Who is SA’s first recycler to sign the Operation Clean Sweep Pledge?

Tufflex Plastics Products has become the first plastics recycler in South Africa to sign the Operation Clean Sweep® (OCS) pledge – an international stewardship programme designed to prevent the loss of plastic resin, pellets, flakes, and powders and ensuring that this material is kept out of the marine environment. Over the past 26 years, Tufflex […]


Tucked away in the rural hills of Sabie, Contshe Cleaning and Housekeeping Services, has initiated a meaningful project called Akuhlalwa Nge Zandla (AKNZ).  Their concern about the environment sets a fine example for residents and learners who are steadily following in their footsteps and keeping litter where it belongs – on the way to a […]

Inkwazi Isu Project takes off in Amanzimtoti

As a response to the escalating global plastic pollution problem, a group of responsible corporate citizens partnered with civil society, local NGOs and government to address waste management challenges in the KZN South Coast Basin. A baseline study of the region was conducted by the South African Healthcare Foundation, to map out and ascertain the […]

Teaching our children well

MiniMag offers children of all cultural backgrounds a platform to express themselves and an opportunity for us to reach them in terms of education about plastics and recycling. They strive to stimulate, entertain and most importantly, educate at grassroots levels, hopefully changing behaviour for the future. PlasticsSA is proud to share with you our pages […]

ICC 2020 – Connect with Nature – clean up!

Covid 19 has brought with it an air of uncertainty.  Whilst we are not sure what the lockdown regulations will be on Saturday, 18 September, when the 2020 International Coastal Clean-up is scheduled to take place, we know with cast-iron certainty that poor waste management and littering is still a reality and that beach clean-ups […]