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    45 year old PVC windows start their 2nd life in Brussels

    The entire process of recycling end-of-life PVC-u windows in a closed loop was demonstrated to press and special guests in an event jointly organised by Federplast. and EPPA with the support of VinylPlus.
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    Achieving environmental and sustainability goals

    Organised by the EurActiv Foundation with the support of TEPPFA and VinylPlus this conference - hosted by MEP Vittorio Prodi - discussed the role recycling can play in improving air quality. Environment Commissioner Mr Potocnik was the keynote ... Read more
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    Manufacturing as the backbone to economic recovery

    The PVC industry is capable of helping Europe overcome the current economic crisis and achieve the competitiveness goals set by the EU for 2020. Particiapants at the Vinyl Sustainability Forum 2013 discussed how this can be achieved as ... Read more
  • Over 360,000 tonnes of PVC recycled in Europe in 2012 News

    Over 360,000 tonnes of PVC recycled in Europe in 2012

    VinylPlus registered a record 362,076 tonnes of PVC recycled last year, keeping it on track to meet the challenge of recycling 800,000 tonnes per year by 2020. A more comprehensive and wider scope for what constitutes ’recycled PVC’ ... Read more
  • Newcomer interview with Geir Vegsund, H-Produkter AS News

    Newcomer interview with Geir Vegsund, H-Produkter AS

    H-Produkter AS is one of the leading manufacturers of PVC-windows in Scandinavia.VinylPlus interviews its Managing Director to find out more about the reasons to join the programme and what this has meant so far for the company.
  • Sustainable construction using PVC, a perfect match News

    Sustainable construction using PVC, a perfect match

    Whether at home, in school, working from the office or eating at a restaurant, people spend most of their time inside buildings. Inevitably, the construction sector uses up a large amount of energy and natural resources, and generates ... Read more
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    Newcomer interview with Marino Uberti, Alfatherm

    Alfatherm is an international market leader in the calendering of rigid, semi-rigid and flexible PVC film and sheets used in diverse applications such as packaging, stationery, furniture and technical products. VinylPlus interviews its Managing Director to find out ... Read more
  • Circular economy: The benefits of closing the PVC loop News

    Circular economy: The benefits of closing the PVC loop

    Do more with less. A simple yet revolutionary concept which lies at the heart of the more recent international policies aimed at promoting a genuine transition to a green economy. This very principle has inspired the EU’s roadmap ... Read more
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    Innovation: a key priority for the sustainable PVC future

    Today, the PVC industry and its products are completely different to what they were ten years ago. This is partly due to the fact that PVC can change its formulation in order to improve the properties and eco-efficiency ... Read more
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    Partnerships Forum debates on The Future We Want at Rio+20

    From 20 to 22 June, VinylPlus participated at Rio+20, the United Nations Conference on Sustainable Development. The presence of VinylPlus at the Earth Summit is a continuation of the work initiated in 2004 when Vinyl 2010 was registered ... Read more