About 7% of all household waste is plastic. Annually, 3 million tonnes of plastic rubbish are produced. 57% of litter found on beaches is plastic. In 2001 only 7% of all plastic was recycled. This lecture briefly present on Plastic Recycling. Here major focus on Why recycle plastic. Conservation of non-renewable fossil fuels – Plastic production uses 8% of the world’s oil production. Reduced consumption of energy. Reduced emissions of carbon-dioxide (CO2), nitrogen-oxide (NO) and sulphur-dioxide (SO2).