Polyvinyl Chloride (PVC)
As petroleum prices start to show an upward trend, PVC is becoming attractive again. This is because it consumes half as much crude oil as polyethylene. The other half comes from the sheer inexhaustible reserves of rock salt. The controversy over the ecological consequences of PVC has become more objective. Health concerns about PVC additives such as plasticisers or stabilizers have been scientifically allayed. The currently established mechanical recycling processes will in future be replaced with feedstock recycling processes.Beitrag auf Deutsch lesen
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