Month: April 2015

PVC and Sustainability 2015

With the formation of Vinyl 2010 in the year 2000, the European PVC manufacturing industry under the auspices of The European Council of Vinyl Manufacturers (ECVM), has made a strong case for the sustainability of PVC as a construction material. The ten year Vinyl 2010 programme has since been replaced by VinylPlus, which seeks to […]

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Hygienic Wall Cladding, What Are The Benefits

BioClad hygienic wall cladding has been proven to reduce bacteria within care home. A study was undertaken by the University of Warkwick in which bacteria levels were measured on 35 seperate surfaced, including the BioClad antimicrobial PVC wall cladding system. Click here to view our range of coloured and antimicrobial hygienic wall cladding systems and our […]

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PVC and Sustainability 2015 – 2: Emissions

The PVC Industry has long been scrutinised by government, environmental, and health organisations. In Europe we have very strong regulations governing the production of PVC, and this account shows some of the progress that has been made.

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PVC & Sustainability 2015 – 3: Energy & Raw Material Consumption

The global production of plastics is estimated to be just short of 300 million tonnes. Total world production has risen from 200 million tonnes since 2002, whereas European production has remained static at about 60 million tonnes. PVC production accounts for about 11% of global plastics production. Demand for PVC is dominated by the Asia-Pacific […]

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