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Eco-yacht collects five TONNES of plastic from the ocean every day

New £40 million Eco-yacht collects five TONNES of plastic from the ocean every day and recycles it to produce renewable fuel as it sails The ‘Ocean Saviour’, unveiled at a boat show in Southampton, will become the first vessel ever to power itself by recycling ocean waste into fuel. click on the link below to read the full story posted on dailymail.co.uk https://www.dailymail.co.uk/...

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Recycling Your Plastics Does More Than Saving The Environment

Your recycling efforts at home make a bigger difference than you probably realise. In South Africa the volume of recycled plastic material grows annually, with 334 727 tons recycled into raw material last year*. “The immediate effect on the environment is that pollution is reduced, but in South Africa there is also the critically positive result of job creation,” says Rory Murray, Marketing Director...

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FoodNext.Africa – 27-28 September 2018

FoodNext.Africa   27 – 28 September 2018   CTICC, Cape Town dmg events is proud to present the years’ most exciting b2b food event where the startups, food innovators, foodtech businesses, investors and partners who are redefining the food industry from farm-to-fork connect. Built around an agenda of critical debate – hosted by key personalities and businesses providing meaningful insights into...

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PRINTING SA AFRICA CONFERENCE-14 SEPTEMBER 2018

The 5th Annual Printing SA Africa Conference takes place on 14 September at Gallagher Convention Centre in Midrand. TIME:  08H00 Registration, conference starts at 09h00 until 12h30 DATE:  Friday, 14 September 2018 COST:  R500 excl VAT VENUE:  Hall 1 Gallagher Convention Centre, Midrand click on the link to view the programme, conference speakers and to book your seat http://www.africaprintexpo...

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Manufacturing Indaba – KZN – 22 AUGUST 2018

Manufacturing Indaba is bringing the popular Business Matchmaking Programme to KZN on 22 August 2018! To ensure that this year’s event offers all delegates and exhibitors the opportunity to engage with high-profile guests and speakers, Manufacturing Indaba KZN is proud to launch the provincial Business Matchmaking Programme on 22 August 2018. The programme has been extremely successful...

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KZN MANUFACTURING INDABA

JOIN US AT THE KZN PROVINCIAL MANUFACTURING INDABA ON 22 AUGUST AT THE DURBAN ICC The KwaZulu-Natal Manufacturing Indaba will be discussing key topical issues that impact all manufacturers from small to large.  The conference programme will provide insights and discussion around the following aspects pertinent to manufacturing in the Province:  Manufacturing The Future – Be part of the 4th...

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IPSA Gold Pack Awards – Enter Now

Is your packaging excellent? Then you should be entering the Gold Pack Awards. This is not only a showcase for innovation, but also is a showcase for excellence in packaging – considering all the disciplines and science involved. These awards are an excellent way to “strut your stuff”. 17 Days to Enter Gold Pack 2018 on-line entries close in just over two weeks – on the 15th...

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SA METAL PACKAGING INDUSTRY POISED FOR GROWTH

“The South African metal packaging industry is poised for growth and is on the cusp of an exciting era as efforts to introduce new technology and improve this packaging material’s environmental credentials are starting to bear fruit.” This was the message that Kishan Singh, Chief Executive Officer of MetPac-SA, delivered at the Australian Institute of Packaging’s (AIP) biennial National Conference...

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EU plastics industry outraged by European Commission’s proposal to ban single-use plastics

The European Commission recently presented an ambitious new directive to tackle marine litter by introducing a number of measures, including reduction and restriction of selected single-use plastic products, such as disposable balloon sticks, straws, cutlery, plates, cups and food containers. That has the European plastics industry in an uproar. The European Plastics Converters (EuPC) sent out a...

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Register to engage and stay informed on the development of the Packaging SA Federation of Plans

Packaging SA is in the process of developing an Industry Waste Management Plan (IndWMP) in line with the Minister of Environmental Affairs “Call on the Paper and Packaging Industry, Electronical and Electronic industry and Lighting industry to prepare and submit industry waste management plans to the Minister for approval” detailed in Government Gazette No.1353 on 6 December 2017. Packaging SA intends...

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