POLYCO gives a much needed “hands-up” to worthy collectors
POLYCO, the Polyolefin Recycling Company (NPC), has announced the names of the 12 collectors of post-consumer polyolefin waste that will be receiving a total of R4.6million in grants and interest-free loans.
As part of POLYCO’s mandate to promote and grow the collection and recycling of post-consumer PP, HDPE, LDPE and LLDPE packaging materials, as is required in terms of the Packaging Industry obligations to the…
“A text book example for other municipalities to follow”
Cape Town, 21 September 2015. The City of Cape Town and Mpact Plastic Containers were awarded the SAPRO Trophy for the Recycled Product of the Year for their Fifty/50 Wheelie Bin that was entered in the Recycled Content Category.
The gala awards ceremony took place at Spier Wine Estate in Stellenbosch earlier tonight, as one of the highlights of this week’s Clean-Up and Recycle…
Cape Town, August 26, 2015– POLYCO, the non-profit Polyolefin Recycling Company, has just released a series of five informative and fun YouTube-style videos to explain the importance of plastics recycling, how to recycle, what not to recycle, and the various different products that recycled plastics get made into.
According to POLYCO Chief Executive Officer, Mandy Naudé, each video is only approximately 3 minutes in length and features the dynamic and funny sister duo,…
Jimi currently recycles 20 tons of polystyrene per month
that goes into decorative picture frames and mouldings sold
throughout South Africa, and will soon need in excess of 100 tons per month
to keep up with the demand.
Cape Town, 8 July 2015.
In Afrikaans there is a well-known saying which says n "‘n Boer maak ‘n plan”. Literally translated, it means a farmer makes a plan, and refers to a farmer’s…
The Polystyrene Packaging Council (PSPC) of South Africa is proud to unveil its new-look website hosted on www.polystyrenepackaging.co.za
The new site has been designed to be a virtual showcase of the various applications of recycled polystyrene that have been developed in South Africa. Visitors to the site will be able to navigate to pages that explain the four projects that echo the primary focus areas of the PSPC:
•Project Build– explains how recycled…
SAVA HELPS KEEP COUNTRY’S HOMELESS WARM AND DRY THIS WINTER BY SUPPORTING THE STREET SLEEPER PROJECT
Cape Town, June 17, 2015. This winter, the Southern African Vinyls Association (SAVA) will be helping the Street Sleeper project keep hundreds of homeless people warm and dry by donating a much-needed industrial sewing machine used to convert used PVC billboards into waterproof, windproof survival sleeping bags.
Practical help and support where it counts
“We have begun the process of supporting social entrepreneur Oliver Brain with his ‘From Billboard to Bag’ initiative…