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Recycling & Green Initiatives

Installers urged to push window recycling

Rehau is encouraging window installers to proactively promote window recycling to homeowners

Dow set to introduce carbon-neutral silicones programme

Dow, a specialist in material sciences, is due to introduce a commercially available service for carbon-neutral silicones in building facades

Morley Glass triples glass recycling capacity

Morley Glass has installed new, automated machinery, to process waste glass from Uni-Blinds

Thermocill turns to hemp, to further reduce carbon emissions

Thermocill could be made entirely from hemp, its manufacturers claim, after recent trials

Freefoam makes sustainability milestone

Freefoam Building Products now sends no site waste to landfill

Reynaers sponsors ‘Green Heroes’

Reynaers at Home sponsors Kevin McCloud’s ‘Green Heroes’ at the ‘Grand Designs Live’ event, which begins today

Steel windows: the sustainable and stylish choice

The Steel Window Association highlights sustainable benefits

EU plastics body calls for fairer recycling responsibility

The EU trade association representing European Plastics Converters has called for shared responsibility in order to meet recycling targets

Rehau reports 97,000 tonnes of CO2 savings

Polymer specialists Rehau has reported saving 97,000 tonnes of CO2 in 2020, highlighting the business' commitment to sustainable techniques

“Recycling has put us in an incredibly strong position”

Neil Evans, managing director of the systems company Veka, provides a business update