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Plastics Industry Helps Save Water and Deals with impact of Drought
As a nation facing the impact of drought and water shortages in many of our provinces, this sentiment has proven to be particularly true for the South African plastics industry.
Global Plastics Alliance Increases Membership and Worldwide Reach
International role players make important advances towards sustainability and marine litter solutions.
Plastic SA's Clean-up Crews - Environmental Footprint of Cape Town's two Major Sporting Events
The Plastics|SA Clean-Up Crews will once again help to ensure that the waste footprint of two of Cape Town’s biggest sporting events taking place in March this year.
Recycling Plastic Waste in KZN
Thousands of bags filled with litter were prevented from entering the sea off the KwaZulu-Natal coast this past month thanks to various beach-clean ups organized by the Plastics|SA Sustainability Division.
Plastics Recycling Figures - More South Africans Recycling
Growing Awareness of Recycling Resulting in More Post-consumer and Post-industrial Plastics Being Made Available for Reuse
Growth in Plastics Recycling Industry
Most notable being the 5,9% increase in the recycling rate of plastics and diversion of waste from the country’s landfills.
Facts About Polystyrene as a Packaging Medium
Mpact Versapak has engaged with the Polystyrene Association of South Africa to develop a campaign that will eliminate the many myths about polystyrene as a packaging medium and bring the facts to the forefront.
South Africans Urged to Recycle Their Polystyrene
and businesses urged to recycle their polystyrene as demand outstrips supply.
Polyoak Signs Pledge to Prevent Pellet Loss
Polyoak Packaging to reduce the amount of plastic pellets ending up in rivers and ultimately in the ocean, by signing a pledge to prevent resin pellet, flake and powder loss.
Sleeping Bags Made from Upcycled PVC
We upcycle PVC advertising billboards destined for landfill into survival sleeping bags.
Mpact Plastics Paper Recycling
Mpact Plastics Pinetown has turned their focus to paper recycling for the good of the communities in which they operate.
Polystyrene Recycling Takes Off in PE and Durban
Residents and businesses urged to recycle their polystyrene as demand outstrips supply.
International Coastal Clean-Up Day
Record Numbers of Volunteers Participate in 2017 International Coastal Clean-Up Day.
Dual Mpact for Wadeville Plant
With September heralding the onset of spring, the spotlight is firmly focused on the environment. Not only does nature begin to renew itself in September but it is also South Africa’s annual Clean-up & Recycling month, which highlights the need for everyone to protect the environment and recycle their waste.
Mpact Plastics Wadeville purchased manufacturing equipment to produce a new generation closure
Mpact sheds excess weight - Mpact Plastics Wadeville purchased manufacturing equipment to produce a new generation closure, known in the industry as a CSD8 closure, which is a substitute for the heavier CSD5 closure.
Propak Cape trade exhibition to showcase latest products and innovation
Visitors will have the opportunity to see the latest products being launched to market and to view machinery in action during live demonstrations.
So much more than Plastic Packaging
Innovation and value based product development is the forefront for most companies.
Aluminium cans and metal packaging Recycling
Aluminium and steel packaging are the world’s most recycled packaging and are literally worth their weight in gold.
CLEAN-UP AND RECYCLE WEEK SA 2017
Clean-up and Recycle SA Week is an annual initiative by the local plastics industry, supported and endorsed by the various packaging streams and retailers.
SA Plastics World Oceans Day Beach Clean Up uShaka
The South African plastics industry recently launched Operation Clean Sweep on World Oceans Day (8 June 2017) at the uShaka Marine World, Durban.
Green Liquid Additive Converts Plastic to Biodegradable Wax Avoiding Centuries of Post Use Litter
A new liquid additive from Riverdale Global instantly alters the polymer structure of plastics during processing...
Recycled plastic product of the year competition
SAPRO is proud to announce the sixth prestigious competition, with the aim of acknowledging the wide variety of products that are locally manufactured using recycled materials.
Mpact Polymers - Producing Recycled PET - Savuka
Mpact Polymers, is a revolutionary state-of-the-art plant equipped to produce recycled PET, Savuka (Zulu for “revival”), for food and beverage packaging
Recycling non-hazardous PVC Hospital waste
SAVA to get South African hospitals and healthcare facilities to start separating & recycling non-hazardous PVC waste
International Coastal Clean-Up
20th year that South Africa participated in the annual International Coastal Clean-Up
Plastics SA TV Commercial
Plastics SA launch television commercial as part of Clean-Up and Recycle SA Week
International Coastal Cleanup Day
20th year that South Africa is actively participating in the International Coastal Clean-Up Day (ICC)
Plastics|SA Key findings for the 2015 plastics recycling figures
POLYCO : State of South African polyolefins recycling industry
K2016 Expert Report - Plenty of potential for Plastics Recycling
'EVENT GREENING' at events to educate public about Littering & Plastic Recycling
PLASTICS|SA Clean-up Teams Report Visible Drop in Litter at 2016 Pick N Pay Cape Argus Cycle Race
UPCYCLED PVC PRODUCTS ENJOY THE SPOTLIGHT AT ANNUAL RECYCLING AWARDS
11th China International Recycled Polyester and PET Packaging Conference & Exhibition
Polyco announce collectors of polyolefin waste to receive funding
City of Cape Town and Mpact Plastic Containers awarded Recycled Product of the Year award for Wheelie Bin
Polyco launches series of informative plastics recycling videos.
SAVA Releases Results of Second PSP Survey - Targets are being met
POLYCO PLANS TO INVEST R9 MILLION IN RECYCLING PROJECTS
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