SONA 2020 - How does this impact the Plastics Industry?

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On Thursday evening, 13 February 2020, millions of South Africans…

Polystyrene successes in South Africa

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Polystyrene (PS) is the sixth most widely recycled polymer in…

Plastic packaging type 5 - PP

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Modern life as we know it would not be possible without plastics…

How PE-LD plastic is recycled in South Africa

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Low-density polyethylene (PE-LD) is the most widely-recycled…
Are bioplastics the next big thing for packaging?

Bioplastics are not the same as biodegradable plastics

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When it comes to plastic alternatives, there are two materials…

Winner of Caroline Reid Award 2019 announced

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Alison Bryant of the Keep Plett Campaign is the winner of the…
A brief history of the major plastic polymers

A brief history of the major plastic polymers

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Plastics are such a vital part of modern life; we have become…
Four cool facts about plastics recycling

Four cool facts about plastics recycling

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The main benefit of most plastics is that they are recyclable.…
Tetra Pak launches first plant-based bioplastic packaging

Tetra Pak launches first plant-based bioplastic packaging

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Tetra Pak, the multinational food packaging and processing company,…
Surprising facts about plastics and the environment

Surprising facts about plastics and the environment

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It’s undeniable that plastics play a huge part in our daily…
Top tips for using plastics to store leftover food

Top tips for using plastics to store leftover food

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Plastics are the perfect material for storing leftover food and…