PAMSA has been promoting the interests and efforts of the South African pulp and paper industry since 1992. Any company involved in the manufacture of pulp, paper, board, tissue and recycled paper may become a member. RecyclePaperZA, founded in 2003, represents processors of recycled paper fibre.
Value Chain Partners
The pulp and paper sector is part of a vibrant ecosystem of forestry and forest product related associations, both locally and abroad, as well as groups in the waste and recycling arena.
The producer responsibility organisation for the paper and paper packaging industries of South Africa which oversees the implementation of extended producer responsibility and related activities.
South Africa’s forestry organisation representing timber growers.
This is a voluntary industry body closely associated with the Institute of Packaging South Africa, and attracts major raw material suppliers, brand owners, retailers and other organisations with interests in the packaging industry as members.
The FSCC was established to support, monitor and facilitate the implementation of the Forest Sector Transformation Charter and ensure a transformed and sustainable forest sector that is fully compliant with the Forest Sector Code.
PAMSA is a member of the ICFPA which represents more than 30 national and regional forest and paper associations around the world. Together, ICFPA members represent more than 90% ofglobal paper production and half of global wood production.
The representative body of the South African book value chain which works to increase access to books in South Africa and to get more citizens reading for leisure.
A sector education and training authority that improves and develops skills within the sector, identifies skills development needs and ensures that national standards are maintained .The FP&M Seta looks after 13 sub-sectors, including clothing, textiles, footwear, general goods, leather, forestry, wood products, furniture, packaging, printing, print media, publishing and pulp and paper.
A multi-disciplinary non-profit organisation committed to supporting professional waste management practices. It contributes to the improvement of waste management standards and legislation, supports international, national and regional trends in best environmental practice and the science and technology of waste management.
This non-profit organisation promotes the recovery and recycling of a range of materials, including paper, cans, glass and plastic. Members are made up of players in the formal recycling industry, government and local utilities, regional recycling forums and co-opted advisory partners.