

Market Analysis

Table 30. Russian Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for Plastic Bottle Recycling by Product Segment – PET, HDPE and Others Markets Independently Analyzed with Plastic Bottles Recycled in Thousand Tons for Years 2006 through 2015 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 31. Russian 10-Year Perspective for Plastic Bottle Recycling by Product Segment – Percentage Breakdown of Volume Recycled for PET, HDPE and Others Markets for Years 2006, 2009 & 2015 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)

4G.REST OF EUROPE

A. MARKET ANALYSIS

Current & Future Analysis
Strategic Corporate Development
Focus on Select Associations
Bureau of International Recycling (Belgium)
PlasticsEurope (Belgium)

B. MARKET ANALYTICS

Table 32. Rest of Europe Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for Plastic Bottle Recycling by Product Segment – PET, HDPE and Others Markets Independently Analyzed with Plastic Bottles Recycled in Thousand Tons for Years 2006 through 2015 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 33. Rest of Europe 10-Year Perspective for Plastic Bottle Recycling by Product Segment – Percentage Breakdown of Volume Recycled for PET, HDPE and Others Markets for Years 2006, 2009 & 2015 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)

5. ASIA-PACIFIC

A. MARKET ANALYSIS

Current & Future Analysis
Recycling Market of China to Grow Robustly
A Review of India’s Recycling Industry
Strategic Corporate Developments

B. MARKET ANALYTICS

Table 34. Asia-Pacific Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for Plastic Bottle Recycling by Product Segment – PET, HDPE and Others Markets Independently Analyzed with Plastic Bottles Recycled in Thousand Tons for Years 2006 through 2015 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 35. Asia-Pacific 10-Year Perspective for Plastic Bottle Recycling by Product Segment – Percentage Breakdown of Volume Recycled for PET, HDPE and Others Markets for Years 2006, 2009 & 2015 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)

6. REST OF WORLD

A. MARKET ANALYSIS

Current & Future Analysis
Recycling Yet to Gain Recognition in the Middle East
Strategic Corporate Developments

B. MARKET ANALYTICS

Table 36. Rest of World Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for Plastic Bottle Recycling by Product Segment – PET, HDPE and Others Markets Independently Analyzed with Plastic Bottles Recycled in Thousand Tons for Years 2006 through 2015 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 37. Rest of World 10-Year Perspective for Plastic Bottle Recycling by Product Segment – Percentage Breakdown of Volume Recycled for PET, HDPE and Others Markets for Years 2006, 2009 & 2015 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)

IV. COMPETITIVE LANDSCAPE
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