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Winners of the Best Recycled Products 2012

At a swanky function Gallagher Estate in Midrand, 37 entries into the best recycled product of the year, hosted by the South African Plastics Recyclers Organisation (Sapro), with the support of Plastics|SA and the Packaging Council of South Africa...

Court issues ultimatum to tyre producers

After the judgement by the Gauteng North High Court on Monday that the application by the South African Tyre Recycling Process (SATRP) and Bridgestone for an interdict against Edna Molewa was dismissed, the SATRP reported that their legal team will...

Local paper recycling growing strong

Mpact Recycling reports that paper recycling has grown almost exponentially, with the volume of paper recovered for recycling in South Africa increasing by almost a third in the last ten years. At this rate, it can be around 63% by 2017. This,...

Gearing up for Clean-up Week

National Recycling and Clean-up Week has seen South African companies in the industry pull together and come out in their droves with various projects. Cape-based Tuffy Brands, which manufacturers of 100% recycled refuse bags, signed a partnership...

All green roads lead to Ekurhuleni

The Ekurhuleni municipality is showing other metros how it is done. This week is Arbour Week in South Africa (1 September to 7 September) and they are planting 1 250 trees in Duduza, as part of the remembrance of the tornado that hit the area a...

Government to oppose SATRP application

The Minister of Water and Environmental Affairs Edna Molewa and Environmental Affairs Director General Nosipho Ngcaba will oppose an application by the South African Tyre Recycling Process Company NPC (SATRP) and Bridgestone South Africa (Pty) Ltd,...

Ground breaking research by the plastics industry

The Manufacturing, Engineering and Related Services Education and Training Authority (merSETA), in association with Plastics SA, has launched an innovative pilot study with the aim of developing a better understanding of the shape and size of the...