- Packaging: bottles (packaging liquids mainly detergents, cosmetics, lubricants, dairy products); sauces
- Automotive: fuel tanks (95% in Europe)
- Building & Construction: pipes and ducts
- Agriculture: agrochemical containers, nets and mesh, greenhouse
The main market for virgin HDPE are blow moulded products, mainly used in consumer packaging. It is the second mostly applied polymer in production of bottles (used mainly for packaging liquids, cosmetics, detergents etc). The second largest market is HDPE extruded film.
Processing: blow moulding (bottles); the main process of conversion of HDPE waste involves blow moulding and film extrusion.