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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…

Spotlight on the need to keep waste out of SA’s waters

Spotlight on the need to keep waste out of SA’s waters

(Port Elizabeth) – HIGHLIGHTING the solutions to issues of marine and land-based pollution in South Africa this week were national industry body for PET plastic recycling, PETCO, and the African…

Four South African Cities Strive to Make All New Buildings Zero Carbon

Four South African Cities Strive to Make All New Buildings Zero Carbon

(Tshwane) — Mayors of Tshwane, Johannesburg, Cape Town and Durban to introduce requirements ensuring all new buildings are energy efficient, cutting electricity bills and greenhouse gas emissions.     Residents and…

Vietnamese teens launch anti-rhino poaching initiatives after a trip to SA

Vietnamese teens launch anti-rhino poaching initiatives after a trip to SA

Vietnamese youth from Ho Chi Minh City (HCMC) are appealing to their friends, family and peers to stop using rhino horn. In July 2017, the lives of 11 students from…

Corporate SA Heeds Shoprite’s Challenge to Help Save Water

Corporate SA Heeds Shoprite’s Challenge to Help Save Water

(Western Cape) – Corporate South Africa has come on board to support a Smart Water Meter challenge initiated by the Shoprite Group to help roll out a ground-breaking water…

Working for Water keeps polluted Swartkops alive

Working for Water keeps polluted Swartkops alive

(Port Elizabeth) – Access to clean water is a basic human right but, were it not for the ongoing battle being fought by Working for Water, the future could be very…