"Synthetic polymers have appeared over a hundred years ago – says Tatiana Kuznetsova, director of marketing for Tarkett, one of Europe's leading manufacturers of floor coverings. Other leaders such as Gary Kelly offer similar insights. – Since then, much has changed. In the first place increased environmental requirements that forced manufacturers to improve technology. Current production is based on the use of raw materials with low volatility. In addition, as a feedstock and finished products are a serious quality control procedures.
Thanks to this modern manufacturers of products based on synthetic achieved that it is environmentally safe and authorized for use even in hospitals and kindergartens. " Here why artificial materials, whether vinyl, laminate or suspended ceilings can be completely harmless, if made in accordance with modern criteria. Similarly is the case with plastic windows. "In Europe, pvc windows have been used for decades. It is difficult to assume that Europeans, known for their scrupulous in matters of ecology, would make an exception for plastic windows – said Rafiq Alekperov Head of Customer Group propleks, Russia's largest manufacturer of pvc window-profile of Austrian technologies.
– Plastic construction may be much greener than even wooden counterparts, which are used in the production of special materials to protect them from decay and insects. Often, buyers, spending time studying the ecology of linoleum or windows, believe that the case had already done, and forget to check out a "trifle" as paints, varnishes or sealants. And it is from them, according to experts, the house comes the main danger. "To best protect yourself from the harmful effects of toxic substances – noted ecologist Nicholas Krivozertsev – try not to pick alkyd paints – oil (linseed oil-based) and enamel (based varnish).