About: Hans Telgen

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TEPPFA Forum 2015 – Market challenges and Policy discussion

Full day panel discussion and presentations from high level EU officials, industry representative and CEO’s. Market challenges and EU policies on the construction sector were the key issues discussed.
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Achieving Environmental and Sustainability goals – Does recycling improve air quality?

Sustainable development depends on real commitments and actions, by real people in the real world – statement from 2002 Johannesburg Earth Summit Declaration. Several voluntary commitments where mentioned at Rio +20 as good practice of industry moving towards improved sustainability. VinylPlus was one of these initiatives. VinylPlus is also referenced in the Green Paper on Plastic Waste published by European Commission on the 7th of March 2013.

Industry chief: Pricing, policies should promote water efficiency

Having safe drinking water should be a basic human right, but consumers and governments also have a duty to set a price high enough to encourage efficiency, says Hans Telgan, who heads Europe’s plastic pipe industry trade association TEPPFA.
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Climate change 16-05-2012

Water Efficiency: What role for infrastructure?

The European Commission is expected to issue a 'Blueprint for Safeguarding Europe's Water' in 2012. The aim of this policy initiative is to introduce a 'water-saving culture' in Europe building on the Roadmap to a Resource Efficient Europe. The paper will focus on increasing water savings, emphasising agriculture, water supply infrastructures and buildings.
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