PET Bottle Recycling Market Research Report - Global Forecast To 2027

PET Bottle Recycling Market By Recycling Process (Chemical, Mechanical), Application (Beverages, Personal Care, Pharmaceutical, Consumer Goods, And Others), And Region - Global Forecast To 2027

ID: MRFR/PNT/2119-CR | October 2020 | Region: Global | 111 pages

Pet Bottle Recycling Market Overview:

Pet Bottle Recycling Market Size is expected to reach a USD of 7358.6 Million and at 5.28% CAGR by the end of the forecasted period of 2025. 

The appealing properties and their different applications have reinforced the creation of plastics internationally. In any case, contrasted with items made of different materials like steel, iron, copper is utilized for quite a long time long, though plastic bottles and holders are tossed not exactly a year. This worldwide pet bottle recycling market possibility has made a significant danger to ecological supportability. Researchers and analysts have been testing to track down an ideal answer for the rising emergency. Reusing measures yield transitory items and plastics that are taken care of the standard applications and employments. 

Pet bottle recycling market is expected to develop in the forecasted period due to its practical benefit. There have been a couple of rises and a couple of falls in the pet bottle recycling market chart in the previous few decades. Understanding the reusing of waste plastics is a danger to the climate. Numerous nations put resources into reusing the items. Nonetheless, the cycles that request a higher workforce and higher capital have made a sizeable end in the pet bottle recycling industry.

The pet bottle recycling market builds up speed inferable from expanded mindfulness about climate amicability and the severe impacts of plastics on the climate. Also, government drives limiting the utilization of plastics combined with limitations on the import of plastic will probably open up new roads or opportunities to develop the pet bottle recycling market.

Covid-19 Impact

The pandemic circumstance has made a shock wave all through the modern areas. The effect of delayed lockdown and changes in the item request has influenced the pet bottle recycling market development. The cost of virgin plastic had a sharp decrease in the year 2020; this has made the makers use the VPET Bottle Recycling in recent years. 

The pandemic situation has also raised the utilization of plastics then again. Interest for the utilities and storeroom things, hand sanitizers, cleaning utilities, PPE, facial veils has developed their interest than any time in recent memory. Be that as it may, nations have utilized mechanical reusing strategies, burning as plastic administration, because of the dread of spreading the infection. Numerous states in the US have begun to scale back or suspend the reusing programs because of the lockdown. The expanded creation of PPE and improper removal of those clinical squanders are unloaded into the earth in most non-industrial nations. Anyway, as there is development in the creation of plastics across the globe because of the pandemic, we can expect an increase in the pet bottle recycling market share in the figure time frame.

Market Dynamics 

Significant market driver

Social mindfulness among individuals has expanded the pet bottle recycling market development. This possibility can be considered as a key market driver for the Pet Bottle Recycling Market in the estimated time frame. Web-based media and the undertakings of specific makers in using RPET for their items have made a pattern among individuals. General has begun showing interest in devouring items from the produces that utilization the RPET to act socially dependable. Late in North America, which is considered the vital locale for the pet bottle recycling market, has made important mindfulness concerning natural supportability. The nation has also prohibited the landfill cycle. This pattern was trailed by other created nations like U. S is currently driving the market.


Expansion popular for Pharmaceutical and bundling materials is considered a significant opportunity in the pet bottle recycling market. There has been a huge ascent sought after to create drug and bundling material lately in the Asian nations like China, India, and Indonesia. The populace development in these nations has additionally expanded the interest in plastic bottles or other plastic articles. Subsequently, we can anticipate strong development in the pet bottle recycling market.


Virgin plastics are less expensive than reused ones that restrain the growth of the pet bottle recycling market. The way toward reusing requests is concentrated energy, work, and capital costs which incorporate non-inexhaustible assets like water and power. In the wake of going through a progression of cycles in reusing, the market cost of reused plastics does not meet the assumptions for the creative side.


The interaction requests escalated work, and energy is a significant challenge in the pet bottle recycling market. The underlying phases of the interaction include gathering the scratch bottles from the roads, arranging, eliminating marks, washing them, and afterward taking care of them into the reactors. These cycles include labor and escalated work; inappropriate evacuation of inks, names, or prints can prompt defilement of the finished result and come unsuitable for the standard applications. The water for washing the oil, cement, and different substances must be quality. Subsequently, an exclusive washing innovation and water recovery and the board framework are vital for complete the cycle successfully.

