Recycled Polypropylene Market Research Report โ€“  Forecast till 2032

Recycled Polypropylene Market Research Report Information By Process (Mechanical And Chemical), By Application (Packaging, Automotive, Building & Construction, And Textiles) And By Region (North America, Europe, Asia-Pacific, And Rest Of The World) โ€“Market Forecast Till 2032

ID: MRFR/CnM/6033-HCR | 140 Pages | Author: Priya Nagrale | September 2023         

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Global Recycled Polypropylene Market Overview


Recycled Polypropylene Market Size was valued at USD 8.1 Billion in 2022. The Recycled Polypropylene Market industry is projected to grow from USD 8.6 Billion in 2023 to USD 14.0 Billion by 2032, exhibiting a compound annual growth rate (CAGR) of 6.34% during the forecast period (2023 - 2032). Increasing demand for environmentally friendly items, as well as government restrictions encouraging the use of recycled materials are the key market drivers enhancing the market growth.

                        Global Recycled Polypropylene Market


Source: Secondary Research, Primary Research, MRFR Database, and Analyst Review


Recycled Polypropylene Market Trends




  • Growing Adoption in the Packaging Industry to Drive Market Growth




The market CAGR for recycled polypropylene is being driven by the rising adoption in the packaging industry. The need for recycled materials is increasing in a variety of industries, including food and beverage and consumer goods. Because of the rising demand for food-safe packaging material, the use of recyclable polymer is expanding in the food and beverage industry. These materials can efficiently replace traditional plastics as a barrier between food goods and environmental elements, increasing market share. Recycled polyethylene terephthalate is a material that is widely used in the production of bottles for water and beverage packaging. Aside from food and beverage packaging, recycled polymers are utilized in the packaging of products such as sports equipment, fashion accessories, and toys, which helps to increase the product's longevity. Due to their non-reactive nature, these polymers have seen growing demand in the packaging of products such as soaps, surfactants, shampoos, and other personal care products. The increasing use of packaging materials in the production of consumer goods will drive market expansion.


Additionally, the increased awareness of the environmental consequences of plastic garbage. As customers grow increasingly aware of the negative environmental impact of plastic trash, they are looking for alternatives to typical plastic products. This has increased demand for recycled polypropylene, a more sustainable and environmentally benign alternative to virgin plastic. Furthermore, government policies and programs aimed at minimizing plastic waste and increasing the use of recycled materials are propelling the recycled polypropylene market forward. The European Union's Single-Use Plastics Directive is one example of government restrictions promoting the expansion of the recycled polypropylene sector. This directive seeks to minimize the quantity of plastic waste in the environment by prohibiting the use of certain single-use plastic goods and requiring member states to implement steps to reduce plastic waste and promote the use of recycled materials. As a result, there is an increasing demand for recycled polypropylene, which is a more sustainable option to virgin plastic, and this is projected to fuel the recycled polypropylene market growth in the approaching years.


Increased government laws and activities aimed at encouraging sustainability and decreasing waste are also driving the recycled polypropylene industry. Many countries worldwide are enacting rules and regulations to encourage the use of recycled materials, particularly recycled polypropylene, in a variety of industries. As an example, By 2030, the European Union hopes to have recycled 55% of all plastic packaging trash. To meet this goal, the EU has enacted legislation requiring member countries to decrease plastic waste and increase the use of recyclable materials. Similarly, the Indian government has launched the "Swachh Bharat Abhiyan" program to promote cleanliness and sustainability, which includes steps to reduce plastic waste and encourage the use of recycled materials.


Recycled Polypropylene Market Segment Insights


Recycled Polypropylene Process Insights


The  Recycled Polypropylene Market segmentation, based on Process includes Mechanical and Chemical. The mechanical category is the fastest expanding. This is due to the widespread usage of recycled polypropylene in mechanical applications like automobile parts, appliances, and furniture. Because of the increasing demand for lightweight and durable materials in numerous industries, the mechanical segment is likely to rise further in the future years. Furthermore, the mechanical segment is predicted to gain from the growing trend of the circular economy and the increased use of recycled materials in industrial operations.


