Plastic windows have become a popular choice for homeowners due to their affordability, durability, and low maintenance requirements. However, the environmental impact of choosing plastic windows cannot be ignored.
Plastic, or vinyl, windows are made from polyvinyl chloride (PVC), a type of plastic that is derived from fossil fuels. The manufacturing process of PVC releases toxic chemicals and greenhouse gases into the atmosphere, contributing to air pollution and climate change. Additionally, PVC production requires the extraction of non-renewable resources, further depleting our planet’s natural reserves.read more