Plastics Make It Possible

Plastics Are Part Of Everyday Life

Plastics Are Too Valuable To Waste.

Be Responsible. Recycle

Plastics Protect - They Are Safe

Reusable, Durable And Lightweight


Plastics|SA represents all sectors of the South African Plastics Industry including polymer producers and importers, converters, machine suppliers, fabricators and recyclers.

​Together with our associations, we play an active role in the growth and development of the SA industry and strive to address plastics related issues, influence role-players and make plastics the material of choice.


Protecting our Environment

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SONA 2020 - How does this impact the Plastics Industry?

On Thursday evening, 13 February 2020, millions of South Africans…

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Plastic packaging type 5 - PP

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How PE-LD plastic is recycled in South Africa

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Winner of Caroline Reid Award 2019 announced

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A brief history of the major plastic polymers

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Four cool facts about plastics recycling

The main benefit of most plastics is that they are recyclable.…