Einträge von Michael Friedrichs

Recycling Project: 500 old PVC windows and around 20 tons of PVC flooring

Recovering valuable raw materials in the city may initially sound rather bizarre but is actually considered to be a modern approach to the efficient extraction of resources that is better known as “urban mining” in the demolition industry. A recent project carried out as part of the „Aktion PVC-Recycling“ campaign in Marl (Germany) is evidence […]

PVC Recyclers Meet PVC Processors: Another Succesful Regional Meeting

In late September the second regional meeting of the „PVC Recyclers Meet PVC Processors“ series of events held by AGPU and VinylPlus took place in Stuttgart (Germany), hosted by Chamber of Commerce and Industry (IHK). The participants made the most of the opportunity to briefly present their products, services and requirements to possible business partners […]

VAUDE Wants to Be PVC-Free by 2017

According to a report published in the German newspaper „Reutlinger General-Anzeiger“ on 5th September 2015, VAUDE wants to avoid using PVC as part of its efforts to become „Europe’s most sustainable outdoor brand“ by 2017. The company states that PVC is currently above all used in the production of tarpaulin for bags and tents. The […]