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End-of-life Environmental Issues with PVC in Australia

Prepared by Dr. John Scheirs,
ExcelPlas Polymer Technology (EPT) for
Environment Australia, June 2003


  1. Download the report as a PDF file
  2. Objectives, Scope and Methodology
  3. Summary
  4. Summary Recommendations and Suggested Responsibilities
  5. The PVC Industry and its Products
  6. Environmental Impacts of Additives Used in PVC
  7. Current End-of-Life Management of PVC
  8. Recommendations and Suggestions
  9. References
  10. Glossary
  11. Appendix A
  12. Appendix B

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