Collection and sorting schemes
A variety of systems
Even before Vinyl 2010, the PVC industry was gathering experience of recycling installation waste, and had been extending operations to collect and recycle post-consumer products wherever this was viable. With the launch of Vinyl 2010 (followed by VinylPlus® in 2011) these schemes were expanded, and new ones were also initiated. See vinylplus.eu.
An appropriate collection system is the prerequisite for an effective, long-term programme. A variety of systems exist: