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PAPER IS
RENEWABLE

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.

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PAPER IS
RECYCLABLE

Paper is largely recyclable, making it a useful raw material for new packaging and tissue products.

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PAPER IS
PART OF OUR ECONOMY

The making and recycling of paper supports livelihoods, keeps people employed and invests in our economy.

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PAPER IS

REMARKABLE

Paper is versatile and part of everyday life, from the kitchen cupboard to the bedside table.

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PAPER IS
PART OF OUR EDUCATION

From learning to read to studying for a degree, paper is part of the journey of education, learning and development.

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Paper Recycling

Paper recycling is the collection and processing of used paper products to make new paper products and involves a number of steps before it even gets to the paper mill.

Paper Industry

PAMSA supports the South African pulp and paper industry in pre-competitive and common areas of environmental issues, education and training, and research and development.

Paper Explained

Paper has a fascinating history. Developed centuries ago, it has been through the mill – literally and figuratively – in terms of what it’s made from and how it is made.

About PAMSA

The Paper Manufacturers Association of South Africa (PAMSA) lives and breathes all things paper, a renewable and recyclable material. We look after the education, environment, research, and recycling interests of the pulp and paper sector in South Africa, supported by RecyclePaperZA, our recycling arm.

Frequently Asked Questions

 Find answers to our list of frequently asked questions (FAQs).

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Find the latest trends, topics, and news surrounding paper, paper recycling, and the paper industry.

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