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PVC pipes awarded top ecological classification by eco-devis, the prestigious Swiss environmental organisation

For the first time PVC pipes, stabilised with Calcium Zinc have achieved the top classification of ‘ecologically interesting’, from the renowned Swiss environmental organisation, Eco-devis.

Eco-devis is a body incorporating private and public organisations, supported by the Federation of Swiss Architects and the Swiss Society of Engineers, whose aim is to promote the construction methods, whi…

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Major new economic benefits case study completed for PVC

The Chlorine Chemistry Division of the American Chemistry Council, in partnership with the Vinyl Institute, has just published an economic analysis of polyvinyl chloride (PVC) in the U.S. and Canada.

The study found that PVC products save U.S. and Canadian consumers over $20 billion per year. Approximately three-quarters of the PVC resin consumed in 2007 in the U.S. and Canada was fabricated into…

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Entries for Sustainability Essay Competition Surpasses Vinyl 2010’s Expectations

In this second essay competition based on a sustainable development subject, Vinyl 2010 had for a second time invited young people aged from 18 to 30 years to express their views on one of the key challenges facing our planet.

In early December the organisers already knew that interest in the competition was high because of the high number of pre-registrations from across Europe and around the wo…

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US PVC economic benefits case study completed

The Chlorine Chemistry Division, in partnership with the Vinyl Institute, has completed an economic analysis of polyvinyl chloride (PVC) in the U.S. and Canada. The study found that PVC products save U.S. and Canadian consumers over $20 billion per year.

Approximately three-quarters of the PVC resin consumed in 2007 in the U.S. and Canada was fabricated into products used in construction, includi…

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Young people from around the Globe show enthusiasm to talk about Sustainability Issues

As the deadline for pre-registrations for the second Vinyl 2010 Sustainable Development Essay Competition closed on 1 December, it was announced that close to 1000 people from across Europe and around the world had pre-registered to take part.

From Finland to Fiji and Malta to Mexico, this year’s competition has attracted widespread attention and surpassed the expectations of the organi…

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