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EPR regulation: Doubling down on plastic bag producers
EPR regulation: Doubling down on plastic bag producersArticle

South Africa's amended plastic bag regulations and the new extended producer responsibility regulations raise concerns about double taxation in the plastic bag sector...

Garyn Rapson, Paula-Ann Novotny and Emma Bleeker 29 Apr 2021

Smarties celebrates sustainable packaging milestone with artist collab
Smarties celebrates sustainable packaging milestone with artist collabArticle

Earlier this year, Nestlé Smarties globally announced its switch to 100% recyclable paper packaging. The sustainable packaging solution was introduced to the South Africa market in March...

16 Apr 2021

Corona pilots beer packaging made using surplus barley
Corona pilots beer packaging made using surplus barleyArticle

Corona has introduced a new circular form of packaging for its six-packs, made using repurposed surplus barley straw...

18 Mar 2021

New campaign promotes recycling of food and beverage cartons
New campaign promotes recycling of food and beverage cartonsArticle

Fibre Circle is calling on South African food producers to help drive awareness that food and beverage cartons are recyclable...

15 Mar 2021

New sustainable packaging initiative to encourage greener logistics industry
New sustainable packaging initiative to encourage greener logistics industryArticle

By proving that order fulfilment strategies can use paper packaging instead of plastic, the logistics company aims to set a new sustainable precedent for the industry.

4 Mar 2021

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Recycling tips for the December holidaysArticle

The holidays can be surprisingly heavy on waste, so it pays to be mindful of yours these holidays. Not only will you reduce your environmental footprint, but you can also support waste collectors by ensuring that your recyclables are clean and separate.

10 Dec 2020

The wooden economy and the world's ultimate renewable
The wooden economy and the world's ultimate renewableArticle

As a sustainably farmed resource that stores carbon, wood is increasingly being used not only in the built environment for houses and high-rises but also for its cellulose, lignin and sugars...

2 Dec 2020

Gold Pack Awards 2020 showcases SA's best packaging solutions
Gold Pack Awards 2020 showcases SA's best packaging solutionsArticle

The winners of this year's Gold Pack Awards were announced during an online ceremony last week. The awards platform is regarded as the premier event for South Africa's packaging industry...

3 Nov 2020

So much more than packaging
So much more than packagingArticle

Our offering starts with exceptional designs and ends with a packaging solution, in record timing...

Issued by Mpact Plastics 28 Sep 2020

Foot-operated wheelie bin
Foot-operated wheelie binArticle

Our long-standing motto of 'safety first' has driven us to a new innovation: a foot pedal-operated wheelie bin, the first of its kind in South Africa...

Issued by Mpact Plastics 25 Aug 2020

Woolies steps up sustainable packaging efforts during #PlasticFreeJuly
Woolies steps up sustainable packaging efforts during #PlasticFreeJulyArticle

Woolworths has announced two new paper packaging trials and the start of the national rollout of the specially-designed paper bags for fashion, beauty and homeware purchases to 17 stores...

17 Jul 2020

What is your contribution to recycling?
What is your contribution to recycling?Article

Brand owners and consumers can make a valuable contribution to recycling by considering the packaging shape, material type, decorating options as well as educating fellow consumers in order to assist organisations such as Mpact...

Issued by Mpact Plastics 1 Jul 2020

The Mpact hard hat face shield: protecting your workforce
The Mpact hard hat face shield: protecting your workforceArticle

The safety of our communities, and those who help build them, are a top priority for us at Mpact. We have launched a face shield, specially designed to attach to a hard hat, in support of the construction and related industries...

Issued by Mpact Plastics 3 Jun 2020

Mpact expands face shield range - adults, kids, hardhat shields and respiratory masks
Mpact expands face shield range - adults, kids, hardhat shields and respiratory masksArticle

The safety of our communities is a top priority for us at Mpact. We have further expanded our face shield range and will be launching a respiratory mask during the course of June; ready for the re-opening of the many industries under Level 3 lockdown...

Issued by Mpact Plastics 29 May 2020

PAMSA bursary, research programme application extended
PAMSA bursary, research programme application extendedArticle

The Paper Manufacturers Association of South Africa has extended the application deadline for its Masters of Engineering bursary and research programme until 22 June...

20 May 2020

Mpact Versapak is 'school ready': New face shield for kids
Mpact Versapak is 'school ready': New face shield for kidsArticle

Aiming to make a difference through timeous innovation, Mpact has developed a face shield specifically for children; ready for the reopening of schools...

Issued by Mpact Plastics 8 May 2020

There's no shortage of toilet paper in SA - Pamsa
There's no shortage of toilet paper in SA - PamsaArticle

The pulp, paper, packaging, recycling and tissue value chains will continue to operate as a critical business continuity service supporting the manufacturing, processing and distribution of essential goods...

