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Tag: Plastics

UK plastic waste being dumped and burned in Turkey, says Greenpeace

UK plastic waste is being exported to Turkey and then illegally dumped and burned, according to a report. Greenpeace said about 40% - or 210 000 tons - of the UK's plastic waste...

Bank’s switch to recyclable payment cards will reduce CO2 and tons of plastic

HSBC is introducing sustainable payment cards which by the end of 2026 it will eliminate single-use PVC plastic, in favour of recycled PVC plastic (rPVC). The programme - which includes HSBC’s debit, credit...

Foreword for 2019 plastics recycling survey

John Wesley Hyatt invented the world’s first synthetic polymer in 1869 after he took up the challenge to develop a substitute for ivory. At the time, the growing popularity of billiards...

Developing a roadmap for the managing of plastic waste in SA

Industry leaders and stakeholders meet at plastics colloquium 2020. Key role-players in the plastics manufacturing, collection and recycling industries, the Department of Environment, Forestry and Fisheries (DEFF) and other interested parties participated...

Plastics Industry shows it support for waste pickers during COVID-19 lockdown

South Africa has close to 60 000 waste pickers who play a substantial role in the country’s waste management industry. As part of the country’s informal waste sector, they help recover...


Quo Vadis? SA’s trillion-rand water infrastructure backlog

Virtual Event Round Table, Thursday 29 July 2pm-4pm This is the first of CBN’s series of three exclusive round table discussion addressing the critical...


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