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This Company Produces the Most Plastic Waste in the World

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5. Saudi Aramco
> Single-use plastic waste generated in 2019: 4.7 million tons
> Country: Saudi Arabia
> Annual revenue: $229.7 billion
> Annual profit: $49.3 billion

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4. Indorama Ventures
> Single-use plastic waste generated in 2019: 5.1 million tons
> Country: Thailand
> Annual revenue: $10.6 billion
> Annual profit: $53.2 million

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3. Sinopec
> Single-use plastic waste generated in 2019: 5.8 million tons
> Country: China
> Annual revenue: $271.1 billion
> Annual profit: $4.8 billion

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2. Dow
> Single-use plastic waste generated in 2019: 6.2 million tons
> Country: United States
> Annual revenue: $38.5 billion
> Annual profit: $1.2 billion

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1. ExxonMobil
> Single-use plastic waste generated in 2019: 6.5 million tons
> Country: United States
> Annual revenue: $178.2 billion
> Annual profit: -$22.4 billion

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