Over 440,000 tonnes of PVC recycled in Europe in 2013 VinylPlus reveals


VinylPlus has shown that it is on course to meet its European target of 800,000 tonnes of PVC being recycling by 2020.

The voluntary commitment of the PVC industry registered a total of 444,468 tonnes of PVC was recycled in Europe last year.


VinylPlus chairman Michael Träger said: “We are very proud to show how VinylPlus is continuously progressing toward its targets. At the heart of our commitment’s progress is the strong cooperation among PVC industry sector groups, companies, national associations and the factual contribution of our stakeholders.

“Our commitment is strong and we will continue to guarantee maximum efforts in driving the PVC industry towards a greener economy and to promote a more sustainable model of industrial production at a global level, by spreading our approach, experience and best practices.”