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Actual Volume of Collected PET Bottles and Collection Rate/Uses of Recycled PET Flakes from PET Bottles in Japan

Actual Volume of Collected PET Bottles and Collection Rate

Old collection rate

December.2015

numerator(ton)

denominator(ton)

Collection rate

Municipalities
collection

 

Volume of
total
collection

Volume of PET
bottle resin

(%)

1993

528

 

528

123,798

0.4

1994

1,366

1,366

150,282

0.9

1995

2,594

2,594

142,110

1.8

1996

5,094

5,094

172,902

2.9

1997

21,361

21,361

218,806

9.8

1998

47,620

47,620

281,927

16.9

1999

75,811

75,811

332,202

22.8

2000

124,873

124,873

361,944

34.5

 

Municipalities
collection

Voluntary
collection

Volume of
total
collection

Volume of PET
bottle resin

Collection rate

2001

161,651

15,535

177,186

402,727

44.0

2002

188,194

32,062

220,256

412,565

53.4

2003

211,753

54,652

266,405

436,556

61.0

2004

238,469

81,424

319,893

513,712

62.3

Old collection rate=Volume of total collection/Volume of PET bottle resin

New collection rate

numerator(ton)

denominator(ton)

Collection rate

Municipalities
collection

Voluntary
collection of
post consumer
PET bottles

Volume of
total
collection

Volume of sold
PET bottles

(%)

2005

251,962

74,752

326,714

529,847

61.7

2006

268,266

92,262

360,528

543,840

66.3

2007

283,441

113,088

396,529

572,228

69.3

2008

283,866

161,591

445,457

573,105

77.7

2009

287,340

150,017

437,357

564,743

77.4

2010

296,815

133,557

430,372

596,060

72.2

2011

297,839

183,060

480,899

603,951

79.6

2012

299,241

227,995

527,236

582,896

90.5

2013

301,787

226,752

528,539

578,706

91.3

2014

292,157

239,853

532,010

569,257

93.5

New collection rate=Volume of total collection/Volume of sold PET bottles

Remarks :
These PET bottles are only Recycling designated PET bottles
(soft drinks, soy sauce,liquors and milky drinks)
(from 2008:drinks and specific seasonings(soy souce,noodle soup, and vinegar,etc.))

Uses of Recycled PET Flakes from PET Bottles in Japan

December.2015
unit : thousand tons

Uses

2006

2007

2008

2009

2010

2011

Domestic
Volume

Domestic
Volume

Domestic
Volume

Domestic
Volume

Domestic
Volume

Domestic
Volume

Sheets

69.7

101.2

95.7

95.1

84.3

96.8

Fibers

87.5

83.7

87.5

72.7

59.2

95.7

Bottles

14.4

11.1

4.7

1.7

19.9

26.1

Moldings and Others

18.0

7.6

3.8

5.5

9.1

9.7

Total

189.5

203.5

191.7

175.0

172.6

228.3

Uses

2012

2013

2014

Domestic
Volume

Domestic
Volume

Domestic
Volume

%

Sheets

85.5

88.7

90.1

40.0%

Fibers

83.9

93.1

88.0

39.1%

Bottle to Bottle

27.1

40.3

33.6

14.9%

Moldings and Others

9.7

8.5

13.4

6.0%

Total

206.2

230.6

225.2

100%

The Council of PET Bottle Recycling (CPBR)

Remarks:
As from 2006, domestic total volume has become available via the CPBR survey, while the limited volume had been covered through JCPRA in and before 2005.
CPBR: The Council of PET Bottle Recycling
JCPRA: Japan Containers & Packaging Recycling Association

JCPRA: Japan Containers & Packaging Recycling Association

Utilization of Recycled Materials and Its Volume in 2014

unit : thousand tons

Uses

Detailes

Volumes

Bottle to Bottle (Bottles for Food)

33.6

Sheets

Trays for Foods ( Cases for Egg, Fruits, etc.)

66.4

Partitions for Foods (Display Tray for Cup Noodles, etc.)

3.4

Blister Packs (Cartons/Containers for Commodity Goods)

9.7

Others (Trays for Industrial Products, Business Supplies, etc.)

10.6

Fibers

Materials for Cars (Interior, Insulation, etc.)

33.2

Bedclothes and Interiors (Carpets, Blankets, etc.)

21.7

Clothes (Uniforms, Sports Wears, etc.)

16.1

Materials for Civil Engineering and Construction (Waterproof, Insulation, etc.)

6.9

Goods for Housekeeping (Drainer Bags, Dustcloths, etc.)

3.4

Others (Outdoor Tents, Nets, Work Gloves, Cooking Aprons)

6.6

Moldings

Materials for Shipping (Shipping Belts, Collection Boxes, Conveyer Boxes)

0.7

Materials for Civil Engineering and Construction (Drainpipes, Manhole Covers, etc)

1.1

Others (Garbage Bags, Stationeries, Clothes,Bottles for Non-Food Products, etc.)

3.4

Others

Additives, Materials of Paints, Films, etc.

8.2

Source: The Council of PET Bottle Recycling (CPBR)

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