During the 10th VinylPlus Sustainability Forum (#VSF2022), VinylPlus announced the results of the first year of its 2030 Commitment
, which aims to contribute to addressing priorities at both European and global levels.
VinylPlus exceeds 810,000 tonnes of PVC recycling VinylPlus Managing Director Brigitte Dero introduced to an online audience live from Brussels the three pathways and twelve action areas identified through stakeholder consultations. These embrace the PVC value chain’s circularity, its advancement towards carbon neutrality, minimisation of the environmental footprint of the PVC production and products, and its engagement with stakeholders and global coalitions.
“With our Commitment to 2030,” Dero said, “we aim to contribute to the United Nations 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development, with a particular focus on sustainable consumption and production, climate change and partnerships. This, in full alignment with relevant EU policies under the European Green Deal, such as the EU Circular Economy Action Plan and the EU Chemicals Strategy for Sustainability.”
Despite ongoing economic conditions, 810,775 tonnes of PVC waste were recycled and used in new products within the VinylPlus framework, which represents around 26.9% of the total