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Urban Agriculture with Reused PVC Booklet

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25 sustainable growing stations consisting of waste PVC plastic pipes found in recycling centres formed the framework of a green festival in Aarhus, Denmark. Read more

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PVC4Cables hosts second biennial conference

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PVC4Cables hosted its second biennial conference with the theme ‘In PVC Cables we Trust! Innovation and Sustainability for Smart Electrical Systems’ yesterday in Berlin. Read more

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Profile houses introduce stillage management schemes

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The European PVC Profile Industry will implement stillage management schemes across Europe until Q1 2020. Read more

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VinylPlus stands up for sustainability at the European Week of Sport

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VinylPlus yesterday celebrated the start of the European Week of Sport at the Schuman roundabout, located at the heart of the European institutions in Brussels. Read more

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Under the theme ‘In PVC Cables we Trust! Innovation and Sustainability for Smart Electrical Systems’, PVC4Cables will host its second bi-annual conference in Berlin, Germany, on 7 November 2019. Read more

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Record number of signatories attain PVC programme excellence

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A record 20 signatory companies have achieved excellence status under the Australian PVC Stewardship Program by demonstrating full compliance with key environmental objectives applicable to their businesses. Read more

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Plenty in the pipeline at the PVC4Pipes Conference

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Significant trends across the European plastic pipe value chain, cost-competitiveness of PVC pipes and best practices for their installation will be some of the key topics for debate by a host of European experts at the first PVC4Pipes conference Read more

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Tolsa to announce ADINS expansion at K 2019

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Tolsa, a Madrid-based supplier of flame-retardant synergists and specialised additives for the wire and cable, construction, railway, and electronics industries, has launched an extension of its ADINS range of flame-retardant additives Read more

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Queensland to host PVC AUS 2020

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Surf’s up in Queensland in May when the Vinyl Council of Australia will host PVC AUS 2020: Shared Horizons, the nation’s premier vinyl conference attracting global expert speakers and delegates to debate current and future issues Read more

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Tests confirm 100-year expected lifetime for PVC and PE pipes

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Practical experiences gathered and technical assessments carried out support that unplasticised (PVC-U), high impact polyvinyl chloride (PVC-Hi) and polyethylene (PE) buried pipes Read more

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VinylPlus recycles 740,000 tonnes of PVC in 2018

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VinylPlus, the Voluntary Commitment of the European PVC industry, recycled nearly 740,000 tonnes of PVC in 2018, a 15.6% increase from 2017 and 92.4% of the VinylPlus 2020 target. Read more

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PVC cables and their contribution to UN SDGs

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PVC cables and their contribution to UN SDGs

President of the Italian PVC Forum and PVC4Cables Spokesperson Carlo Ciotti discusses the environmental advantages of PVC. Read more

12 Jun 2019 14:57 guest blogs

Cockle Bay, Sydney

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The Plastic Pipes Conference Association (PPCA) announces that papers delivered at the Ozpipe XIX Conference in Australia will lead to a significant upswing in the region's plastic pipe industry. Read more

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Perstorp’s non-phthalate PVC plasticizer, PevalenTM, obtains FDA approval for food contact applications.

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Perstorp has obtained FCN 001967 (Food Contact Notification) from the US FDA for the use of Pevalen as a plasticiser in PVC polymers for use in repeated‐use food contact articles. Read more

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Baerlocher expands Malaysian manufacturing hub

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Global additives manufacturer Baerlocher continues to invest in its Malaysian subsidiary, expanding its Seremban site with an additional production line for metal stearates, a new warehouse and an office facility. Read more

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TEPPFA expands membership base

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TEPPFA has expanded its membership base with direct company members, national associations and associated members. Read more

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Prague, Czech Republic

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Champions league vinyl

This year’s Vinyl Plus Sustainability Forum was hosted at the Hilton Prague, and the Czech Republic’s Environment Minister Richard Brabec welcomed players, stakeholders and journalists as discussions on sustainability and circularity began Read more

14 May 2019 14:22 editor's blog

Avery Dennison® DOL 1400 Z - New premium vehicle wrap overlaminate offering 220% elongation

Avery Dennison, PR418

Outstanding elongation properties offered by a new Avery Dennison film have set new standards for premium overlaminates. The new highly conformable and ultra-transparent DOL 1400 Z Series can elongate up to 220 per cent. Read more

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AMUT supplies extrusion lines to Jiangsu Canlon

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AMUT Group has supplied two extrusion lines to Jiangsu Canlon for the production of waterproofing membranes in PVC and TPO. Read more

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PPG Teslin REAL ID

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PPG has announced that North Carolina’s Division of Motor Vehicles (DMV) has experienced dramatic reduction in driver’s licences and identification card replacements and attempted fraud through the use of PPG Teslin substrate. Read more

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  • Urban Agriculture with Reused PVC Booklet

    VinylPlus

    Urban Agriculture with Reused PVC Booklet

    Urban Agriculture with Reused PVC Booklet Published by VinylPlus. Brussels, 2019

  • PVC4Cables hosts second biennial conference

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    PVC4Cables hosts second biennial conference

  • Profile houses introduce stillage management schemes

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    Profile houses introduce stillage management schemes

  • Danish hospital collects PVC oxygen masks for recycling

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    Danish hospital collects PVC oxygen masks for recycling

  • VinylPlus and ISF sign off environmental report

    VinylPlus’ General Manager Brigitte Dero and ISF President Laurent Petrynka

  • VinylPlus stands up for sustainability at the European Week of Sport

    VinylPlus

    VinylPlus stands up for sustainability at the European Week of Sport

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