Figure1: Recycled Polypropylene Market, by Application, 2022&2032 (USD Billion)

                           Recycled Polypropylene Market, by Application, 2022&2032


Source: Secondary Research, Primary Research, MRFR Database, and Analyst Review


Recycled Polypropylene Application Insights


The  Recycled Polypropylene Market segmentation, based on Application, includes packaging, automotive, building & construction and textiles. In 2022, the packaging application category led the market, accounting for more than 37% of worldwide sales. This high share is due to increased demand for packaged food and beverages, electrical and electronic goods, and textiles. Personal hygiene items such as electronic trimmers and shavers, as well as automobile components and clothes made from recycled plastics, are the key products driving recycled plastics demand.


Recycled Polypropylene Regional Insights


By region, the study provides market insights into North America, Europe, Asia-Pacific, and the Rest of the World. Asia Pacific dominated the market, accounting for more than 45.80% of worldwide revenue in 2022. Over the forecast period, the Asia Pacific construction industry is expected to grow significantly due to rising demand for non-residential construction projects such as hospitals, schools, and colleges, which will drive demand for roofing tiles, insulation, fences, floor tiles, carpets, and other materials, propelling the market growth. Moreover, China’s Recycled Polypropylene Market held the largest market share, and the Indian Recycled Polypropylene Market was the fastest-growing market in the Asia-Pacific region.


Further, the major countries studied in the market report are The US, Canada, German, France, the UK, Italy, Spain, China, Japan, India, Australia, South Korea, and Brazil.


Figure2: RECYCLED POLYPROPYLENE MARKET SHARE BY REGION 2022 (USD Billion)

RECYCLED POLYPROPYLENE MARKET SHARE BY REGION 2022


Source: Secondary Research, Primary Research, MRFR Database, and Analyst Review


Europe Recycled Polypropylene Market accounts for the second-largest market share. The adoption of a circular economy to lower the carbon footprint associated with traditional methods of plastic production by increasing plastic recycling in the region is driving the market. Further, the German Recycled Polypropylene Market held the largest market share, and the UK Recycled Polypropylene Market was the fastest-growing market in the European region


The North America Recycled Polypropylene Market is expected to grow at the fastest CAGR from 2023 to 2032. This is due to the rising demand for packed and processed foods, as well as the growing construction industry in the United States, Mexico, and Canada, which are expected to boost market growth throughout the forecast period.


Recycled Polypropylene Key Market Players& Competitive Insights


Leading market players are investing heavily in research and development in order to expand their product lines, which will help the Recycled Polypropylene Market, grow even more. Market participants are also undertaking a variety of strategic activities to expand their footprint, with important market developments including new product launches, contractual agreements, mergers and acquisitions, higher investments, and collaboration with other organizations. To expand and survive in a more competitive and rising market climate, the Recycled Polypropylene industry must offer cost-effective items.


Manufacturing locally to minimize operational costs is one of the key business tactics used by manufacturers in the  Recycled Polypropylene industry to benefit clients and increase the market sector. In recent years, the Recycled Polypropylene industry has offered some of the most significant advantages to medicine. Major players in the Recycled Polypropylene Market, including B&B Plastics Inc. (US), Custom Polymers (US), Joe's Plastic, Inc. (US), Ultra Poly Corporation (US), and PLASgran Ltd. (UK), and others, are attempting to increase market demand by investing in research and development operations.


Plastipak Holdings, based in Michigan, USA, is a privately held manufacturer of rigid plastic containers for the consumer products market. Plastipak Holdings has 47 manufacturing facilities throughout the United States, Europe, South America, Africa, and Asia. It has more than 1,500 US patents for packaging designs and production processes. Plastipak also licenses several packaging technologies all around the world. In May 2021, Plastipak Holdings invested in a new recycling unit at its Toledo, Spain, manufacturing location. This plant, which will open in early 2022, will create food-grade recycled PET (rPET) pellets from PET flake for use in preforms, bottles, and containers. This factory will yearly generate 20 kilotons of food-grade pellets.


Coca-Cola, also known as Coke, is a carbonated soft drink produced by the Coca-Cola Company. Coke products were distributed in over 200 countries around the world in 2013, with consumers drinking more than 1.8 billion corporate beverage servings per day. Coca-Cola was rated No. 87 on the 2018 Fortune 500 ranking of the largest firms in the United States by total revenue. According to Interbrand's 2020 "best brand" study, Coca-Cola was the world's sixth most valuable brand. In May 2020, In the Netherlands and Norway, Coca-Cola began adopting 100% rET packaging in all small plastic bottles. This will help the company's  World Without Waste initiative. In addition, by 2021, the company intended to use 100% PET in its large plastic bottles.


