to building sustainability awareness across the value chain in order to address our sustainability challenges. An important step towards achieving this objective is SAVA’S Product Stewardship Commitment (PSC) – a series of achievable commitments to address our industry’s environmental issues.
SAVA assists members, relevant authorities and experts to understand, characterise and address product stewardship issues associated with the life cycle of vinyl products. Members are also requested to inform SAVA about any significant environmental or health safety issues in connection with the manufacture, use or disposal of vinyl products.
The SAVA Product Stewardship Commitment is organised into the following four focus areas:
SAVA members are required to complete a Product Stewardship Commitment (PSC) Survey annually to confirm that they are actively working towards meeting the Association’s criteria which specifies sustainable manufacturing, the sustainable and responsible use of additives, closed loop management and a sustainability awareness. By completing and signing the PSC Survey, members are voluntarily committing themselves to:
SAVA members who are able to prove that they comply with the association’s Product Stewardship Commitment, are awarded the “Green Tick” Product Label.