30 Mar 2020

Why plantations are not green deserts
Why plantations are not green desertsArticle

Ahead of the United Nations' International Day of Forests on 21 March, Forestry South Africa research and protection director Dr Ronald Heath talks about how the commercial forestry industry is leading the way in conserving and rehabilitating areas of high biodiversity value. He also challenges people to think differently about plantations...

Dr Ronald Heath 19 Mar 2020

Polystyrene: Supreme packaging, here to stay!
Polystyrene: Supreme packaging, here to stay!Article

Mpact Versapak, situated in Paarl, Western Cape and in Roodekop, Gauteng, is a leading manufacturer of plastic packaging and cling film, in Southern Africa...

Issued by Mpact Plastics 10 Mar 2020

Mpact Versapak launches grape punnets, produced from 100% post-consumer recycled PET
Mpact Versapak launches grape punnets, produced from 100% post-consumer recycled PETArticle

During the latter part of 2019, Mpact Versapak successfully launched a range of grape punnets, produced from 100% post-consumer waste...

Issued by Mpact Plastics 5 Feb 2020

Childproof closures: Safety and durability is Mpact's norm
Childproof closures: Safety and durability is Mpact's normArticle

Mpact's Pinetown based plastic conversion plant, has earned its stripes producing high quality childproof and tamper evident closures...

Issued by Mpact Plastics 25 Sep 2019

SA's paper recovery rate at 71.7%
SA's paper recovery rate at 71.7%Article

In 2018, South Africa recovered 1.285 million tonnes of recyclable paper products, putting the country's paper recovery rate at 71.7%...

20 Sep 2019

#AreYouGoingToRecycleThat: South Africans urged to interrogate their waste
#AreYouGoingToRecycleThat: South Africans urged to interrogate their wasteArticle

South Africa's National Recycling Day is coming up on 20 September 2019, presenting an opportunity for citizens and businesses to reflect on their waste habits...

18 Sep 2019

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#OrchidsandOnions: Spot the local charmArticle

The new Kia ad is pure homegrown excellence. But Japan Tobacco International gets an Onion for slick, but misleading, advertising...

Brendan Seery 29 Jul 2019

Pamsa's Master of Engineering bursary programme open for entry
Pamsa's Master of Engineering bursary programme open for entryArticle

For the ninth year running, the Paper Manufacturers Association of South Africa is offering bursaries to eligible Bachelor of Science engineering students who wish to pursue a Master of Engineering (M.Eng.) degree focusing on biotechnology within the pulp, paper, tissue and paper packaging sectors...

12 Apr 2019

Sappi Typek launches new brand campaign - live a life of note
Sappi Typek launches new brand campaign - live a life of noteArticle

Typek, the A4 paper that is used by many businesses, launched a new consumer campaign. One that will make you sit up and take note...

Issued by Sappi 12 Nov 2018

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Irish packaging firm snubs sweetened US bidArticle

Ireland's Smurfit Kappa, which makes cardboard and paper packaging, said on Monday that it has rejected an improved 8.9-billion-euro ($11-billion) bid from US peer International Paper.

27 Mar 2018

Transpaco to buy FPM's packaging business
Transpaco to buy FPM's packaging businessArticle

Paper and plastic packaging group Transpaco says it will buy Future Packaging and Machinery (FPM) for up to R105m...

20 Dec 2017

South Africa's paper recycling rate tops forecast
South Africa's paper recycling rate tops forecastArticle

The latest figures on the recycling of paper in South Africa indicate that the amounts recovered have exceeded the 2017 forecast...

9 Mar 2017

SA's paper recycling recovery rate on par with developed countries
SA's paper recycling recovery rate on par with developed countriesArticle

In the 2000, the Paper Recycling Association of South Africa (PRASA) reported a 38% paper recovery rate, rising to 59% in 2011. The association had projected paper recycling rates to increase to 63% by the end of 2017 but by December 2015 the paper and paper packaging industry exceeded this with 66% of the nation's recoverable paper and cardboard being recovered for recycling during 2015...

24 Feb 2017

Lower sales hit Transpaco results
Lower sales hit Transpaco resultsArticle

Shares in plastics and packaging group Transpaco fell 3.33% in Wednesday trading on the back of the company's decline in half-year earnings...

23 Feb 2017

Sappi concludes sale of Cape Kraft Mill, invests to increase energy self-sufficiency at Tugela and Saiccor Mills
Sappi concludes sale of Cape Kraft Mill, invests to increase energy self-sufficiency at Tugela and Saiccor MillsArticle

Further to the announcements of March and July 2015 regarding the sale of Sappi's Cape Kraft Mill in Milnerton, Cape Town, Sappi wishes to confirm that all conditions have been met and that the mill has been transferred to the new owners, the Golden Era Group...

