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  • VinylPlus® joins European Plastics Industry towards 50% plastics waste recycling by 2040 News

    VinylPlus® joins European Plastics Industry towards 50% plastics waste recycling by 2040

    Six European organisations from the plastics value chain have committed, in cooperation with the European Commission, to launch Circularity Platforms aiming to reach 50% plastics waste recycling by 2040. These will drive the recycling of plastic products in ... Read more
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    VinylPlus Sustainability Forum 2018 to focus on ‘Meeting Societal Needs’

    Meeting Societal Needs is the theme for the sixth VinylPlus Sustainability Forum, which will examine how the PVC industry can contribute sustainable solutions for an ever-expanding global population when representatives from the entire value chain meet in Madrid, ... Read more
  • The VinylPlus Sustainability Forum 2018 News

    The VinylPlus Sustainability Forum 2018

    The 6th edition of the VinylPlus Sustainability Forum in Madrid, Spain, on the 16th and 17th May 2018 will have the theme “Meeting Societal Needs”.
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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