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Recocard - Collecting used PVC pre-paid shopping cards for recycling into useful new products

Published on: 2016-01-18

Description: The project will demonstrate the circular economy in action.  It will demonstrate the practical feasibility of recycling PVC with a short life into a long life product

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Objective
Gain maximum awareness of the VinylPlus programme amongst the retail community & with consumers in general.  200,000,000 PVC cards arise in the UK per annum.  This is equivalent to 2,500 tonnes of PVC.  The project will demonstrate the circular economy in action.  It will demonstrate the practical feasibility of recycling PVC with a short life into a long life product, therefore keeping the materials within the value chain.

Target group: Retailers & consumers

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Case study & press release highlighting how PVC cards are recycled + VinyPlus branded containers to collect PVC shopping cards

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