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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...
Europe’s PVC industry looks to the future – Interview
02 August 2011

Europe’s PVC industry looks to the future – Interview

To read the full interview please visit European Plastics News....
European PVC industry launches VinylPlus
22 June 2011

European PVC industry launches VinylPlus

The new initiative builds on the success of the Vinyl 2010 ten year voluntary commitment to enhance the sustainable production and use of PVC. Vinyl 2010 is widely regarded as leading example of indus...
Ten-year targets on sustainable development have been met
12 April 2011

Ten-year targets on sustainable development have been met

Vinyl 2010 has succeeded in meeting or exceeding all of the targets set by the industry in 2000. As it comes to an end, a new industry commitment towards sustainability will be launched later in 20...
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