RecyclePaperZA shares the ‘golden rules’ for paper recycling. The Paper Recycling Association of South Africa (RecyclePaperZA) calls on all South Africans – from schoolchildren to pensioners – to do their bit by recycling paper products at school, home and work for drop-off at local recycling depots or gathering by collectors who earn a living by […]
Between September 14 and 19, we celebrate Clean-up South Africa and Recycle Week to encourage citizens countrywide to recycle as a means of preventing ‘treasured trash’ from taking up precious space in landfills and extending its usable life as a new product.
A National Recycling Day message from the Paper Recycling Association of South Africa It is estimated that only 5% of South African households recycle their paper and cardboard. So what is the other 95% doing with it? A significant amount of recyclable paper is going to landfill every year. This paper degrades along with other […]
Sappi Fine Paper Europe is launching Algro Guard M and Leine Guard M barrier paper grades at Interpack 2014 – These sustainable and recyclable packaging materials are designed to address concerns about migration of mineral oil into food from packaging that is manufactured from recycled paper.
Packaging SA has released an in-depth reference guide aimed at packaging designers, sustainability managers, line convertors, printers and students. The objective of this project has been to produce a guidance document that is sufficiently detailed to assist designers in all forms of packaging and paper. It will provide packaging and print designers, in particular, with a better understanding of the environmental […]
In an industry first, Woolworths has initiated and introduced a new on-pack recycling label (OPRL), intended to assist recycling efforts by making it easier for customers to recycle correctly, while stimulating the growth of the recycling sector. Woolworths was motivated to develop the new recycling labels after feedback from customers revealed that the industry symbols currently […]
In a world where notebooks are more electronic than paper-based, and printing is misconstrued as a crime against the environment, many have dismissed pulp and paper as a sunset industry. This could not be further from the truth, as illustrated by the success of the industry’s National Conference and Exhibition – held in Durban between […]