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Delta Environmental Centre (DEC) is truly honoured to have won a KUDU Award from S A National Parks at a prestigious function held at the C S I R Conference Centre in Pretoria on 16 October 2015.
The Award in the “Environmental Education and Capacity Building” category, was awarded to DEC “in recognition of our commitment and wide reach in developing young people and also imparting environmental knowledge to different communities and schools”.…
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“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…
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Johannesburg, 19 October 2015.Products made from PVC (Polyvinyl chloride) could be hard to recycle. Although South Africa saw a 3.9 % increase in the total amount of PVC diverted from landfill in 2014 (18 488 tons), vinyl is still often, and wrongly, regarded as being not-recyclable. However, SAPRO’s Recycled Product of the Year Awards which took place in Stellenbosch recently, proved that there is a growing market for recycled vinyl products.…
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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…
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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…
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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…