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How to improve plastic conversion rates

Recycling is a manufacturing process that needs to make money to be sustainable and economically viable.

Plastics|SA executive director Anton Hanekom, says the plastics fraternity adopted the aspirational vision of sending Zero Plastics to Landfill by 2030 early in 2014.

Industry associations, polymer groups and recyclers have been encouraged to unite their efforts to achieve these goals. More than 45.6 per cent of all plastic packaging that was put on the market were successfully collected and diverted from landfill during 2015.

click on the link to read the article written by Natalie Nell and published on 04 April 2017 in South African Food Review