Key Companies in the Recycled Polypropylene market include



  • MBA Polymers Inc. (Austria)

  • Veolia Polymers NL B.V. (The Netherlands)

  • SUEZ (France)

  • Custom Polymers (US)

  • Joe's Plastic (US)

  • KW Plastics (US)

  • Jayplas (UK)

  • Ultra Poly Corporation (US)

  • PLASgran Ltd. (UK)

  • B&B Plastics Inc. (US)


Recycled Polypropylene Industry Developments


April 2022, Faurecia, a FORVIA Group firm, and Veolia have signed a Cooperation and Research Agreement to develop novel materials for automobile interior modules, with the goal of reaching an average of 30% recycled content by 2026. The two firms will collaborate to expedite the deployment of sustainable solutions in instrument panels, door panels, and center consoles throughout Europe. Veolia will begin producing these secondary raw materials in 2024 with its existing recycling operations in France.


October 2022, at the K 2022 fair in Dusseldorf, Germany, Veolia debuted 'PlastiLoop,' a new brand of recycled plastics and services. Veolia's wide network of experts and its 37 plastic recycling plants across the world have made this innovative solution possible. Customers can choose from a wide range of ready-to-use recycled resins, including PET, PP, HDPE, PS, ABS, LDPE, and PC, with this new offering.


December 2021, in a circular economy approach, Veolia and L'Oréal have teamed together to lower the carbon footprint of cosmetic packaging. Veolia will thus provide high-quality recycled plastic for L'Oréal's packaging all over the world. After processing the plastic material present in waste resulting from consumer packaging, particularly plastic bottles, recycled plastic will be obtained.


Recycled Polypropylene Market Segmentation


Recycled Polypropylene Market By Process Outlook



  • Mechanical

  • Chemical


  Recycled Polypropylene Market By Application Outlook



  • Packaging

  • Automotive

  • Building & Construction

  • Textiles


Recycled Polypropylene Regional Outlook



  • North America

    • US

    • Canada



  • Europe

    • Germany

    • France

    • UK

    • Italy

    • Spain

    • Rest of Europe



  • Asia-Pacific

    • China

    • Japan

    • India

    • Australia

    • South Korea

    • Australia

    • Rest of Asia-Pacific



  • Rest of the World

    • Middle East

    • Africa

    • Latin America





Report Scope:

Report Attribute/Metric Details
Market Size 2022 USD 8.1Billion
Market Size 2023 USD 8.6Billion
Market Size 2032 USD 14.0 Billion
Compound Annual Growth Rate (CAGR) 6.34% (2023-2032)
Base Year 2022
Market Forecast Period 2023-2032
Historical Data 2018- 2022
Market Forecast Units Value (USD Billion)
Report Coverage Revenue Forecast, Market Competitive Landscape, Growth Factors, and Trends
Segments Covered Process, Application, and Region
Geographies Covered North America, Europe, Asia Pacific, and the Rest of the World
Countries Covered The US, Canada, German, France, UK, Italy, Spain, China, Japan, India, Australia, South Korea, and Brazil
Key Companies Profiled MBA Polymers Inc. (Austria), Veolia Polymers NL B.V. (The Netherlands), SUEZ (France), KW Plastics (US), Jayplas (UK), B&B Plastics Inc. (US), Custom Polymers (US), Joe's Plastic, Inc. (US), Ultra Poly Corporation (US), and PLASgran Ltd. (UK)
Key Market Opportunities With the widespread use of environmentally friendly polypropylene.
Key Market Dynamics The use of packaged foods and beverages influences demand.


Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ) :

The Recycled Polypropylene Market size was valued at USD 8.1 billion in 2022.

The market is projected to grow at a CAGR of 6.34% during the forecast period, 2023-2032.

Asia Pacific had the largest share of the Recycled Polypropylene Market

The key players in the market are B&B Plastics Inc. (US), Custom Polymers (US), Joe's Plastic, Inc. (US), Ultra Poly Corporation (US), and PLASgran Ltd. (UK).

The packaging category dominated the market in 2022.

The Mechanical had the largest share in the Recycled Polypropylene Market

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