“Safe drinking water is a prerequisite for protecting public health and all human activity. Properly treated waste water is vital for preventing disease and protecting the environment. The plastic pipe industry is therefore undoubtedly a critical sector that is relied upon by communities around the country for water distribution and sewage disposal, as well as […]
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.
Social distancing and good hygiene are two practices that are at the centre of the fight against COVID-19. Thousands of people living in Cape Town’s poorer communities and townships, however, do not have access to clean, running water in their homes in order to regularly wash their hands. In an effort to reduce the risk […]
Johannesburg, April 20, 2020. South Africa has close to 60 000 waste pickers who play a substantial role in the country’s waste management industry. As part of the country’s informal waste sector, they help recover recyclables from household waste streams, as well as waste materials sent to landfill sites. With the country in a national […]
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!