PRO a priority for the metal packaging sector

An interim board of eight directors, representing the entire metal packaging supply chain, has been elected to establish an industry PRO (producer responsibility organisation).

ALL the mainstream packaging materials, except for metal, have well established and successful PROs,’ explains Charles Muller, executive director of Packaging SA, who is co-ordinating the venture until the PRO’s CEO is appointed. ‘It is,  therefore, vital for the sector to create one, as the government is looking to the industry for waste
management plans in 2017 and thereafter possible punitive SARS-collected taxes.’

Read the full article published in Packaging & Print Media’s Festive 2016 edition

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