Posts Tagged ‘ European Union ’

Vinyl Institute Warns of New Focus on Production and Transport of Plastics

Jan 22nd, 2024

The Vinyl Institute (VI) announced a second year of post-consumer PVC recycling grants last week. Officials say the program is dedicated to advancing recycling practices nationwide, including among door and window companies. VI has dedicated $1 million per year to help grow PVC recycling programs for post-consumer materials. For doors and windows, officials are eying […]

FGIA Sessions Alert Members About the Possible Impacts of Programs Targeting Plastics Pollution

Jun 15th, 2023

The Fenestration and Glazing Industry Alliance‚Äôs (FGIA) Summer Conference took place this week in Vancouver, B.C., where numerous sessions raised the alarm for initiatives that have the potential to impact door and window manufacturers. A renewed focus on reducing global plastics pollution in the U.S. and abroad could carry ramifications for PVC products. In a […]

NGA Conference Puts Spotlight on COVID-19 Impacts on the Glass Industry

Jul 29th, 2020

It was a conference with a whole new look and the cause of that new look was also its unwelcome star. The COVID-19 pandemic was a major focus on the first day of the virtual (online) National Glass Association (NGA) Glass Conference, which provided several different perspectives on how the disease has impacted the glass […]