SAPRO Snippets

Save the Date for The Recycled Plastic Product of the Year Awards-19 September 2019!

It’s that time again, when we host the Recycled Plastic Product of the Year Awards aimed at raising awareness and showcasing  the wide variety of ingenious products that are locally designed and manufactured using recycled plastics. The event is a cornerstone of SAPRO’s strategy to grow the demand for plastic recyclate, and help improve market [...]

By | February 13th, 2019|SAPRO Snippets|0 Comments

Book your place at the South African Design for Recycling Indaba

The D4RI will be hosted on 13 March 2019 as a part of the Propak Africa 2019 event. This event is being spearheaded by the World-Wide Fund for Nature (WWF-SA) and the South African Plastics Recycling Organisation (SAPRO)- and forms part of several activities being hosted, with support from the Ellen MacArthur Foundation (EMF) and [...]

By | February 13th, 2019|SAPRO Snippets|0 Comments

Call for partners for the commitment to the co-development of a South African Plastics Pact

The Ellen MacArthur Foundation (EMF), in collaboration with UN Environment, has launched an international New Plastics Economy Global Commitment to eliminate plastic waste at source. The Global Commitment has been signed by 250+ organisations, representing 20% of all plastic packaging produced globally. In support of this global commitment and achieve the shared vision of a [...]

By | February 13th, 2019|SAPRO Snippets|0 Comments

2018 Coastal Clean up results- clean sweep of our coasts!

This year’s International Coastal Cleanup report s now available for consumption- thank you to all who made this project such a success. 2018 RSA International Coastal Cleanup Report - Condensed version

By | December 7th, 2018|SAPRO Snippets, Uncategorized|0 Comments

Save the date-Design for Recycling Workshop: 13 March 2019!

We are excited to advise that SAPRO has partnered with WWF and Propak to host a Design for Recycling workshop on 13 March 2019 as a part of Propak Africa 2019- Africa’s largest packaging trade exhibition attracting over 15000 local and international visitors.   The day long  workshop, offers hands on learning and engagement with [...]

By | December 7th, 2018|SAPRO Snippets|0 Comments

SAPRO launches the South African Design for Recycling Indaba

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. [...]

By | October 31st, 2018|SAPRO Snippets|0 Comments

Feedback on the Paper and Packaging Industry Waste Management Plan

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 [...]

By | October 19th, 2018|SAPRO Snippets|0 Comments

SAPRO unveils contemporary new brand identity at AGM

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 [...]

By | October 19th, 2018|SAPRO Snippets|0 Comments

Die Groot Ontbyt – Interview 5th of June 2018

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  

By | June 5th, 2018|SAPRO Snippets|0 Comments

SAPRO attended FIRST Thursday – May 2018

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 [...]

By | May 3rd, 2018|SAPRO Snippets|0 Comments