Entries by Dianne Blumberg

Collaboration with outlying communities

Sustainable Coastal Clean-ups have thankfully become a popular activity as more and more people become aware of the state of our urban environment.  This is critical, as this is where most marine debris in South Africa originates from. However, in the dry and windswept areas of the Northern Cape, large stretches of coastline, near mining […]

Launch of KZN Marine Waste Network

Plastics SA played a key role in launching the KZN Marine Waste Network South Coast that took place at the Amanzimtoti Lagoon on 14 March 2020. The event attracted 150 participants who joined in a clean-up at the lagoon to celebrate the network’s launch, removing more than 200 bags of litter from the area in […]

Fishing Line Bin Project has a new Sponsor!

Our hugely successful fishing line bin project has a new sponsor for pipes, in the form of MacNeil Plastics who graciously donated 120 m PVC pipes, 200 bends, 200 Stop and Spigot plugs, 500 wall plugs and S-nails for the venture which will soon be expanding to the rest of South Africa’s coastline, rivers and […]