New Technologies, New Products, New Applications
Plastic Pipes Conference Association # 2001 Munich
Market success factors agree with sustainability indicators to a large extent, both being multi-dimensional. Complete life cycle considerations are essential for comprehensive assessments. PVC pipeline systems are shown to be competitive considering all three sustainability categories, economic, ecological, and social. Options for further improvement of PVC pipeline systems are discussed.
Author(s) : Spindler
In this contribution we summarise investigations how the three sustainability areas ecology, economy and society can be converted one into the other, how they are correlated etc. Results are explained with the example of different pipe systems made from PVC and other materials. The most important economical criterion,...