Made from the renewable resource of sustainably farmed wood fibre, paper as well as pulp, packaging and tissue products play a vital role in making our lives better, our jobs easier and our world more sustainable.
Paper is largely recyclable, making it a useful raw material for new packaging and tissue products.
PAPER ISPART OF OUR ECONOMY
The making and recycling of paper supports livelihoods, keeps people employed and invests in our economy.
Paper is versatile and part of everyday life, from the kitchen cupboard to the bedside table.
PAPER ISPART OF OUR EDUCATION
From learning to read to studying for a degree, paper is part of the journey of education, learning and development.
to the Paper Manufacturers Association of South Africa
The Paper Manufacturers Association of South Africa (PAMSA) lives and breathes all things paper. We look after the education, environment, research and recycling interests of the pulp and paper sector in South Africa, supported by RecyclePaperZA, our paper recycling arm.
It’s renewable. It’s recyclable. It’s paper.
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