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    GGF brands launch free-collection recycling scheme

    The Glass & Glazing Federation along with its Fensa and BFRC commercial division brands have joined with Middlesbrough-based CNC Recycling to launch a new PVC-U window and door recycling scheme for members, including free...

    VinylPlus tops 6.5m tonnes in 20 years and targets a million a year by...

    More than 6.5million tonnes of PVC has been recycled in Europe since the year 2000, preventing the release of nearly 13 million tonnes of CO2 into the atmosphere - and created 1,500 direct jobs in...

    Safestyle sets waste and CO2 targets

    Safestyle UK has pledging to eliminate all waste to landfill and to reduce carbon emissions by 10% by 2024. The retailer already re-uses or recycles 95% of all materials removed from customers’ homes during installations,...

    Veka goes beyond Infinity with recyclate plans for mainstream profiles

    Veka has revealed plans to expand its use of recycled PVC-U beyond its existing Infinity system into mainstream profile products. The systems house will begin co-extruding refined PVC-U recyclate across its product range, starting with...

    Second recycling line at Veka Compounds

    Veka Recycling has installed a second extrusion line for its Veka Compounds division to turn more reclaimed PVC-U into pellets. The investment, which totals more than £500,000, gives the company two Krauss Maffei compounding lines...

    Stephen’s ‘Plastic People’ teaches little people about recycling

    Kestrel stockist Stephen Gribling is taking the need for plastic recycling straight to the next generation with the publication of a children’s book warning of the dangers of not recycling. Stephen, who is the managing...

    Swish recycles with End of Life Recovery Systems

    Swish Building Products has implemented ‘End of Life Recovery Systems’ for all its PVC products with the aim of reducing landfill and ensuring an increasingly sustainable future for the industry. Process improvement manager Alan Tunnicliffe...

    Veka Recycling adds silos for capacity and efficiency

    Veka Recycling has invested £150k in six new silos to increase storage capacity at its Wellingborough recycling plant. The extra space created by the two 20m3 and four 10m3 silos will increase efficiency by reducing the manual...

    Morley tops 200 tonnes with glass recycling initiative

    Morley Glass & Glazing has saved more than 200 tonnes of post-consumer glass from being landfilled stopping 64,226kg of CO2 emissions from going into the atmosphere as well as raising money for charities’ green...

    Recycled Circal saves 25,000 tonnes of CO2 in its first year with Hydro

    More than 100 large building projects in ten countries across two continents have helped Technal to save 25,000 tonnes of CO2 by the use of Circal recycled aluminium products since it became part of...