Annual report pursuant to Section 13 and 15(d)

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COVER - USD ($)
$ in Thousands
12 Months Ended
Dec. 31, 2021
Mar. 18, 2022
Jun. 30, 2021
Entity Information [Line Items]      
Document Type 10-K    
Document Annual Report true    
Document Period End Date Dec. 31, 2021    
Document Transition Report false    
Entity File Number 001-40234    
Entity Registrant Name PureCycle Technologies, Inc.    
Entity Incorporation, State or Country Code DE    
Entity Tax Identification Number 86-2293091    
Entity Address, Address Line One 5950 Hazeltine National Drive    
Entity Address, Address Line Two Suite 650    
Entity Address, City or Town Orlando    
Entity Address, State or Province FL    
Entity Address, Postal Zip Code 32822    
City Area Code 877    
Local Phone Number 648-3565    
Entity Well-known Seasoned Issuer No    
Entity Voluntary Filers No    
Entity Current Reporting Status Yes    
Entity Interactive Data Current Yes    
Entity Filer Category Non-accelerated Filer    
Entity Small Business true    
Entity Emerging Growth Company true    
Entity Ex Transition Period false    
ICFR Auditor Attestation Flag false    
Entity Shell Company false    
Entity Public Float     $ 1,500,000
Entity Common Stock, Shares Outstanding   163,233,680  
Documents Incorporated by Reference None.    
Current Fiscal Year End Date --12-31    
Amendment Flag false    
Entity Central Index Key 0001830033    
Document Fiscal Year Focus 2021    
Document Fiscal Period Focus FY    
Common Stock, par value $0.001 per share      
Entity Information [Line Items]      
Title of 12(b) Security Common Stock, par value $0.001 per share    
Trading Symbol PCT    
Security Exchange Name NASDAQ    
Warrants, each exercisable for one share of common stock, $0.001 par value, at an exercise price of $11.50 per share      
Entity Information [Line Items]      
Title of 12(b) Security Warrants, each exercisable for one share of common stock, $0.001 par value, at an exercise price of $11.50 per share    
Trading Symbol PCTTW    
Security Exchange Name NASDAQ    
Units, each consisting of one share of common stock, $0.001 par value, and three quarters of one warrant      
Entity Information [Line Items]      
Title of 12(b) Security Units, each consisting of one share of common stock, $0.001 par value, and three quarters of one warrant    
Trading Symbol PCTTU    
Security Exchange Name NASDAQ