PVC is the third most consumed plastic in the world. It is mainly used in the building sector for about 2/3 of its consumption.
PVC is stemming from salt for 57% and from petroleum products for 43% (the refinery residuum, resulting from the refining performed to process petroleum into heavy oil, is used).
The companies members of Murs PvcPRO involve in the protection of the environment through several commitments:
The ISO 14001 certification is the guarantee that the environment is taken into account in all manufacturing stages (increase of internal recycling, waste reduction, management of releases to water and air).
Attributed after a meticulous audit of the site and valid for three years, the standard certifies that a rigorous follow-up of the environmental aspects as well as of a series of measures aiming at protecting the environment have actually been put in place.
The HQE® (high environmental quality) approach is the only environmental approach that: