Plastics are such a vital part of modern life; we have become unaware of how much we rely on them every day. However, many plastic polymers have only been around for a few decades. Life before these innovative materials was very different. They have made modern living simpler and safer, thanks to their durability, affordability […]
2019 In the media
Imagine Life without Plastics
Monthly articles in Educational Magazine Minimag
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.
The main benefit of most plastics is that they are recyclable. We can keep existing materials in circulation and reuse most plastic products over and over again. Plastics are a valuable material – they are cheap to manufacture and are used in every aspect of daily life. They also require little energy to produce and […]
Tetra Pak, the multinational food packaging and processing company, has become the first business in the industry to use plant-based bioplastic packaging. These polymers are created from sugarcane and form part of Tetra Pak’s commitment to follow ethical and responsible business practices, called the ‘Planet Positive’ initiative. This initiative encourages industry stakeholders to take […]
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!