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  • In general, PVC cables are recycled mechanically. At the end of their life cycle, cables are recovered by recyclers that, through a process of peeling, separate the conductor (copper) from sheathing and insulation (the plastic materials). The copper is recovered and recycled in the foundry. To be...
  • PVC cables are recyclable and successfully recycled. The PVC cables recycling might follow two different streams: cables subject to one of both the European regulations WEEE (Waste from Electrical and Electronic Equipment ) or ELV (End of Life Vehicles). In these cases there is a general obligation to recover and recycle end of life electrical and electronic equipments...
  •  VinylPlus 2030 is the next 10-year Commitment of the European PVC industry to Sustainable Development. With its renewed Commitment, VinylPlus aims to contribute proactively to addressing the global sustainability challenges and priorities. VinylPlus 2030 covers the EU-27 plus Norway, Switzerland and the...
  • Studies and tests show that, due to its intrinsically self-extinguishing characteristics, PVC would produce very little smoke in a real fire situation, it is difficult to ignite and does not sustain combustion. PVC does not contribute to flame propagation and does not generate flaming droplets. Unlike odourless toxic gases, such as carbon monoxide that is by far the most...
  • The PVC value chain is engaged in the research and development of new formulations to ensure maximum safety and protection of the environment and the health of users and consumers. The VinylPlus commitment on sustainable use of additives, for example, resulted in the complete replacement of lead-based stabilisers in PVC applications in the EU-28 by the end of 2015, whilst European...
  • In a circular economy, the value of the products, materials and resources is kept as long as possible, the production of waste is minimised and innovation is at the centre of the entire value chain. As outlined by the European Commission, this can be achieved in various ways, for example: reducing the quantity of materials required to deliver a particular service...
  • PVC4Cables welcomes new members and support from all stakeholders involved in the PVC cables value chain. We seek to expand the platform from within the immediate value chain, providing a united voice on the basis of a modern, innovative and engaged profile for the industry. If you are interested in supporting or joining PVC4Cables or would like to receive more information, please...
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