No immediate power tariff impact, but first court ruling portends material future hikes The Eskom tariff increase for 2020/21 tabled before lawmakers this week provides no scope for any further hikes this year beyond those already sanctioned for April 1 by the National Energy Regulator of South Africa (Nersa) in previous price determinations and […]
Imagine Life without Plastics
Monthly articles in Educational Magazine Minimag
Education is of the utmost importance in changing behaviour in a society. Plastics|SA’s 2019 series of articles in Minimag Educational Magazine reached learners from all sectors of South Africa, teaching about the importance of our environment in a fun and memorable way!
Educational Social Media Campaign
Our educational Social Media Campaign appeared on Instagram, Facebook, Linkedin and the www.plasticsinfo.co.za blog during the months August – December 2019 and reached a whopping 225 000 readers.
When developing transport solutions, designers strive to find the ideal balance between high material performance, competitive pricing, style, comfort, safety, fuel efficiency and minimal environmental impact. Innovative plastics are a key contributor, because: Plastic components weigh 50 percent less than similar components made from other materials, which means a 25 to 35% improvement in fuel economy. For every kilogram […]
The use of plastics in agriculture helps farmers increase crop production, improve food quality and reduce the ecological footprint of their activity. Not only do plastics allow for vegetables and fruits to be grown throughout the year, no matter the season, these products are also usually of better quality than those grown in an open […]
Pro-plastics Social Media Campaign
All New “Plastics Packaging: a ‘must have’ or a ‘nice to have’?” Campaign
In order to counter the many anti-plastics packaging messages that have filled the social media space in recent months, Plastics|SA recently released a series of pro-plastics messages on the various social media platforms.
Thanks to Facebook, Instagram, Twitter, Snapchat, Pinterest and Linkedin, our social media advertising campaign, which was aired during the months of November, December 2018 and January 2019, reached a whopping 5 858 724 consumers over the 3 months. That’s almost 6 000 000 people who are now more aware of the value of this material and the misconceptions that surround it.
It’s difficult to imagine life without plastic, but it’s up to us to be responsible when disposing of it. Remember to reduce, reuse and recycle wherever possible.
After all, Plastics don’t litter… People DO!