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PVC Pipes Become 'Ecologically Interesting'

9:46 AM MDT | March 31, 2009 | Alex Scott

Pipes made from polyvinyl chloride (PVC) stabilised with calcium zinc have been awarded the top Swiss classification of “ecologically interesting” by Eco-devis, an environmental services organisation. Eco-devis’s classification system takes into account the environmental performance of construction materials when choosing products for new buildings and includes energy consumption from conception to final production.   “We are delighted that the environmental credentials of PVC pipes have been recognised by such a respected...

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