Controversial pipe LCA claims concrete is better than PVC

Concrete sewer pipes have a markedly better environmental performance than PVC pipes across a range of impacts, according to a life cycle assessment (LCA) published by the Dutch association of concrete pipe manufacturers, VPB.1 Its case has been weakened by a refusal to publish key raw data, but the study adds to the PVC industry's problems in portraying its product as environmentally benign.

Sorry you do not have access to this article. Please contact Customer Support at
report@ends.co.uk
or call 020 8267 8120