VinylPlus®, the Voluntary Commitment to sustainable development of the European PVC industry, brought together more than 180 participants from 24 countries at its recent virtual VinylPlus Sustainability Forum (VSF) (#CIRCULARVINYL).
Staff at CMS Group are voluntarily taking part in a programme to help wildlife thrive at the company’s main manufacturing site and have been recognised for their efforts by leading UK wildness charity, the John Muir Trust.
Contour has been talking about the recyclability of LST radiators and radiator covers when they come to the end of their lifespan and need to be replaced.
A quintet of new distributors from the Headlam Group have signed up to the Recofloor take-back scheme.
The CMS Group has reported another 12 months in which none of its production or post-consumer waste was sent to landfill, making it three ‘zero landfill’ years in a row.
An early adopter of Recofloor, Bramhall Flooring has demonstrated the ease of implementing the UK’s vinyl flooring take back scheme to collect, return and recycle material from STI Poynton, an electronic component manufacturing site in Cheshire.
Axion Polymers has successfully renewed its current ISO management system certification and gained the new enhanced ISO45001 Health and Safety standard at its two Manchester materials recycling sites.
Collections of waste vinyl flooring through the Recofloor take-back scheme will restart from 3 August, with the full service being temporarily suspended in April due to the COVID-19 lockdown.
Flooring industry support for carpet waste reuse and recycling opportunities in the UK continues to rise, according to Carpet Recycling UK’s latest achievements report.
VinylPlus, the Voluntary Commitment to sustainable development of the European PVC industry, recycled 771,313 tonnes of PVC in 2019 – more than 96% of the programme’s 2020 target.