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Plastics-to-oil not out to compete with traditional recycling stream

Plastics-to-oil technologies should not be considered a competition to traditional plastic recycling …. Article from Plasticsnews http://www.plasticsnews.com/article/20150430/NEWS/150439994/plastics-to-oil-not-out-to-compete-with-traditional-recycling-stream#email_pndaily  
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The importance of Africa in the world of packaging

Africa is fast becoming the packaging growth centre and industry needs to be ready to reap the benefits …… Article in the AIP newsletter – May 2015 – page 11 http://issuu.com/aipack/docs/aip_may2015?e
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IPSA Advanced Diploma in Packaging technology

This programme is open to all graduates of the Institute’s One Year Diploma in Packaging Technology and those with appropriate experience or an equivalent qualification. It builds on the basic course and is aimed at individuals who are being prepared or preparing themselves for senior or management level positions in the industry. The 2015 course is being offered [&hellip
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Packaging chain beware: waste levy is imminent

SINCE 2009, when first mooted, much has been said and written about the National Environmental Management Waste Act – a controversial piece of legislation designed to reform the regulation of waste management in South Africa.  Throughout the intervening years, PACSA (the Packaging Council of South Africa) has played a key role in formulating an industry response to this proposed legislation and, following comprehensive dialogue with stakeholders in the glass, paper, plastics and metal packaging industries, submitted its [&hellip
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SA landfills not up to scratch

Civil rights organisation AfriForum has released its report on its national campaign ‘Don’t mess with our waste!’ based on the 2014 audit of dumping sites. It found that 72% of dumping sites do not comply with regulations. Click here for the full article
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