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War on Plastic Brings Disruption to the Global Packaging Industry

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Summary: As the war on plastic picks up pace around the world, manufacturers of some single-use plastic products are bracing for a big hit as the tide turns against them.
Primary plastic production has grown from two million metric tons in 1950 to over 320 million metric tons annually, an amount that's expected to double in the next 20 years. Packaging is the largest segment, accounting for 40% of plastic usage. Much of that is made up of single-use items that do not get recycled. Researchers...

 

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