Building & Construction
Building & Construction materials represent over the 10 million tonnes of plastic products in the European market. They are increasingly replacing traditional materials due to their inherent benefits.
Most plastics are not only easy to maintain - or even require no maintenance at all - they also have a very long lifespan and therefore enable our economy to safe valuable resources.
Plastics also make a great contribution to the saving of energy, as plastic foams are widely used for thermal insulation. Should the end of their lifecycle finally be reached, are the plastic products used for construction well recyclable.
Scroll down to read more about the advantages and many applications of plastics in the building and construction sector.
energy savings compared to alternative insulation materials.
30 - 50
years lifespan of plastics in construction
less consumption due to proper insulation