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    GGF adds ali to free recycling scheme

    The Glass and Glazing Federation has joined with the Council for Aluminium in Building to add aluminium to its nationwide free recycling scheme. It now means Fensa, BFRC and GGF, members anywhere England, Scotland and...

    Technal salutes A Plus with green Circal award

    Trade fabricator A Plus Aluminium has been recognised for its contribution towards a greener and more sustainable future by systems house Technal UK with the presentation of the Circal award.  A Plus fabricates system solutions...

    Sustainability and recycling – Deceuninck White Paper

    Deceuninck has published a White Paper on homeowner attitudes to sustainability. It draws on an independent research study carried out last year by YouGov exploring homeowner attitudes to sustainability in the window and door industry...

    VinylPlus recyclers top 800k tonnes in 2021

    Some 810,775 tonnes of PVC waste were recycled and used in new products within the VinylPlus framework in 2021, bringing the total to nearly 7.3million tonnes since the year 2000, the organisation has announced. Marking...

    White paper adds further support for recycling PVC-U – and metal

    The economic and environmental case for recycling PVC-U windows has been further supported by a new White Paper which shows the benefits of both post-industrial and post-consumer waste – but also including the potential...

    Veka Recycling plant ‘officially’ opened – at last

    Veka Group CEO Andreas Hartleif has officially opened The new Veka Recycling plant – some 15 months after the £15million facility went live, when ever-changing Covid restrictions allowed the global head of the group...

    Veka Recycling steps up capacity with Arjes shredder purchase

    Veka Recycling has invested over £200K in an industrial PVC-U shredder from German-based manufacturer Arjes with the aim of increasing PVC-U recycling capacity at its plant in Wellingborough, Northamptonshire. Managing director Simon Scholes said: “The...

    Ignorance over PVC-U recycling a ‘damning indictment’ of industry’s message

    Homeowners in a recent survey have shown a ‘damning indictment’ of the message of PVC-U recycling after they polled the material as the least recyclable of all common window types – and admitted that...

    They don’t just like recycled windows – they’d even pay more, says survey

    More than two-thirds of UK homeowners would choose windows and doors with a higher recycled content – and nearly 40% would actually pay more for them, according to a YouGov poll. Even more (89%) cite...

    Installers urged ‘get proactive about recycling’

    Window installers are being urged to engage proactively with homeowners about window recycling after a survey revealed that over three quarters of them believe consumers are not aware of the possibilities. Rehau, which conducted the...