Growth Analysis

Understanding the outcomes of the biological and medical problems brought about by waste plastic therapy, China has restricted the import of waste plastics, which drives the nation to reuse the accessible piece plastics. A new report has announced that combined reused bottles in China represented around seventy-eight million tons. It was additionally seen that the reusing cycle expected to deliver PET strands to create pieces of clothing and different items to empower flow. 

Segment Overview

  • By recycling process

The pet bottle recycling market is sectioned into synthetic and mechanical reusing measures based on the recycling process. Thus, the synthetics reusing interaction of PET containers is additionally limited to glycolysis, methanolysis, hydrolysis, and other key cycles. 

  • By Application 

Based on application, the pet bottle recycling market is segmented into drugs, refreshments, individual consideration, customer merchandise, and others. The drinks fragment leads the Pet Bottle Recycling Market classification. It flaunts the most noteworthy utilization and catches a significant portion of the worldwide market. Besides, the refreshments portion is relied upon to clutch its predominance in the impending a long time by developing at a fair speed during the figure time frame. The development of the fragment can be credited to the predictable interest for something very similar in the pet bottle recycling market. 

  • By Region 

The pet bottle recycling market covers the development opportunity and late patterns across North America, Europe, the Asia Pacific, and the Middle East & Africa. Of these, the APAC district will overwhelm the pet bottle recycling market during the estimated time frame. Quick urbanization, expanding mindfulness about reusing, drives by the public authority to support reusing, and consistent innovative advances add to the worldwide PET container reusing market development in the area. Japan, India, and China have the most extreme offer on the lookout.

Regional Analysis 

According to the regional analysis, the worldwide pet bottle recycling market has been portioned into Europe, North America, Asia Pacific, and the remainder of the world. The increment popular for drug and bundling materials in countries, for example, India, China, and Indonesia, are relied upon to drive up interest for Pet Bottle Recycling in the Asia Pacific all through the figure period. Populace development has expanded the Pet Bottle Recycling in the Asia Pacific. 

North America is likewise a noticeable locale in the pet bottle recycling market, attributable to the area's expanded consciousness of ecological supportability. The prohibition on landfills carried out in created nations, for example, the United States, is likewise pushing the district's pet bottle recycling market.

Major Market Players

The significant players in the pet bottle recycling market are mentioned below:

  • CarbonLITE Industries (USA)

  • Phoenix Technologies (USA) 

  • PFR Nord GmbH (Germany)

  • Plastipak Holdings, Inc. (the USA)

  • Clear Path Recycling (USA)

  • Krones AG (Germany)

  • Indorama Ventures Public Company Limited (Thailand)

  • UltrePET LLC (USA)

Recent Developments

  • April 2019 - Weeco Recycling Company, a Chinese-based organization, reported that it would set up a plastic waste reusing organization worth USD 45 million in Kenya. The organization is required to gather and reuse more than 2,000 tons of PET containers each and every month.

Report Overview

  • Market overview highlights the global recognition of Pet Bottle Recycling Market Outlook overview

  • Analysis based upon COVID 19

  • Explanation upon the Pet Bottle Recycling Market Dynamics

  • Value chain analysis for the Pet Bottle Recycling Market Value Report.

  • Market segmentation overview

  • The regional analysis of Pet Bottle Recycling Market Trends overview

  • Competitive landscape analysis

  • Recent Developments of Pet Bottle Recycling Market 

The report highlights the global Pet Bottle Recycling Market Growth development includes its revenue hike's growth potential by the end of the forecast years in 2025.

Report Scope:
Report Attribute/Metric Details
  Market Size   2027: USD 7,538.6 Million
  CAGR   5.28% CAGR (2020-2027)
  Base Year   2019
  Forecast Period   2020-2027
  Historical Data   2018
  Forecast Units   Value (USD Million)
  Report Coverage   Revenue Forecast, Competitive Landscape, Growth Factors, and Trends
  Segments Covered   Recycling Process, Application
  Geographies Covered   North America, Europe, Asia-Pacific, and Rest of the World (RoW)
  Key Vendors   Indorama Ventures Public Company Limited, CarbonLITE Industries, Krones Ag, Plastipak Holdings, Inc., UltrePET, LLC, Phoenix Technologies, Clear Path Recycling, Schoeller Group, PFR Nord GmbH, and PolyQuest
  Key Market Opportunities

  • Designing Of PET Bottle To Facilitate Recycling
  • Ban On Import Of Plastic Waste By Emerging Economies
  •   Key Market Drivers

  • Use Of PET Bottles In The Packaging Industry
  • Government Support For Recycling Plastic
  • Impact Of Plastic Disposal On The Environment

  • Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ) :

    The rising degree of mindfulness about the effect of plastic removal on the climate is the key development force to be reckoned with of the worldwide Pet Bottle Recycling Market.

