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Only 9% plastic waste recycled, 22% mismanaged globally: OECD

A recent report by the Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD) reveals eye-opening numbers on plastic pollution and waste management, and how plastic bans across 100-plus jurisdictions are not nearly enough to contain the problem. Here's a look at the data

Samidha Jain
Infographics By Kapil Kashyap
Published: Feb 26, 2022 08:00:00 AM IST
Updated: Feb 25, 2022 06:09:42 PM IST

Only 9% plastic waste recycled, 22% mismanaged globally: OECD
Only 9% plastic waste recycled, 22% mismanaged globally: OECD
Only 9% plastic waste recycled, 22% mismanaged globally: OECD
Only 9% plastic waste recycled, 22% mismanaged globally: OECD
Only 9% plastic waste recycled, 22% mismanaged globally: OECD
Only 9% plastic waste recycled, 22% mismanaged globally: OECD
Only 9% plastic waste recycled, 22% mismanaged globally: OECD
Only 9% plastic waste recycled, 22% mismanaged globally: OECD

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