More than 500,000 tonnes of PVC recycled in 2015


European PVC industry sustainability programme VinylPlus has said that 514,913 tonnes of PVC was recycled by its members in 2015.

Of this, 45% was window profiles and similar products. The greatest volumes were registered and certified by Recovinyl.


VinylPlus general manager Brigitte Dero (pictured) said: “Our progress and achievements in 2015 demonstrate how the VinylPlus Voluntary Commitment is contributing to addressing climate change, improving sustainability and moving the European PVC industry towards a circular economy.”