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One-eyed African penguin receives care from uShaka Sea World Team

One-eyed African penguin receives care from uShaka Sea World Team

The African penguin rescued at Stiebel Rocks on the KwaZulu-Natal South coast on Thursday, August 2nd is responding well to treatment under the watchful eyes of uShaka Sea World…

Breeding trees for big buildings

Breeding trees for big buildings

Commercially farmed trees offer a renewable, carbon-neutral and versatile fibre for bio-innovation.   Tall timber buildings was just one of the topics deliberated at the recent annual meeting…

Boost for recycling SMMEs

Boost for recycling SMMEs

(Johannesburg) – Recycling SMMEs received support from the PET recycling sector on Friday (July 13) in the form of equipment that will enable their effective participation in the mandatory recycling programme…

Working Together For The Youth of Today – Leading Us Into a Brighter Tomorrow

Working Together For The Youth of Today – Leading Us Into a Brighter Tomorrow

Madiba’s belief that education is the key to a great nation holds true. Of course, education is not just about being ‘book-smart’, it is also about life skills…

Be part of Africa’s biggest cleanup

Be part of Africa’s biggest cleanup

The Shoprite Group is staging Africa’s biggest cleanup at which over 6 000 people in nine countries are expected to participate in almost 500 events from 14-18 July…

New protected environment announced for the Eastern Cape

New protected environment announced for the Eastern Cape

MEC for Finance, Economic Development, Environmental Affairs and Tourism, Honourable Lubabalo Mabuyane, recently announced the enactment of Protected Environment status for the Indalo Game Reserves Protected Environment, through the Eastern…

Soweto2Sodwana: Educating Culinary Rising Stars on Sustainability

Soweto2Sodwana: Educating Culinary Rising Stars on Sustainability

South African’s consume over 300 million kilograms of seafood per year. In a bid to get them interested in where this seafood comes from, and why it matters, Nissan…

SA’s recycling feat

SA’s recycling feat

(Johannesburg) – As the second most polluted continent, Africa must take both the responsibility and opportunity to pioneer world-leading waste management methods to avoid an environmental and socio-economic disaster…

Engen assists 17 Durban Schools With JoJo Tanks

Engen assists 17 Durban Schools With JoJo Tanks

When the Engen Refinery, based in Durban South spoke to community members and found out that there was a dire need for JoJo Tanks at schools in the area, they…

World Cleanup Day 2018

World Cleanup Day 2018

Plastics|SA is proud to be partnering with Let’s Do It! Africa, and providing resources towards the biggest global cleanup that the world has ever witnessed. On 15 September…

Digging deep to provide refreshing water at Engen False Bay 1Stop

Digging deep to provide refreshing water at Engen False Bay 1Stop

Kobus Pretorius is a man with the customer at heart. As the owner of the Engen False Bay 1 Stop, Kobus has just installed a water desalination plant that converts…

Record 2.15 billion PET plastic bottles recycled in SA in 2017

Record 2.15 billion PET plastic bottles recycled in SA in 2017

(Cape Town) – A record 2.15 billion plastic bottles, weighing in at 93 235 tonnes, were recycled by the South African PET plastic industry in 2017 – saving 578 000m3 of…