South Africa has some of the highest recycling rates in the world. We recycle more plastic than many of the European countries, but what happens to non-recyclable plastic waste? Often it is sent to landfill, but a new process is being developed that can turn this waste into sustainable building blocks for construction. The Centre […]
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.
A world without plastics would be a world of accelerated environmental degradation. Banning plastics would mean that we would have to use alternatives and all of these require more energy to produce and transport. Please watch the latest video produced and released by Plastics|SA that tells the other side of the story: namely how a world […]
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!