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Packaging plastic recycling & Energy demand in India

Sunder Singh, Trade Journalist, Specialized in Indian / ASEAN/ Middle East Packaging and Beverage Industry

The Indian plastic packaging industry has shown very stable growth rates over the past decade. Plastic packaging has penetrated almost all areas of the packaging industry in the country during these years. In addition to convenience, plastic packaging has also brought with it a lot of plastic waste. This article provides an overview of plastics recycling in India as well as a focus on the country’s energy needs and future prospects, and how future energy needs will impact the PET and plastic packaging industries.