SAPRO Snippets

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

SAPRO Signs Cooperation Agreement between South Africa and Portugal

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

By | April 26th, 2018|SAPRO Snippets|0 Comments

SAPRO Awards Media Clippings

Good day Recyclers and Friends following the major success of the SAPRO awards here are some published articles for your perusal.

By | October 31st, 2017|SAPRO Snippets|0 Comments

SAPRO Awards for Best Recycled Product show ingenuity and “can-do” attitude of local recyclers

  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 [...]

By | September 26th, 2017|SAPRO Snippets|0 Comments