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VinylPlus Sustainability Forum 2017: Towards Circular Economy

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. Organised by VinylPlus, the European PVC industry sustainability programme, this year’s forum held on May 10th …

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RecoMed wins INOVYN Sustainability Award for medical PVC recycling

RecoMed wins INOVYN Sustainability Award for medical PVC recycling

RecoMed, the PVC medical devices take-back scheme, has won the Sustainability category of the 2016 INOVYN Awards for its innovative approach to sustainable healthcare recycling. It’s the second accolade in just over a year for the scheme, which is run by project partners Axion Consulting, a resource recovery specialist, and …

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UK’s record-breaking 2015 Recovinyl PVC recycling figures

UK's record-breaking 2015 Recovinyl PVC recycling figures

The UK’s record-breaking Recovinyl performance contributed 21% – or 107,593 tonnes – to the total recycled through the PVC industry’s recycling scheme in 2015. It’s an increase of 13% compared to the previous year (2014: 95,525) and represents the equivalent of nearly 4.3 million PVC-U windows or 426,662 houses (assuming …

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VinylPlus announces more than 500,000 tonnes of PVC recycled in 2015

VinylPlus announces more than 500,000 tonnes of PVC recycled in 2015

VinylPlus, the European PVC industry sustainable development programme, recycled 514,913 tonnes of PVC within its framework last year. The 2015 results were presented at its 4th Vinyl Sustainability Forum 2016 in Vienna, Austria where the industry shared its major successes, notably the replacement of lead-based stabilisers in the EU-28 market. …

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High-level speakers announced for Vinyl Sustainability Forum 2016

VinylPlus has announced its programme with high-level speakers from across Europe who will be exploring the theme of ‘Smart Vinyl for our Cities’ at its fourth Vinyl Sustainability Forum in Vienna, Austria on April 28th 2016. Organised by VinylPlus, the sustainable development programme of the European PVC industry, the 2016 …

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