recycling south africa

South Africa's latest recycling figures - Averda South Africa

The most recent plastic recycling statistics have been published by Plastics SA – South Africa's representative body for the plastics industry that includes manufacturers, retailers and recyclers. These figures come from 2018, which may seem like a while ago, but they needed to be independently verified before being released to the nation.

PETCO – the South African PET Recycling Company

PETCO has shareholder and associate members. Our shareholder members are the visionary companies who pay levies and grants, and credit for funding PET recycling in South Africa goes to them. Our associate members are the amazing individuals, non …

About Us – South African Plastics Recycling Organisation ...

South Africa does extremely well in recycling plastic, when compared to the recycling rate of 31 % in Europe, South Africa has an input recycling rate of 46.3 % [1] for all plastics (in 2018). Total South African converter demand reached 1.544 million tons of polymer, an increase of 3.5 % and only 0.4 % of the world's plastics production

10 Young Afripreneurs Creating Solutions By Recycling and ...

Thato Kgatlhanye and Rea Ngwane – Repurpose Schoolbags, South Africa. Repurpose Schoolbags is an innovative 'green' social startup founded by two childhood friends and now business partners, Thato Kgatlhanye and Rea Ngwane. The two entrepreneurs' invention combines recycling, solar energy and education by making backpacks for school ...

Recycling Association of South Africa

RASA - The Recycling Association of South Africa is a non profit, voluntary association that represents the interests of the scrap metal industry in South Africa. We interact with companies and government departments at provincial and national levels, on legislative and compliance matters, to ensure a fair platform for trade locally and internationally.

South Africa's 2019 recycling champions announced

Jul 16, 2019· South Africa – On the back of its recent announcement of a 6% year-on-year increase in the recycling of PET plastic bottles, national industry body the PET Recycling Company (PETCO) has unveiled its 2019 recycling champions – people and organisations making strides in sustainability at grassroots level across South Africa.

National Recycling Forum

RAG recycling leaflet. Who to Contact. Paper Recycling Association of South Africa Tel: 27 (0)11 803 5063) email: website Tips for collecting paper. Get a separate reusable container for your paper waste. Separate your paper waste from your other waste by placing it in the container.

Home Recycling Bins | Recycling at Home - Sustainable.co.za

South Africa produces roughly 540 million tonnes of waste per year, 95% of which recycled ends up in rubbish dumps and landfills instead of recycling centres However, South African homes and industries recycle about 13% of all plastic and 38% of paper and cardboard, but the recycling of beverage cans is most promising with 60% of all ...

World Recycling Day; how South Africans can make a change

In South Africa, recycling still remains a low priority even though an average South African produces 0.5kg to 2kgs of waste per day. Tags: Environment, ...

Waste and Recycling Companies in South Africa

Enerpat Group is a global company in the scrap processing and recycling machinery industry with a vast product range of waste shredders,metal balers, recycling plant, vertical balers, Horizontal balers alligator shears and other waste machines.

South African Plastics Recycling Organisation: SAPRO ...

The South African Plastics Recycling Organisation (SAPRO) represents the plastics re-processors in South Africa. Its members procure sorted, baled end-of-life plastics and re-process it into raw material. The recycled material can be used to manufacture new plastics products. South Africa is amongst the top recycling countries in the world.

National Recycling Forum

The National Recycling Forum (NRF) is a non-profit organisation created to promote the recovery and recycling of recyclable materials in South Africa. Start Recycling. #N#Essential Info. Educational Resources. Tools for teachers > Discover our list of recyling resources >

Recycling cans for money in South Africa - ISOTHERM

Recycling in South Africa has still got a long way to go before it can compare with European standards. What is second nature for most European s in terms of sorting through their rubbish and preparing it for collection, is still a work in progress in South Africa. Our government's goal is to reduce the amount of plastic, cans, paper ...

Waste Recycling Plant | Recycling Project Designer - Beston

Waste Recycling Challenge Around the World. Taking South Africa for example, 90% of 59 million tonnes of general waste ended up in landfills, while only 10% was recycled. And the current waste economy is estimated to be worth R15 billion and provides 29,833 people with employment.

South Africa recycles - Krones MetaPure - YouTube

Apr 07, 2016· Mpact, one of the country's leading paper and packaging producers, and its new division Mpact Polymers in late 2015 started operations with its MetaPure bottle-to-bottle PET recycling system ...

