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With such an emphasis on recycling influencing our daily lives, recycling old PVC-U windows should be second nature for installers. Not yet, says Stuart Stockley, MD of VEKA Recycling, but we are getting there.
With the government controversially postponing the phasing out of diesel and petrol cars and gas boilers, Stuart Stockley, managing director of VEKA Recycling, says there is still much to focus on that is already being done.
As part of the company’s ongoing commitment to drive the efficiency and sustainability of its PVC-U recycling service, VEKA Recycling has opened a Northern consolidation hub, whilst also introducing IGU collection through a pilot scheme.
Stuart Stockley, MD of VEKA Recycling, says new research confirms homeowners expect proof that suppliers are truly green and that sustainability is more on trend than ever. But choosing the right partner is essential.
Having the most advanced PVC-U frame recycling facility in the UK isn’t enough on its own. It has to be easier to access. Now we are making it easier to access, says Stuart Stockley, MD of VEKA Recycling.
Much has been written about how recycling PVC-U virgin offcuts and old frames is good for the environment and for business. These days there is an increasing number of options for PVC-U to be collected, recycled and then manufactured into new products. However, so much of what has been written has been theoretical.
Here at VEKA we dispose of unwanted and scrap uPVC from old window frames, doors, and anything else suitable from our methods. The result of the recycling process is our famed plastic pellets that can be used for a manner of applications and are key in the sustainable future of home improvement.
Stuart Stockley, MD of VEKA Recycling, says embracing PVC-U recycling will bring just rewards at every link in the home improvement supply chain.
Sustainability is undeniably a buzzword in the current socio-economic climate, but how much substance is behind the buzz? The answer is a lot, says VEKA Recycling’s Simon Scholes, who believes any installer not yet recycling their frames responsibly will soon have to face the music.
Veka Compounds highlights the need for solid audit trails, quality recycled goods and unproblematic availability to drive plastics forward in the new world of sustainability.