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Mpact is the largest paper and plastics packaging and recycling business in Southern Africa. Our integrated business model is uniquely focused on closing the loop in plastic and paper packaging through recycling and beneficiation of recyclables.
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Innovative PET packaging clinches top accolade at IPSA Gold Pack Awards
Mpact’s latest polyethylene terephthalate (PET) bottle design, the Integrated Moulded Handle (IMH™) clinched a Gold Medal in the IPSA Gold Pack Awards this week, as well as the top accolade as a joint winner of the coveted Gold Pack Trophy. 27 Nov 2023 Read more

Smart sustainable packaging solutions demonstrated
Ten of Mpact’s sustainable packaging designs claimed 14 accolades at the 2023 IPSA Gold Pack Awards in various categories. 24 Nov 2023 Read more

Designed with purpose
Mpact is resolute about ensuring that packaging meets the design requirements that enable optimal recycling which is in line with macro packaging trends. 26 Oct 2023 Read more

Creativity, innovation and sustainability capture industry attention
Mpact, partners and customers align to create packaging products that subscribe to the circular economy while maintaining superior quality. To this end 10 of our products are proud finalists in the 2023 IPSA Gold Pack Awards. 22 Sep 2023 Read more

A memorable family day for Mthembu Paper Mill in Phoenix
Mpact Recycling, one of South Africa's leading recyclers, proudly partnered with Mthembu Paper Mill to make the mill's family day at Redfern Primary School in Phoenix, Durban, a memorable educational experience. 21 Sep 2023 Read more

Mpact showcases career opportunities in packaging at Future Me World of Work Exhibition
A career in the packaging industry offers a dynamic and diverse professional path with significant opportunities for growth and impact. 19 Sep 2023 Read more

Designed for a purpose
In today's increasingly conscious world, the concept of sustainability has transcended mere buzzwords to become a central pillar of responsible business practices. Sustainable packaging, an integral component of this paradigm shift, addresses the environmental impact of packaging materials and processes, aiming to strike a harmonious balance between economic interests and environmental considerations. 1 Sep 2023 Read more

A fit purpose packaging solution
It is a fact that landfill sites are reaching capacity across South Africa and litter has literally become a blot on the landscape. However, the packaging industry has been tirelessly working at solutions to create an effective circular economy. 23 Aug 2023 Read more

Considering our customer, their products, and the environment
We view packaging intelligently and encourage our customers to do the same. 26 Jun 2023 Read more

The things we take for granted
Vinyl cling film, like many other packaging, forms part of our daily lives, but as we routinely wrap our left-over food or unwrap our cucumbers, broccoli and courgettes to prepare a meal, we often take its existence for granted. 22 Jun 2023 Read more

Mpact Recycling awards 33 schools for the 2022 Ronnie Recycler schools' competition
Mpact Recycling is the leading collector of recyclable packaging (such as paper, cardboard, plastic, glass and cans) in South Africa. The company plays a crucial role in promoting the importance of recycling in southern Africa, collecting over 700,000 tonnes of recyclables in 2022 alone. Mpact Recycling is recognising its top performing schools for 2022. 12 Jun 2023 Read more

Mpact Recycling celebrates record-breaking 2022 figures ahead of World Environment Day
Mpact Recycling, the collection arm of one of the leading recycling companies in South Africa, Mpact Group, is proud to announce the release of its exceptional 2022 figures. 1 Jun 2023 Read more

We've extended the Octagon range
Now available in 1lt and 2lt. 11 May 2023 Read more

What is the next smarter, sustainable packaging item that we can offer you?
Containing over 150 generic products we would like to encourage you to explore our generic product catalogue by visiting our website. 12 Apr 2023 Read more

Plastics Design Centre - Providing Mpact customers with innovative, sustainable packaging design
The state-of-the-art Mpact Plastics Design Centre based at our Atlantis FMCG site in the Western Cape is geared to offer Mpact's customers innovative plastic packaging solutions from start to finish in as little as two weeks, expertly designing packaging that optimises environmental benefits, performance and product-material ratio whilst being fully compliant with sustainable design principles. 5 Apr 2023 Read more

What is 'customised generic packaging'?
When it comes to packaging design, factors such as brand identity and recognition, together with iconic shapes and custom designs, generally tops any reputable brand manager's list. But what if all these requirements can be met by a generic packaging solution? Let's explore the benefits of a 'customised generic pack'. 16 Mar 2023 Read more

You simply won't know until you've trialled it
Despite one's best efforts to solve problems during the design stages of product development, some production challenges may still occur. Eliminating the guess work through a production trial process is critical to ensure an efficient and profitable production run. 6 Mar 2023 Read more

Create something good, pack it in Octagon
A simple packaging solution that makes sense. 16 Feb 2023 Read more

What's going on in our factories?
If a factory tour is more than a hop, skip and jump away, let's walk virtually. 9 Feb 2023 Read more

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