How much recycled PVC in PVC pipes?

 

Papers # 2012 Barcelona

This paper demonstrates the excellent recyclability of rigid PVC and the strong possibilities of incorporating recyclate into foamed PVC pipes. Calculations show that it is the availability of rigid PVC recyclate, partly due to the long service lives of PVC pipes, which is the limiting factor in further extending the use of recycled PVC in the foam core pipe market. Key words : Recyclable, foam, pipe, sustainability

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