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Tag: Plastics|SA

Plastics industry – cleaning up the environment

THE South African plastics industry’s collection and recycling initiatives are having a positive effect on lessening the amount of plastic waste in the environment and society. This is evidenced by the...

Plastics industry releases latest recycling figures

PLASTICS SA, the umbrella body representing the local plastics industry, has just released the official plastic recycling stats for the year ending 31 December 2020.  Each year, data is collected from...

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 comments on SONA

The plastics industry makes a valuable contribution to the country’s output growth and employment with a multiplier effect of 3.7 % for every job created and 3.5 % for every Rand...

#PlasticFreeJuly: Plastics: villain, victim or too valuable to waste?

Each year, millions of people around the world are encouraged to refuse single-use plastics as part of “Plastic Free July”. According to the organisers of this campaign, their aim and vision...


The energy morass

CBN Editor Robin Hayes asks if foreign funded vested interests are at play. IT beggars belief that we have endured loadshedding for more than 14...


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