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Plastics|SA represents all sectors of the South African Plastics Industry including polymer producers and importers, converters, machine suppliers, fabricators and recyclers.

​Together with our associations, we play an active role in the growth and development of the SA industry and strive to address plastics related issues, influence role-players and make plastics the material of choice.


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Extended Producer Responsibility

Industry News

Do you re-use your PP? Research reveals all

Research has highlighted that a significant proportion of consumers…

What do the numbers on plastic products mean?

Have you ever seen the symbols on plastic products that look…

Become a part of the circular economy: reuse, recycle, recover!

A circular economy is a new way of looking at product life cycles…
PS takeaway food container

All About Plastics: Polystyrene facts

What is PS? Polystyrene is a lightweight polymer that comes…
PP ice cream container

What is Polypropylene?

Plastic packaging keeps our goods protected, and is vital for…
Plastic packaging type 4 - PE-LD

All About Plastics: What is PE-LD?

Plastics are highly valuable materials that make modern life…
PVC irrigation pipes

All About Plastics: What is PVC?

What is PVC? PVC is one of the most popular and oldest…

All About Plastics… What is PE-HD?

To understand more about plastic packaging, we will shed…