Issued by Sappi 23 Nov 2015

Sappi announces sale of Enstra Mill recycled packaging paper business to Corruseal Group
Sappi announces sale of Enstra Mill recycled packaging paper business to Corruseal GroupArticle

Sappi has reached an agreement to sell its Enstra Mill recycled containerboard and kraft papers business situated in Springs near Johannesburg to Corruseal Group...

Issued by Sappi 20 Aug 2015

PRISMs 2015 - Celebration of African excellence
PRISMs 2015 - Celebration of African excellenceArticle

A true celebration of African culture, collaboration and communication, this year's PRISM Awards was recognised as one of the best yet!..

Issued by PRISM Awards 5 May 2015

PRISM Awards 2015 winners announced
PRISM Awards 2015 winners announcedArticle

For the second consecutive year, Atmosphere Communications has scooped top honours in the Campaign of the Year category at the PRISM Awards...

20 Apr 2015

The PRISM Awards 2015: Just around the corner
The PRISM Awards 2015: Just around the cornerArticle

With the 2015 PRISM Awards only three weeks away, the organisers are gearing up to celebrate and award the top public relations campaigns of 2014 from across the continent...

Issued by PRISM Awards 1 Apr 2015

More submissions, more quality entries for PRISM Awards 2015
More submissions, more quality entries for PRISM Awards 2015Article

The 20% increase in submissions, the improved quality of entries, and the extension of categories beyond South Africa, firmly entrenches the PRISM Awards as the most sought-after awards in public relations on the continent...

Issued by PRISM Awards 25 Mar 2015

Typek makes its mark at schools
Typek makes its mark at schoolsArticle

South Africans are avid users of Sappi's Typek office paper. This year, the Typek team is eager to grow the brand's support base even further by focusing on schools across the country...

Issued by Sappi 13 Mar 2015

Prism Awards entries top out again
Prism Awards entries top out againArticle

This year's entries for the annual Prism Awards, being announced on 19 April 2015, again attracted record entries, particularly in the Launch of a New Product, Service or Category. The judges will have to evaluate 213 entries across 37 categories...

2 Mar 2015

Typek Triple Green replaces Typek 50% Recycled
Typek Triple Green replaces Typek 50% RecycledArticle

Typek Triple Green is Sappi's latest addition to its popular Typek range of office papers. The new product replaces Typek 50% Recycled, but is still targeted at the more environmentally conscious consumer.

Issued by Sappi 1 Dec 2014

Sappi's new Ultraflute offers versatile, cost effective
Sappi's new Ultraflute offers versatile, cost effectiveArticle

In the competitive paper packaging market, product demand is driven by key factors. Is it versatile, cost-effective, strong and environmentally sustainable? Ultraflute, Sappi's new lightweight semi-chemical fluting made with 75% virgin fibre, is all of the above. This makes it an excellent choice for high-end, heavy duty packaging applications that need to endure rigorous conditions within the supply chain.

Issued by Sappi 1 Dec 2014

[PRISM Awards 2014]: All the winners
[PRISM Awards 2014]: All the winnersArticle

The Public Relations Institute of Southern Africa (PRISA) 2014 PRISM Awards took place last night in Sandton. And here are the winners! Congratulations to all of you.

7 Apr 2014

Campaign of the Year finalists announced for PRISMs
Campaign of the Year finalists announced for PRISMsArticle

PRISM Awards organisers have announced the finalists for the newly-introduced "Campaign of the Year", one of 36 categories in the Awards Programme.

27 Mar 2014

Entries into 2014 Prism Awards closes
Entries into 2014 Prism Awards closesArticle

Entries for the 2014 Prism Awards have closed with 36 consultancies, several corporates and NGOs competing for one of the most sought-after awards in public relations and communication industry.

6 Mar 2014

Entries for PRISM Awards closes on 14 February
Entries for PRISM Awards closes on 14 FebruaryArticle

Entries close on Friday, 14 February, for PRISM Award submissions, so there is little time left for you to craft your award-winning entries.

11 Feb 2014

Prism Awards boost winners' businesses
Prism Awards boost winners' businessesArticle

Winning a Prism Award is claimed to offer winning companies several advantages.

21 Jan 2014

Sappi commits itself to Maputo's container terminal
Sappi commits itself to Maputo's container terminalArticle

South Africa-based global pulp, paper and chemical cellulose maker Sappi is to ship all of its dissolving wood pulp exports originating at its Ngodwana mill in Mpumalanga, through DP World Maputo's dedicated container terminal in Mozambique.

Mark Allix 17 Dec 2013

Acquisitions help Mondi in September quarter
Acquisitions help Mondi in September quarterArticle

Pulp and paper producer Mondi says its underlying profit has risen 25% for the September quarter‚ attributing the performance to contributions from acquisitions completed towards the end of last year.

Mark Allix 8 Nov 2013

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