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  • 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
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    Participation at the United Nations Rio+20 Earth Summit

    From 20 to 22 June, VinylPlus will be in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, participating at the United Nations Conference on Sustainable Development. Also known as Rio+20, the conference marks the 20th anniversary of the Earth Summit which took ... Read more
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    PVC industry reports on progress

    At the close of the European PVC Value Chain’s annual meeting, on 27 April, the first year results of its new ten year sustainability initiative – VinylPlus – were presented. Despite significant challenges caused by the economic crisis, ... Read more
  • The vinyl industry’s contribution to sustainability Events

    The vinyl industry’s contribution to sustainability

    Together, under the theme “People, Planet, Prosperity - The vinyl industry’s contribution to sustainability,” we will address the most pressing challenges of our times: allowing our economy to prosper while at the same time making better use of ... Read more
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    Product Stewardship Programme and South Af. Vinyl Industry

    The 24 members of the Southern African Vinyls Association (SAVA) have committed themselves to the responsible and sustainable use of PVC with the signing of the industry’s Product Stewardship Programme (PSP) at the Association’s Annual General Meeting held in Midrand.
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    Europe's PVC industry looks to the future - Interview

    Speaking to European Plastics News, chairman Josef Ertl said: "VinylPlus is a continuation of Vinyl 2010, which was a great success, so we are trying to continue these achievements. We met our first targets and are now looking ... Read more