Recycling in Action

The PETCO awards were originally created to honour and celebrate the achievements of individuals, companies and organisations that have made extraordinary contributions to the recycling of post-consumer PET in South Africa. Last year they introduced a special category of awards called the CEO awards. This is an award category specifically reserved by the PETCO CEO […]

Register now for the 2019 International Coastal Clean-up.

It is a little over a month to go to the International Coastal Cleanup.  Next week, we will be doing our first distribution drive, delivering support material as far as East London and you will shortly receive information  about when you will be receiving your requested support and material. We have also received a generous […]

Operation ‘Cleanup Durban’ a huge success!

The South African plastics industry has one again proved that we don’t merely pay lip service when it comes to looking after the environment – we act on our promises! Under the guidance of Plastics|SA’s Sustainability Director, Douw Steyn, supported by the KZN Waste Network and various other organisations and institutions, more than 300 tons […]

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 […]

Plastics SA and industry partners team up to #BeatPlasticsPollution

Plastics SA recently collaborated with the Clean Surf Project (CSP), the Shoprite Group, Toti Beach Management and Sapphire Coast Tourism to clean up Toti Lagoon on Saturday, 8 June.  Plastics SA, together with industry partners PETCO, POLYCO, SAVA, the Polystyrene Association, Sasol and Verigreen provided plastic refuse bags and gloves to collect and remove the […]

Plastics|SA raises awareness about keeping plastics pollution out of the environment

Plastics|SA used its participation in Sustainability Week (5-7 June 2018), World Environment Day (5 June 2018) and World Oceans Day (9 June) to raise awareness about the importance of keeping plastics pollution out of the environment.

New Litter Boom for Umhlanga River

Plastics|SA recently joined forces with environmentalists north of Durban, to fight ocean pollution by installing a litter boom at the Umhlanga lagoon. The boom was designed to trap litter and prevent it from entering the ocean and was launched in celebration of World Oceans Day on Friday.

Plastics enable Handicapped divers

Handicapped divers are now able to enjoy the taste of freedom and the joys of diving at the Miracle Waters Dive Centre, thanks to a generous sponsorship by Pioneer Plastics and coordination by Plastics|SA.

Project Butterfly launches in Tembisa

Project Butterfly was developed to address one of South Africa’s most pressing and visible environmental issues which is litter. Our business recognizes its role in ensuring that the end use of the packaging product, is disposed of in a responsible and sustainable way.