    The Americas recorded a thirty percent rate for the Pet Bottle Recycling Market.

    PET Bottle Recycling market is predicted to grow at 5.28% through forecast period of 2020-2027.

    The forecast period for PET Bottle Recycling market research report is 2020-2027.

    Global PET Bottle Recycling Market is dominated by Asia Pacific region.

    The PET bottle recycling process involves several steps and is a growing activity primarily due to growing environmental concern and rising petroleum prices. The report on the global PET bottle recycling market includes vital information such as market value, growth rates, and various factors influencing the market. With 2017 as the base year, the market value was recorded at USD 4,381.3 Mn. Estimations and calculations of market growth suggest a CAGE of 5.28%, which projects an upward trend likely to result in a market value of USD 5,933.6 Mn by the end of 2023.

    Plastic use has grown significantly, and PET bottles are used significantly and in high volumes in packaging applications. High volumes of plastic which are highly resistant to physical and chemical degradation have to be recycled to refrain from harming the environment. PET bottles are commonly used in beverages and other consumables packaging such as for mineral water, peanut butter, cooking oils, etc. The large scale of plastic consumption in the packaging sector is highly encouraging of PET bottle recycling so as to increase production efficiency and reduce the environmental impact of the plastics industry. Moreover, in an increasingly environmentally conscious global scenario, governments across the globe are providing support and initiatives in an effort to encourage PET bottle recycling. Non-recycled plastic has terrible effects on the soil and water, causing pollution. As a result, government bodies are targeting increasing plastic recycling. For example, the European Commission has announced a strategy to reduce plastic pollution and ensure the recyclability of all plastic in Europe by 2030. Similar initiatives by other governments are expected to encourage the growth of the global PET bottle recycling market during the review period.

    The various challenges that the global PET bottle recycling market faces include a lack of cost-efficient infrastructure, lack of appropriate processing units, and a general lack of public awareness regarding recycling. At present, more plastic is disposed of than recycled which indicates a strong lack of awareness. Examples have been included in the report. Meanwhile, the market is rife with opportunity as several developments are being carried out to design recycle-friendly PET bottles to encourage PET bottle recycling. Initiatives toward increasing awareness and the active participation on the part of manufacturers to encourage recycling via redesigned PET bottles is expected to present the PET bottle recycling market with new directions for growth in the foreseeable future.

    The global PET bottle recycling market's various key components have been segmented in the report on the basis of the recycling process, application, and region. Recycling processes used for PET bottle recycling are primarily segmented into chemical and mechanical. Chemicals recycling process of PET bottle is further segmented to include hydrolysis, glycolysis, methanolysis, and other processes. Between the two key segments, the mechanical segment has captured 67.92% share of the global market and is also projected to grow at the highest CAGR during the forecast period. The mechanical process uses a simple process to collect, sort, clean and then reclaim the plastic in a new form which is then used for the manufacturing of new products.

    Applications have been segmented to include personal care, pharmaceuticals, consumer goods, beverages, and others. Beverages, having the highest consumption pattern for PET bottles captured the largest share in the market and is expected to retain its dominance while growing at the highest CAGR of 5.99% during the review period due to consistent demand for PET bottles for this application.

    Regional Analysis

    The Americas PET bottle recycling market acquired a majority share of the market and is closely followed by Europe and the Asia Pacific. These regions are nearly neck and neck in terms of market value. The Americas accounted for a market share of over 30% and will likely reach a market value of USD 1757.3 Mn by the end of the review period. The regions high consumption of PET plastics combined with the presence of advanced recycling technology, and increasing awareness regarding recycling is expected to drive the market. The region's governments are also imposing various regulation related to waste management which is driving the growth of the Americas PET bottle recycling market.

    Europe, which displays a similar growth pattern to that of the Americas market holds the second most significant position in terms of market size. The increasing volume of recyclable plastic waste and the increasingly stringent imposition of regulations with regards to waste management are expected to encourage market growth. Moreover, various European government bodies in this region are actively increasing awareness regarding recycling amongst consumers. Implementation of advanced recycling technology is expected to open up opportunities for growth.

