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PVC 2017: “No longer the black sheep of the plastics family”

With recycling rates reaching a new high, initiatives commended by Government leaders and patent applications showcasing new heights of innovation, PVC proved itself as no longer the “black sheep” of the wider plastics industry, but a trailblazer. more

5 Jun 2017 11:02 Leanne Taylor's Blog

‘Towards Circular Economy’ was the focus of the 2017 VinylPlus Sustainability Forum, which took place in Berlin last week. more

19 May 2017 15:29 Industry News

A representative body for plasticisers has moved from ECPI to European Plasticisers. more

25 Apr 2017 16:49 Industry News

The leader of VinylPlus, Brigitte Dero, has welcomed a record recycling rate through its framework. more

25 Apr 2017 15:41 Industry News

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The VinylPlus Sustainability Forum will bring together PVC stakeholders with policy makers on May 10th – 11th 2017. more

1 Feb 2017 14:05 Industry News

The the fifth VinylPlus Sustainability Forum will take the theme of ‘Towards Circular Economy’ when it takes place in Berlin, Germany on May 10th and 11th 2017. more

1 Dec 2016 16:24 Events

Vinyl Belgium, an independent non-profit association promoting the use of PVC, has appointed Benoît Leclère as Executive Director. more

13 Sep 2016 11:11 Industry News

The UK contributed 21 percent – or 107,593 tonnes – to the total recycled through Recovinyl, the PVC industry’s recycling scheme, in 2015. more

10 May 2016 09:41 Environment

VinylPlus, the European PVC industry sustainable development programme, has revealed that some 514,913 tonnes of PVC were recycled within its framework last year. more

3 May 2016 10:11 Environment

A take-back scheme for the recycling of non-infectious PVC medical items is now operational in seven hospitals across the UK. more

18 Apr 2016 16:31 Environment

A speaker line-up with high profile names from the United Nations, the European Commission and the vinyl industry has been announced for the upcoming Vinyl Sustainability Forum. more

15 Apr 2016 11:46 Events

An Italian sustainable design project designed to encourage the use of recycled PVC in applications for water preservation and conservation has produced a number of innovative ideas. more

17 Mar 2016 16:01 Materials

VinylPlus has announced its speaker line-up for the forthcoming Vinyl Sustainability Forum 2016, which includes a number of high profile speakers from a broad range of stakeholders, including those from the UN and the European Commission. more

16 Feb 2016 08:54 Events

The latest report from the European PVC industry’s voluntary commitments, Vinyl 2010 and VinylPlus, documents the “remarkable transformation” that PVC has made in the past 15 years. more

18 Dec 2015 10:53 Materials

The 481,000 tonnes of waste PVC recycled across Europe in 2014 contributed to the creation of around 1,000 direct jobs in recycling plants, according to VinylPlus, the sustainable development programme of the European PVC industry. more

11 Nov 2015 16:34 Environment

The theme for the fourth Vinyl Sustainability Forum will be based around the potential use for PVC in meeting the future needs of those living and working in the world’s cities. more

27 Oct 2015 15:21 Events

VinylPlus: moving the PVC industry towards a low-carbon circular economy

Here, Dr Brigitte Dero, VinylPlus General Manager, looks at PVC's role in a sustainable future; highlighting the importance of upcoming international events, the achievements made so far and what is yet to come. more

12 Jun 2015 10:47 Guest Blog

The UK has contributed 20 percent, or 95,525 tonnes, of the total amount of PVC recycled in Europe in 2014. more

6 May 2015 13:39 Environment

During its annual sustainability forum, VinylPlus revealed 481,000 tonnes of PVC waste were recycled in 2014, keeping it on track to meet its 2020 targets. more

1 May 2015 11:51 Environment

VinylPlus has become a member of the Green Industry Platform, a joint initiative of the United Nations Industrial Development Organization (UNIDO) and the United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP). more

12 Nov 2013 16:02 Industry News