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Join the Million Plus recycling initiative
Polyco, a South African not-for-profit organisation that aims to reduce the amount of polyolefin waste in landfills, has launched a[...]
PETCO releases guide to recyclable packaging design
The South African PET Recycling Company (PETCO) has released a guide to recyclable packaging design that will allow plastics manufacturers[...]
Bioplastics are not the same as biodegradable plastics
When it comes to plastic alternatives, there are two materials that consumers are likely to encounter; bioplastics and biodegradable plastics.[...]
How PS packaging is recycled in South Africa
Polystyrene (PS) is a highly popular packaging polymer, not just in South Africa but around the world, too. It is[...]
PS plastic successes in South Africa
Polystyrene (PS) is the sixth most widely recycled polymer in South Africa. This plastic is lightweight and durable - most[...]
Plastic packaging type 6 – PS
Plastics are highly valuable materials that make modern life possible. They keep our goods protected, our food fresh and are[...]
How PP packaging is recycled in South Africa
Polypropylene (PP) is one of the most widely-recycled packaging polymers in South Africa. It is used to manufacture dairy containers,[...]
PP plastic packaging successes
Polypropylene (PP) is the fourth most-widely recycled polymer in South Africa. This plastic is durable, versatile and readily available around[...]