VinylPlus® is the renewed ten-year Voluntary Commitment of the European PVC industry. The programme establishes a long-term framework for the sustainable development of the industry by tackling a number of critical challenges, in the EU-28, Norway and Switzerland.
Building on the progress made by its predecessor Vinyl 2010, the overall aim of VinylPlus is to help the industry realise the following vision:
The VinylPlus programme was developed bottom-up in industry workshops and through an open dialogue with all stakeholders, including NGOs, regulators, public representatives and users of PVC. Each of the five key challenges is based on The Natural Step System Conditions for a Sustainable Society. PVC is made from salt, oil and natural gas and is one of the most widely used plastics in the world.
VinylPlus is committed to the following working principles: