Global Single-Use Plastic Packaging Regulations

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This study analyzes single-use plastics, which are used for foodservice and other applications. These items are designed to be used once and then disposed of, either as trash or recycling. Disposal often depends on the type of resin and local recycling capabilities. Single-use plastics include the following:

  • straws
  • stirrers
  • beverage and portion cups
  • lids
  • retail bags
  • produce and bakery bags
  • takeout containers (clamshells, two-piece, rigid plastic, and plastic foam)
  • cutlery
  • food wrap
  • beverage carrier rings

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Foodservice Plastic Packaging Regulations

Excluded from this study are other packaging used for packing, storing, disposing, or protecting merchandise or for any function other than a single-use application.

Single-use plastics may be made of a variety of plastics including:

  • co-extruded plastics
  • polypropylene
  • molded or foamed polystyrene
  • high-density polyethylene (HDPE)
  • linear low-density polyethylene (LLDPE)
  • low-density polyethylene (LDPE)
  • polyethylene terephthalate (PET)
  • recycled polyethylene terephthalate (rPET)

Market segments include foodservice and other retail, which includes but is not limited to:

  • big-box stores
  • convenience stores
  • department stores
  • discount stores
  • drug stores
  • gas stations
  • grocery stores
  • liquor stores
  • outlet stores
  • pharmacies
  • quick service dining establishments
  • restaurants
  • specialty shops and stores
  • supermarket

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  1. Global Single-Use Plastic Packaging Regulations

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    1. 1 Executive Summary

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    2. 2 What Are Single-Use Plastics?

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      1. 2.1 Scope & Definition

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      2. 2.2 Straws

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        1. Figure 2-1 | Single-Use Plastic Straws: Key Markets & Competitive Products

      3. 2.3 Stirrers

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        1. Figure 2-2 | Single-Use Plastic Stirrers: Key Markets & Competitive Products

      4. 2.4 Beverage & Portion Cups

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        1. Figure 2-3 | Single-Use Plastic Beverage & Portion Cups: Key Markets & Competitive Products

      5. 2.5 Lids

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        1. Figure 2-4 | Single-Use Plastic Lids: Key Markets & Competitive Products

      6. 2.6 Retail Bags

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        1. Figure 2-5 | Single-Use Plastic Retail Bags: Key Markets & Competitive Products

      7. 2.7 Produce & Bakery Bags

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        1. Figure 2-6 | Single-Use Plastic Produce & Bakery Bags: Key Markets & Competitive Products

      8. 2.8 Takeout Containers

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        1. 2.8.1 Clamshells & Two-Piece Containers

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          1. Figure 2-7 | Single-Use Plastic Takeout Containers: Key Markets & Competitive Products

        2. 2.8.2 Rigid Plastic

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        3. 2.8.3 Plastic Foam

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      9. 2.9 Food Wrap

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        1. Figure 2-8 | Single-Use Plastic Food Wrap: Key Markets & Competitive Materials

      10. 2.10 Cutlery

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        1. Figure 2-9 | Single-Use Plastic Cutlery: Key Markets & Competitive Products

      11. 2.11 Beverage Carrier Rings

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        1. Figure 2-10 | Single-Use Plastic Beverage Carrier Rings: Key Markets & Competitive Products

    3. 3 Pros & Cons of Single-Use Plastics

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      1. 3.1 Issues with Single-Use Plastics

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        1. 3.1.1 Litter & Microplastics

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        2. 3.1.2 Landfill & Incineration

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        3. 3.1.3 Lack of Recycling & Use of Non-Renewable Resources

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      2. 3.2 Benefits of Single-Use Plastics

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      3. 3.3 Alternatives to Single-Use Plastics

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        1. 3.3.1 Reusable Plastics

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        2. 3.3.2 Paper

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        3. 3.3.3 Wood & Metal

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        4. 3.3.4 Natural Fibers

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        5. 3.3.5 Molded Pulp

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    4. 4 Regulations

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      1. 4.1 Bans & Fees

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      2. 4.2 Preemptions

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      3. 4.3 The Success & Unintended Consequences of Bans

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    5. 5 North America

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      1. 5.1 United States

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        1. 5.1.1 United States: Single-Use Bag Regulations

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          1. Table | US State Retail Bag Regulations by Year Implemented & Type

        2. 5.1.2 United States: Foamed Plastic Foodservice Container Regulations

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        3. 5.1.3 United States: Plastic Straw Regulations

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      2. 5.2 Canada

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        1. Table | Canada Single-Use Plastic Packaging Bans by Year Implemented

      3. 5.3 Mexico

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        1. Table | Mexico Single-Use Plastic Packaging Bans by Year Implemented

    6. 6 Europe

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      1. 6.1 European Union

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        1. Table | European Union Single-Use Plastic Packaging Bans by Regulations by Year Implemented & Type

      2. 6.2 Non-European Union

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        1. Table | Non-European Union Single-Use Plastic Packaging Regulations by Year Implemented & Type

    7. 7 Other Regions

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      1. 7.1 Africa

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        1. Table | Africa Single-Use Plastic Packaging Regulations by Year Implemented & Type

      2. 7.2 Middle East

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        1. Table | Middle East Single-Use Plastic Packaging Regulations by Year Implemented & Type

      3. 7.3 Asia/Pacific

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        1. Table | Asia/Pacific Single-Use Plastic Packaging Regulations by Year Implemented & Type

      4. 7.4 Central & South America

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        1. Table | Central & South America Single-Use Plastic Packaging Regulations by Year Implemented & Type

    8. 8 Appendix

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      1. 8.1 Scope

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        1. Table | Relevant Industry Codes

        2. Table | Relevant HS Codes

        3. Figure 8-1 | Retail Bags

      2. 8.2 Definitions

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      3. 8.3 Abbreviations

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        1. Table | Abbreviations & Acronyms Used in Study

      4. 8.4 Freedonia Methodology

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      5. 8.5 Study-Specific Methodology

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      6. 8.6 Sources

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      7. 8.7 Associations & Agencies

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      8. 8.8 Related Studies & Reports

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        2. 8.9.2 Global Population

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          1. Table | Global Personal Consumption Expenditures by Region & Country, 2008 – 2023

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