Einträge von Michael Friedrichs

VinylPlus® will bis 2025 900.000 Tonnen PVC pro Jahr recyceln

VinylPlus, das Nachhaltigkeitsprogramm der europäischen PVC-Branche, ist seit Gründung im Jahr 2000 ein Vorreiter für die Kreislaufwirtschaft. Die Industrie hat von Anfang an die Forderung der Europäischen Kommission unterstützt, das Recycling von Kunststoffen weiter voranzutreiben. Zudem hat sie sich dazu verpflichtet, bis zum Jahr 2025 mindestens 900.000 Tonnen PVC pro Jahr zu recyceln, was einen […]

AGPU: 30 Years for PVC

When the AGPU was founded 30 years ago, there was no way to avoid it. This has not changed to today, even if the times when PVC materials and products were particularly criticised are a thing of the past. Thanks to the long-term commitment of AGPU member companies from the entire PVC value chain for […]

PVC Recycling Finder will be in English soon

In a few weeks, the well-known German PVC Recycling Finder website will also be available in an English version. The reason behind this is to make even more interested parties aware of the PVC recycling activities in Germany and thus to further expand the network. In addition, the measure is intended to further intensify European […]

Best Practice for the Environment: 700 windows replaced

The energetic refurbishment of a Secondary School in Jessen is regarded as an example of environmental learning. Two buildings dating from 1978 will be fitted with modern thermal insulation for the facades and false ceilings to the roof by 2019. In addition, new PVC windows are now providing an additional improvement in the energy balance. […]

AGPU: 30 Jahre für PVC

An der Gründung der Arbeitsgemeinschaft PVC und Umwelt e.V. (AGPU) vor 30 Jahren führte kein Weg vorbei. Daran hat sich bis heute nichts geändert, auch wenn die Zeiten, in denen der Werkstoff und Produkte aus PVC besonders in der Kritik standen, der Vergangenheit angehören. Dank des langjährigen Engagements der AGPU-Mitgliedsunternehmen aus der gesamten PVC-Wertschöpfungskette für […]

AGPU with new Chairman of the Management Board

At the general meeting of the AGPU in Bonn two weeks ago, the regular re-election of the management board was also on the agenda. The previous chairman Dr. Axel Bruder (RENOLIT SE) and vice chairman Joachim Eckstein (PolyComply Hoechst GmbH) left the AGPU board after ten and 30 years respectively. At the first constituting meeting […]

Vienna: PVC Material restrictions removed from guidelines

The City of Vienna has implemented its announcement to amend its housing promotion guidelines, as reported a few weeks ago. With the publication of the updated regulations for new buildings and renovations on June 5, 2018, these have now coming into effect. Thus, in addition to many technical criteria, the elimination of the previous minimum […]

Starke Seiten Summer 2018 and Anniversary Edition published

Just in time for the AGPU general meeting, the summer issue of STARKE SEITEN has been published. It has been sent to around 27,000 decision-makers from selected target groups as well as to the PVC industry and its value chain in Germany, Austria and Switzerland. About 6,500 addressees receive the Blitz-Info together with the STARKE […]