April 10, 2018

Sustainability and circular economy principles should be at the heart of Government policy to encourage UK manufacturers to incorporate more recycled content in new goods, conserve raw material resources and promote locally-made goods.

That’s the view of Keith Freegard,...

April 10, 2018

Carpet Recycling UK will be offering recycling advice and encouraging more retailers to start carpet takeback schemes at t

he 2018 Buying Groups’ National Flooring Show on May 15 and 16.

“Clean installation waste takeback schemes, alongside the growth in facilities proce...

March 13, 2018

With levels of waste plastics rising in the UK as a result of China's National Sword scrap import policies, the debate is picking up over what to do with them. Landfilling, rather than incineration, might be the better option, suggests Keith Freegard, Director of plast...

March 13, 2018

2017 was a record-breaking year for Recofloor with 563 tonnes of waste vinyl flooring collected for recycling into flooring or other products. Collections from contractors rose by 10.5% compared to last year, diverting even more vinyl flooring from landfill.


March 13, 2018

Senator Kim Carr, Shadow Minister for Innovation, Industry, Science and Research, will be giving the opening address at PVC AUS 2018: Shaping the Future, Australia’s premier vinyl conference to be held in Sydney from 14 to 15 March 2018.

Organised by the Vinyl Council o...

March 13, 2018

An ambitious research project spearheaded by the Vinyl Council of Australia has identified novel recycling applications in a bid to use the 1.2 million m² of PVC advertising banners sent to Australian landfill sites each year.

The two-year REMAKE Project explored the ch...

March 13, 2018

Preserve the views with an attractive new SG12 fully frameless balustrading system launched this month by Surrey balustrading specialists Balconette.

Particularly suitable for balconies, this versatile system is also ideal for outdoor applications, such as providing a p...

March 13, 2018

Winkhaus has announced the retirement in February of its second longest-serving employee and North East Project Manager, Trevor Riley after nearly 25 years.

Trevor joined the leading hardware specialist in November 1993 one year after the company became established in t...

February 17, 2018

More than 30 expert speakers from around the world will be sharing leading edge insight about the latest technical, market and sustainability trends in the vinyl industry at PVC AUS 2018: Shaping the Future.

Organised by the Vinyl Council of Australia, this two-day prem...

February 17, 2018

Meeting Societal Needs is the theme for the sixth VinylPlus Sustainability Forum, which will examine how the PVC industry can contribute sustainable solutions for an ever-expanding global population when representatives from the entire value chain meet in Madrid, Spain...

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