European plastics industry leaders have committed to champion the plastics Circular Economy by launching Circularity Platforms aimed at reaching a 50 per cent plastic waste recycling target by 2040. more

16 Jan 2018 16:41 industry

The VinylPlus Sustainability Forum will be in Madrid in May, with a focus on using PVC to meet the needs of a growing global population. more

16 Jan 2018 14:27 industry

As EPPM kicks off Construction Month this July, we take a look at some of the key statistics relating to plastics and its place in the European construction sector. more

3 Jul 2017 09:00 industry

VinylPlus Sustainability Forum 2017 reshapes the PVC industry

Physically and metaphorically, the VinylPlus Sustainability Forum in Berlin last week is continuing to reshape the global PVC industry. Rose Brooke shares her report of the conference. more

16 May 2017 16:41 editor's blog

Pipe extruder Molecor will join efforts to plan the circular economy at the Vinyl Sustainability Forum on May 10. more

5 May 2017 14:43 industry

Some 600,000 tonnes of PVC were recycled within the VinylPlus framework in 2016, turning PVC into a sustainability pioneer plastic after years of being the 'black sheep'. more

26 Apr 2017 14:01 industry

Brigitte Dero


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

1 Feb 2017 14:13 industry

The fifth VinylPlus Sustainability Forum is championing the Circular Economy theme, addressing the challenges facing the PVC industry. more

9 Dec 2016 12:30 materials

VinylPlus is marking a spectacular summer '16 of sport by publishing a brochure celebrating the vital role PVC has played in producing the iconic sporting venues of the world. more

1 Aug 2016 16:41 materials

TEPPFA members have committed to ambitious new plastic pipe recycling targets in Europe exceeding current targets set by VinylPlus. But these volumes will only be met if the EU reviews its legislation preventing some additives from being recycled. more

24 May 2016 10:02 industry

Leading the world by example, Europe recycled over 500,000 tonnes of PVC in 2015 according to VinylPlus, which revealed its figures at its fourth Vinyl Sustainability Forum in Vienna. more

5 May 2016 16:48 industry

VinlPlus, the sustainable development programme of the European PVC industry, has revealed that PVC recycling is behind 1,000 jobs created in Europe, where 481,000 tonnes of the material was recycled in 2014. more

13 Nov 2015 15:29 materials

The UK has emerged as the leading PVC waste contributor in Europe according to Recovinyl. more

28 May 2015 13:30 materials

VinylPlus, the European PVC industry sustainable development programme, recycled 362,076 tonnes of PVC last year. The target is to be recycling 800,000 tonnes per year by 2020. more

30 Apr 2013 16:49 industry

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