    The Asia Pacific is the most rapidly growing market with the highest CAGR of 6.59% during the assessment period. Swift economic development and the presence of a huge and growing population combined with increasing generation of plastic waste has resulted in various policies and regulations in the interest of environmental protection and effective waste management. China is a global giant in terms of plastic waste generation and has been established as a leader in scrap consumption. Gradually increasing awareness and demand for effective waste management solutions is expected to bolster and propel the APAC PET bottle recycling market.

    The Middle East and Africa is a nascent regional PET bottle recycling market with immense potential for growth. The rapid growth of emerging economies in the Middle East is expected to result in increasing demand for PET bottle recycling as plastic consumption grows in the region. Promising growth is expected from, the region during the assessment period.

    Competitive Tracking

    Prominent competitors in the global PET bottle recycling market that have been included in MRFR's report include PFR Nord GmbH, Indorama Ventures Public Company Limited, Krones Ag, Schoeller Group, UltrePET, LLC, Clear Path Recycling, PolyQuest, Phoenix Technologies, CarbonLITE Industries, and Plastipak Holdings, Inc.

    Global PET Bottle Recycling Market- Competitive Landscape

    Market Research Future includes following key players for global PET Bottle Recycling market research study: Phoenix Technologies, Clear Path Recycling, Schoeller Group, PFR Nord GmbH, PolyQuest.

    The market share analysis is derived by considering various factors such as financial position, segmental R&D investment, product innovations, corporate strength, product portfolio, strategy analysis, and, key innovations in the market among other factors. The major players holding prominent position in the Market Indorama Ventures Public Company Limited, CarbonLITE Industries, Krones Ag, Plastipak Holdings, Inc., UltrePET, LLC, among others.

    According to MRFR analysis, Indorama Ventures Public Company Limited is currently leading the global PET Bottle recycling market with 38% market share. It is one of the leading PET manufacturers across the globe. It operates through three business segments which include feedstock, PET, and fibers. It offers feedstock, PET, packaging, fibers, and recycled products. It is one of the largest polyesters fiber producers in Thailand. It focuses on the expansion of its presence into various potential markets such as the US and Europe through acquisitions with a focus to become a global PET manufacturer.

    CarbonLITE Industries holds the Second largest market share of the market with 28.0%. It is a wholly owned subsidiary of HPC Industries, LLC. It is a major producer of food-grade post-consumer recycled PET bottles in the US. The company specializes in the recycling of used plastic bottles into bottle-grade PET resin flakes and pellets and largely caters to the food & beverage industry. It focused on increasing revenue through collaborations and partnerships with plastic producing industries and government authorities.

    Krones Ag holds the third largest market with the market share of 13% of the total market in PET Bottle recycling market. It is a wholly owned subsidiary of Krones Group. Krones AG is engaged in the development and manufacturing of machines, complete lines for recycled bottles, cans and related packaging, process technology, and intralogistics. The company operates primarily from the US and has its reach in various other countries such as Germany, China, India, South Africa, UAE, and the UK. It has a major production facility in Debrecen, Hungary.

    Plastipak Holdings holds the market share of 10 % of the global market. It is one of the leaders in the rigid plastic packaging and recycling industries with 50 years of market experience. It caters to various markets including aerosol, consumer cleaning, automotive, industrial & agricultural products, personal care, and alcoholic beverages among others. It has a global presence in North America, South America, Europe, Africa, and Asia. It operates through more than 60 production sites around the world and has four recycling centers in the UK, Luxembourg, Dundee, and France. mainly focuses on developing advanced innovative technology and superior products. It also focuses on improving its relationship with valuable customers, suppliers, and its business partners.

    UltrePET, LLC (UltrePET) holds 7 % of the global market share. It is one of the leading providers of high-quality PET in pellet and flake form. It is the first ISO-certified PET recycler in the US. The company serves customers in the US and Canada. It recycles PET and other plastic resins and is one of the largest FDA-approved PET resin suppliers to the bottle and sheet markets in North America. It focuses on offering cost-effective solutions which lead to positive and long-term impact on the environment. It aims to produce a superior post-consumer recycled resin for FDA approved application at a cost-effective price.

    Intended Audience

    • Manufactures

    • Aftermarket suppliers

    • Potential Investors

    • Regional Manufacturers’ Associations

    • Plastics Scraps Suppliers

    • Traders, Distributors, and Suppliers of Recycled Plastics

    • Government & Regional Agencies and Research Organizations