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    Voluntary commitment by industry: how successful can it be?

    The concept of voluntary agreements to apply sustainability to industry isn't new but agreements endorsed by authorities remain rare. What role can voluntary approaches play in advancing towards a more sustainable industry? VinylPlus, the voluntary sustainable development programme of ... Read more
  • VinylPlus recognised as “Highly Commended” entry by The Circulars News

    VinylPlus recognised as “Highly Commended” entry by The Circulars

    The Circulars, the world’s premier circular economy award programme, is an initiative of the World Economic Forum and the Forum of Young Global Leaders, and gives recognition to those businesses, organisations and individuals that have distinguished themselves in ... Read more
  • VinylPlus Sustainability Forum 2017: Towards Circular Economy News

    VinylPlus Sustainability Forum 2017: Towards Circular Economy

    The PVC industry is making real progress towards sustainability and a positive contribution to the circular economy through a united industry approach, delegates heard at the 5th VinylPlus Sustainability Forum 2017 in Berlin, Germany.
  • VinylPlus: nearly 600,000 tonnes of PVC recycled in 2016 News

    VinylPlus: nearly 600,000 tonnes of PVC recycled in 2016

    The recycling of PVC has reached a new high with 568,696 tonnes recycled in 2016 through the framework of VinylPlus, the European PVC industry sustainable development programme. The latest results were announced at PVC 2017 by Brigitte Dero, ... Read more
  • PVC in the New Plastics Economy report

    VinylPlus advocates that PVC should be recycled where it brings environmental benefits and is economically viable, as it is a highly recyclable material. VinylPlus demonstrated a few years ago in a specific packaging recycling project that PVC packaging ... Read more
  • VinylPlus announces exciting expert speaker line-up for VinylPlus Sustainability Forum 2017

    VinylPlus announces exciting expert speaker line-up for VinylPlus Sustainability Forum 2017

    VinylPlus has announced its programme with a host of prominent international speakers who will be exploring the key sustainability challenges for PVC at the fifth VinylPlus Sustainability Forum, taking place in Berlin, Germany on May 10th and 11th ... Read more
  • IdentiPlast 2017 News

    IdentiPlast 2017

    IdentiPlast 2017 will be held on 22 – 23 February, 2017 at the prestigious MuseumsQuartier, Halle E+G, in Vienna(Austria). For 20 years, IdentiPlast continues to be the international landmark conference to learn about the latestengineering technologies for plastic ... Read more
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    The Plastics Strategy: an opportunity to build on more than 15 years of recycling success by PVC industry

    Brussels, 26 January 2017VinylPlus welcomes the Roadmap for a Strategy on Plastics in a Circular Economy published today by the European Commission. The roadmap should pave the way towards a good Strategy, which will allow for more investment ... Read more
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    ‘Towards Circular Economy’ is the theme of VinylPlus Sustainability Forum 2017

    Taking the theme of ‘Towards Circular Economy’, the fifth VinylPlus Sustainability Forum will examine the key sustainability challenges for PVC when representatives from the entire industry value chain meet in Berlin, Germany, on May 10th and 11th 2017.
  • VinylPlus: championing PVC in European sports stadiums News

    VinylPlus: championing PVC in European sports stadiums

    Published by VinylPlus, the European PVC sustainability programme, ‘Vinyl in European Stadiums’ charts the path to sustainable development for PVC and how the use of vinyl combines environmental responsibility and architectural greatness in present-day sports complexes.