Business As India stares at single-use plastic ban, country's per capita consumption far behind world average Updated : September 24, 2019 07:30 PM IST An estimate by the ministry of petroleum and natural gas suggested that the annual per capita consumption in India would be 20 kilograms by 2022. Just 15 percent of urban plastic is processed, while rest is dumped in landfills or reaches the ocean. As per Ocean Conservancy’s International Cleanup report, cigarette butts were the most common pick-up at 1.9 billion. Subscribe to Moneycontrol PRO at just Rs.33/- per month for the first year. Use code SUPERPRO. Limited period offer. Available on Web and Android.