California Department of Resources Recycling and Recovery (CalRecycle) 

About this Publication: Health Concerns and Environmental Issues with PVC-Containing Building Materials in Green Buildings: Review of Current Practices and Trends in the Use, Recycling, and Disposal of PVC-Containing Building Materials

Title: Health Concerns and Environmental Issues with PVC-Containing Building Materials in Green Buildings: Review of Current Practices and Trends in the Use, Recycling, and Disposal of PVC-Containing Building Materials
Date Published on the Web: 10/18/2006
Document Date: 10/1/2006
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Publication Type: Report
Publication Number: 431-2006-0016
Description: Presents results of a survey of existing scientific literature regarding the manufacture, use, recycling, and ultimate disposal of polyvinyl chloride (PVC) in the built environment. The survey, funded by the California Integrated Waste Management Board to help guide policy decisions regarding the use of PVC, was conducted by the California Office of Environmental Health Hazard Assessment.
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