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11-10-2021

Update on construction progress of CreaSolv® PVC prototype recycling plant
The external constructions of the CreaSolv® PVC prototype recycling plant building are completed. Finally the facade, doors and gates were finished and the construction scaffolding could be removed...

13-07-2021

Webinar 'Recycling of plastics – towards a more sustainable plastic treatment in 2030'
Together with our project group of the H2020 Results Booster (NONTOX, CREAToR, PLAST2bCLEANED and REACT), we co-organized the webinar to discuss innovative methods for plastic treatment.

19-05-2021

PVC 2021
The PVC 2021 conference is the world’s leading forum on polyvinyl chloride, which took place from the 10th May to the 12th May. Due to the persistent global Covid-19 pandemic, the event was held completely online. As a global forum (over 500 experts...

22-04-2021

Circular Materials Conference 2021
Obstacles and promoters for the use of secondary materials that have been identified within our project Circular Flooring for PVC flooring waste and its recovery were presented at the fifth Circular Materials Conference (April 21-22, 2021).

01-04-2021

'PVC and the Environment' Workshop
To coincide with last month's Global Recycling Day on March 18, 2021, VinylPlus Deutschland e.V. and PlasticsEurope Deutschland e.V. organized an online workshop on "PVC and the Environment - Circular Economy", which brought together many stakeholders from a wide range of scientific fields to discuss current challenges of a global circular economy.

24-03-2021

Data for a circular economy
For sustainable development in the construction and real estate industry, the central task is to conserve natural resources and to avoid or reduce negative effects on the global and local environment and the health of processors, users, occupants, residents and visitors.

04-03-2021

EASME H2020 Projects Workshop
To kick-start the new year adequately, we participated in the workshop “Innovative methods to remove hazardous substances and contaminants from secondary raw materials for the circular economy” organized by EASME, held online on 29 January 2021.

17-02-2021

Possible PVC formulations
Within Work Package 2 of Circular Flooring, the CreaSolv® Process for recycling PVC flooring waste is further tailored by Fraunhofer IVV. The recycled PVC is constantly tested and analysed...

11-12-2020

Construction of the CreaSolv® PVC prototype recycling plant has started
As part of the Circular Flooring project, a new CreaSolv® PVC prototype recycling plant is being built on the premises of the Fraunhofer Institute for Process Engineering and Packaging IVV in Freising, Germany...

24-09-2020

Circular Flooring at Plastics Circularity Multipliers Online Conference
The Plastics Circularity Multiplier Initiative (PCMI), of which Circular Flooring is a member, hosted its first conference on October 14-16, 2020 in virtual format...

07-07-2020

Third General Assembly
Originally, it was planned to meet in person for the biannual General Assembly at the premises of our partner Sphera Solutions GmbH in Leinfelden-Echterdingen, Germany. That was before lockdown...

14-04-2020

What is a Life Cycle Assessment?
A Life Cycle Assessment is the systematic analysis of the environmental impact of products during their entire life cycle...

14-04-2020

First technical workshop at Vinnolit
Vinnolit organized the first technical Workshop of Circular Flooring to show how PVC is processed...

28-11-2019

New Products from Waste PVC Flooring and Safe End-of-Life Treatment of Plasticizers
The project Circular Flooring started in June 2019 and runs for four years…

28-11-2019

Circular Flooring joins the Plastics Circularity Multiplier Group
Twenty innovation projects joined forces to boost European Union efforts towards a circular economy for plastics …

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