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Newcomer interview with Marino Uberti, Alfatherm
26 November 2012

Newcomer interview with Marino Uberti, Alfatherm

Why did your company decide to join VinylPlus? For Alfatherm there was first a corporate reason. As part of the PVC industry and member of different national and international sectorial associations...
Circular economy: The benefits of closing the PVC loop
07 November 2012

Circular economy: The benefits of closing the PVC loop

For the industry at large, it implies a radical change in its modus operandi bringing about a continuous quest for improvements in the way its resources are obtained and transformed. Companies have to...
Innovation: a key priority for the sustainable PVC future
21 August 2012

Innovation: a key priority for the sustainable PVC future

Innovation, in all its shapes and forms, will be a key driver for the evolution of the PVC industry in the next decade: innovative thinking and creative solutions, more investment in research and deve...
Partnerships Forum debates on The Future We Want at Rio+20
29 June 2012

Partnerships Forum debates on The Future We Want at Rio+20

During these three days, VinylPlus participated in a number of forums and debates on the role of partnerships where the progress made by the European PVC industry was showcased. Below some of the m...
Participation at the United Nations Rio+20 Earth Summit
22 June 2012

Participation at the United Nations Rio+20 Earth Summit

The presence of VinylPlus at the Rio+20 Summit is a continuation of the work initiated by Vinyl 2010 in 2004 when it became a registered Partnership with the Secretariat of the United Nations Commissi...
PVC industry reports on progress
02 May 2012

PVC industry reports on progress

Under VinylPlus, the industry has set ambitious targets of recycling 800,000 per year tonnes of PVC in Europe by 2020. Thanks to the consolidation of collection and recycling schemes for PVC, 257,084...
The vinyl industry’s contribution to sustainability
21 February 2012

The vinyl industry’s contribution to sustainability

Topics will include “social and environmental benefits brought by PVC versus controversy”, “contribution to a resource efficient Europe,” and ”relevance of PVC applications for smart and sus...
Product Stewardship Programme and South Af. Vinyl Industry
31 January 2012

Product Stewardship Programme and South Af. Vinyl Industry

“Our Product Stewardship Program is a series of achievable commitments that address the industry’s environmental issues and forms the cornerstones of the Association’s focus and activities”, e...
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