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Volume of plastics

Data source provider

University of Nottingham

Use cases

Climate-related disclosures, Exposure quantification, Macro-economic modelling, Product development, Scenario analysis

Data group

Pollution

Metric Type

Physical vulnerability

Methodology/ Standard / Classification/ Taxonomy / Reference

Global Plastics Treaty

Unit (e.g. CO2)

Volume of plastic produced

Dimension (e.g. Sector, Customer)

By Type

Time horizon 

Forward-looking

Frequency

Quinquennial

Time series

1975-2010

Accessibility

Public

Observation on data availability/gaps

This article provides data on percentage increase of the generation of plastic wastes in Malaysia from 1975 to 2010.

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