We are excited to advise that SAPRO has partnered with WWF to launch the inaugural South African Design for Recycling Indaba. The Indaba builds on the shared vision of the partners to respond to the global shifts in single use plastics towards more sustainable packaging solutions and design innovation to facilitate recovery and recycling thereof. [...]
As you may be aware, paper and packaging has been declared a priority waste by government. On the 6 September 2018, Packaging SA submitted the Paper and Packaging Industry Waste Management Plan as instructed by the then Minister of Environmental Affairs as per Section 28 of the National Environmental Waste Act. See Gazette https://www.packagingsa.co.za/wp-content/uploads/2017/12/GG41303_nn1353-Call-for-IWMPs-6-Dec-2017.pdf Packaging SA’s [...]
We recently unveiled our new brand identity and logo to members at a well-attended AGM hosted on 13 August 2018 at PlasticsISA’s offices in Midrand. This fresh, innovative logo draws on visual elements that relate to the principle of a circular economy, positioning SAPRO as current and relevant. Aside from general governance issues, guests engaged [...]
We would like to thank the team at "Die Groot ontbyt" for giving us this opportunity once again giving us a medium to communicate. #Refuse#Reuse#Recycle https://youtu.be/Nw1ZvJcbW4c
Minister Alan Winde Mandy Naude-Polyco Minister Winde has provided a short welcome and introduction to the importance of recycling and its role in a greener, more [...]
SAPRO Chair Rudi Johannes and José Rodrigues Director of the Projects Department of Apemeta in Portugal signing a Cooperation Agreement between Apemeta and SAPRO on the 26th of April in Johannesburg. Apemeta is the Portuguese Association of Environmental Technology Companies. More information on www.apemeta.pt
Good day Recyclers and Friends following the major success of the SAPRO awards here are some published articles for your perusal.
Making bed bases from old car bumpers turned out to be anything but a rubbish idea for Graham Coleman and Gianni Nosenzo of Cycliq in Wadeville – two veterans of the bedding industry whose innovative Space Base Bed Base was awarded the SAPRO Trophy for the Best Recycled Product of the Year at the [...]
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The City of Cape Town: Integrated Waste Management By-law, 2009 as amended (2010 and 2016) aims, inter alia, to reduce/eliminate illegal dumping. It enforces an accreditation process for waste handlers to close the loop between the waste generator, the solid waste manager and the waste service provider to ensure that the waste is not ending [...]