PVC pipes for a resilient Europe
Climate change requires smart water management to cope with water stress, droughts and increasing rainfall. At the same time, a rapid transition to renewable energy is necessary if Europe is to achieve its climate objectives. We also need to grow more food for more people on farmland that is turned into cities at rapid speed. PVC pipes have a key role to play in addressing major sustainability challenges.
Connecting Sustainability and Innovation – PVC4Pipes Conference 2022
Sustainable innovations and advances in technical performance in the European PVC pipes sector were presented at the second PVC4Pipes conference in Bologna on 6 October 2022, taking the theme ‘Connecting Sustainability and Innovation.'
Upcycled pipes for kitchen gardening and community building in Rwanda
Rwanda has a long tradition for urban agriculture. At the same time, the rapid urbanisation and many ongoing water infrastructure projects result in installation waste that can potentially be reused for urban farming. Together with two local NGOs, Garden to Connect Rwanda is currently developing a pilot project that turns waste into plant containers, available for all.
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