WRAP, in collaboration with Valpak Consulting Ltd, has published three market oriented reports which each focus on particular aspects of plastic packaging recycling in the UK.
This page contains key market information about recycling plastic packaging:
This project maps the market flows of plastic packaging from consumption through to end-markets in order to develop a number of possible compliance scenarios and projections to 2017 for meeting the 2017 target for plastic packaging recycling.
UK Plastics Packaging Market >>
Plastic Packaging Consumption >>
Plastic Packaging Collections >>
Plastic Packaging Sortation & Reprocessing >>
2017 Plastic Packaging Compliance >>
Conclusions & Recommendations >>
This work quantifies the carbon footprint of plastic packaging in the alternative scenarios developed in the Plasflow 2017 report.
Plastic Packaging Composition 2011
This report aims to provide a comprehensive picture of the composition of plastic packaging by pack format (eg bottle, rigid, film) and by plastic polymer type (eg HDPE, PET) flowing onto the UK market in 2011.
Overview of Plastic Packaging Data Sources >>
Total UK Consumption of Plastic Packaging >>
Consumer Consumption of Plastic Packaging >>
Non‐consumer Consumption of Plastic Packaging >>
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