PVC plastic gumboots

PVC plastic successes in South Africa

Polyvinyl chloride (PVC) is the fifth most-widely recycled polymer…
PVC irrigation pipes

Plastic packaging type 3 – PVC

Plastics are highly-valuable materials that make modern life…
Recycled traffic cone made from PE-HD packaging

How PE-HD packaging is recycled in South Africa

High-density polyethylene (PE-HD) is a commonly used packaging…
PE-HD plastic spray bottle

PE-HD plastic packaging successes

High-density polyethylene (PE-HD) is the third most-widely recycled…
Plastic milk bottles made from PE-HD

Plastic packaging type 2 – PE-HD

Plastics are valuable materials that make modern life possible,…
PET packaging identification code on bottom of water bottle

How PET packaging is recycled in South Africa

Polyethylene terephthalate (PET) is a common packaging polymer…
PET plastic water bottle

PET plastic packaging successes

One of the most common plastic packaging polymers is polyethylene…
PET plastic bottle

Plastic packaging type 1 – PET

Plastic packaging is a valuable part of any product, whether…
Plastic packaging alternatives may be worse for the marine environment

Plastic packaging alternatives may be worse for the marine environment

A committee of United Kingdom members of parliament (MPs) has…
Plastic packaging around medical supplies

Why medical plastic packaging is so important

Doctors, nurses, hospital patients and lab technicians can be…
Plastic packaging around cookies

The benefits of plastic packaging

Plastics are highly valuable materials that make modern life…
Polyco recycling initiative Packa-Ching

Recycling plastic presents income opportunities for South Africans

One of the best motivating forces for recycling plastic waste…