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Eco-friendly bio-plastic bags

Shopping bags cause pollution and are hardful to animals and plants. Keitumetsi Maelangwe, co-founder of Green Spawn has decided to produce an eco-friendly bio-plastic, that completely dissolves in warm water. Source:...

Pilot plastic road completed in Jeffreys Bay

SA’s first plastic road was completed in Jeffreys Bay on Wednesday. The 300m pilot stretch of Woltemade Street in the heart of the Eastern Cape holiday town began in March after mayor Horatio Hendricks agreed to the project and Scottish...

What is the cost of NOT recycling?

Industry experts are calling for consumers to learn about the environmental benefits of recycling.   Michelene Locke, sales director at ITB Flexible Packaging Solutions (ITB), a Novus Holdings company, says that consumers need to understand why...

The war against plastics

The local plastics industry is cleaning up the environment and removing plastic litter from rivers, streams, oceans and neighbourhoods this annual Clean-up and Recycle SA Week. Source:...

Clean up and recycle SA week has kicked off

The local plastics industry will once again demonstrate its commitment to cleaning up the environment and removing plastics litter from our rivers, streams, oceans and neighbourhoods with it’s annual Clean-up and Recycle SA Week. It is taking...