South Africa's recycling hustler - YouTube

Aug 29, 2018· Soweto-born entrepreneur Sifiso Ngobese has found an innovative way of making the business of trash collection safer and more profitable for collectors. Collectors, especially in …

Tyre Recycling - South African Small Business Ideas

May 14, 2017· Recycling tyres is the process of recycling vehicle tyres that are no longer suitable for use on vehicles due to wear or damage, there are various ways to start a business and make money in this industry. ... Tyre Recycling. ... Khoi Capital is a website showcasing practical small business ideas in South Africa.

South Africa forges ahead with voluntary waste collection ...

South Africa has seen an astonishing increase in recycling tonnage of polyethylene terephthalate (PET) with collection rates increasing from 14% in 2005 to 65% in 2017 of total PET volumes. This puts the country ahead of some developed markets when it comes to collection rates, such as the EU (2016: 60%) and US (2016: 28.4%).

Recycling Projects for the Community

Aug 18, 2018· Well I am a simple person who got involved in fighting environmental issues some 17 years ago. I started this site as a forum which became very popular very fast. Moving with the times it evolved into a blog and still one of the most highly regarded and influential sources of environmental news serving both South Africa, Africa and the World.

Treevolution: Recycling Guide

The Beginner's Guide to Recycling in South Africa is free to download and covers everything from the basics of recycling through to tips on setting up your home for effective recycling. The guide also includes sections listing the types of materials you can recycle, from paper and plastics through to e-waste, as well as an easy guide to the types of plastics that can be recycled and what they ...

rubber recycling Companies and Suppliers in South Africa

Innovative Recycling is a South African based company. The recycling of used tyres has become an increasing necessity in South Africa and the rest of the world. Waste tyres can be seen on dumping sites, in rivers – in fact everywhere. The South African Government has identified this as a major area ...

Top 5 plastic recycling companies in South Africa 2019

The South African Plastics Recycling Organization (SAPRO) is the main body that coordinates plastic recyclers in South Africa. Its members prepare raw materials from the sorted and baled used plastics, which has been done successfully and in an organised manner for years, resulting in South Africa being ranked among the leading recycling countries globally.

Scrap Metal Prices per Kilo | South Africa | Copper ...

Scrap Metal Prices Per Kilo Scrap metal prices per kilogram in South Africa are consistently changing and it is a challenge for us here at Scrap Metal Pricer to keep up with all of those changes. Ultimately however, we have been around for many years now and are continually updating all of our prices for locations all over South Africa.

Sappi and recycling | Sappi Global

Sappi ReFibre is Sappi Southern Africa's secondary fibre division and is responsible for the recycling of used paper and paper products. Testament to our commitment to running a sustainable business, we develop innovative models to facilitate the recycling …

Plastic recycling: What you need to know - The South African

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Why South Africans Need to Recycle | Green Building Africa

Jun 26, 2018· Recycling remains a low priority in South Africa. Yet the average South African, produces 0.5 to 2kg of waste per day, which amounts to two bins per week. The objectives of recycling are to save resources as well as reduce the environmental impact of waste by reducing the amount of waste disposed at landfills.

Guide to recycling in South Africa : Treevolution

Recycling for your average suburban in South Africa is a bit of a schlep: the infrastructure for collecting recyclable material isn't really in place – yet. s generally have to separate their rubbish and take the recyclables to a municipal drop-off centre or a buy-back centre because there's not much in the way of ...

Sims Recycling Solutions (SRS) - Durban, South Africa

Sims Recycling Solutions electronics and IT recycling centre in Durban provides e-waste recycling services and IT asset services such as IT recycling, to organisations in and around Durban, South Africa. Our comprehensive sustainability programme can …

The South African metal recycling industry in focus

The Metal Recycling Association of South Africa (MRA), established in 1942, is a SAPS accredited association. As such it regulates and enforces members in terms of general conduct and SHGA compliance. MRA members comprise the majority of the country's formal metal recycling sector,

Recycling in South Africa, how are we doing? A very pra...

Jul 20, 2019· Recycling in South Africa is a largely different affair to how it's done by some countries in the Northern Hemisphere. If you haven't come across the statistics online, you might be surprised ...