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Biodegradable Paper and Plastic Packaging Market Size

  • Report ID: GMI5342
  • Published Date: Sep 2022
  • Report Format: PDF

Biodegradable Paper and Plastic Packaging Market Size

Biodegradable Paper and Plastic Packaging Market size was worth more than USD 2 billion in 2021 and is expected to grow at a CAGR of 11% through 2030. Rising adaption of sustainable packaging alternatives in developing countries to push the global industry growth.


Biodegradable plastic and paper are largely utilized for packaging across all industries owing to their vast variety of characteristics, including biodegradability, recyclability, adaptability, wide availability, lightweight, and most importantly the ‘sustainability’ factor. The development of biodegradable packaging solutions as a partial replacement for petrochemical-based plastics is being driven by significant environmental and food safety concerns, which is stimulating the market outlook.


The need for sustainable packaging has increased as people demand change and have started scrutinizing businesses. Consumer preferences are shifting in favor of sustainable and environment-friendly packaging. The biodegradable paper and plastic packaging industry growth is backed by the rising environmental concerns and the increasing willingness of the population worldwide to pay more for sustainable solutions and ‘greener’ packaging.


Authors: Kiran Pulidindi

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ) :

The market size for biodegradable paper and plastic packaging value was more than USD 2 billion in the year 2021 and is predicted to expand at a CAGR of 11% through 2030.

The PLA (polylactic acid) segment is anticipated to be valued at over $1 billion by 2030, owing to its easy recyclability, along with widespread usage of the packaging material for numerous applications in the food & beverage sector.

The Asia Pacific market is projected to expand at over 11% CAGR through 2030, attributable to the booming population, rise in the number of food and beverage companies, and emerging trend of online food ordering.

The key manufacturers are WestRock Company, Stora Enso, Bemis Manufacturing Company, BASF SE, Clearwater Paper Corporation, Amcor PLC, Mondi, International Paper Company, Tetra Pak International SA, Riverside Paper Co. Inc., SmartSolve Industries, Kruger Inc., and others.

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  • Base Year: 2021
  • Companies covered: 15
  • Tables & Figures: 433
  • Countries covered: 17
  • Pages: 350
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