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…
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…
“During 2014 alone, 950 tonnes of polystyrene were recycled thanks to the growing number of players who are using rPS to build everything from low cost houses to designer homes…”
Increased use of PS as packaging material
Collect-a-Can urges all schools to take their eco-conscious spirit to the next level and enter the popular National Schools Competition that runs annually from 01 February to 31 October. Schools that have already entered are hard at work in collecting as many used cans as possible to stand a chance to win their share of R788 800.
The competition teaches learners that recycling and taking care of the environment can be fun, while providing schools with…
Johannesburg – Tuesday, 17 April 2012 –
Entering an arena where factory recyclers generally fear to tread, a local recycling firm has engaged in the somewhat unusual exercise of a recycled PET brand overhaul. In recognising the rising need to inspire both the public and packaging manufacturers to advocate the use of recycled polyethylene terephthalate (PET) resin in their food packaging, PETCO member Extrupet wants to kill two birds with one stone: increase market demand…
The think ‘outside the can’ challenge kicks off on Monday, 01 June 2015.
The popular annual CAN Craze Competition encourages learners across South Africa to create the craziest and most imaginative artworks from 300 or more used cans to stand a chance to win their share of R60 000.
The Collect-a-Can CAN Craze Competition runs from 01 June to 30 September 2015, turning unsightly and unhealthy litter that usually ends up at landfills into beautiful and…
Johannesburg, April 16, 2015. The Southern African Vinyls Association hosted its Annual General Meeting in Midrand, Johannesburg yesterday. Addressing the captains of the local PVC industry, media and other interested parties who were in attendance, SAVA Chief Executive Officer Delanie Bezuidenhout highlighted some of the strides the association had made this past year.
“Looking back at this past year, it was without a doubt one of the most challenging years our industry has…