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Chart of World Plastic Production

World Plastic Production
Over 90% of plastics produced are derived from virgin fossil feedstocks—accounting for about 6% of global oil consumption. This is equivalent to the total oil consumption of the global aviation sector.


Production, use, and fate of all plastics ever made; Geyer, R., Jambeck, J. R., et al;
The new plastics economy: rethinking the future of plastics; Neufeld, L.,et al;

Tags: plastic, production, consumption, world plastic production, plastics

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