HDPE Application

  • 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.

Latest news

A new study by Plastics Recyclers Europe shows that the 65% recycling target for plastic packaging is achievable by 2025. The study determines a set of measures and necessary tools that will result in attaining this recycling rate.