Best Wishes from Packaging SA

Season’s Greetings Wishing you a blessed holiday season and a prosperous new year Kindly note our offices close on 14 December 2018 and we return on 7 January
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Packaging Achiever Award winner 2018

The Gold Pack Awards ceremony took place last night at the Inanda Club in Sandton and included Packaging SA’s  prestigious award of Packaging Achiever of the year. This year it was decided to rename the Award to the Gill Loubser Packaging Achiever Award in recognition of Gill Loubser’s outstanding and committed contribution to the packaging [&hellip
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PRASA changes name to RecyclePaperZA

The Paper Recycling Association of South Africa (PRASA), the 15-year-old paper recycling arm of the Paper Manufacturers Association of South Africa (PAMSA), has a new name and identity: RecyclePaperZA. “For the past few years, members of the public have increasingly confused us with the state-owned enterprise, Prasa,” explains PAMSA executive director Jane Molony. “We have often been asked about train [&hellip
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Manufacturing Indaba Eastern Cape

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Public Participation Process for the Packaging SA Industry Waste Management Plan

PACKAGING SA INDUSTRY WASTE MANAGEMENT PLAN PUBLIC PARTICIPATION PROCESS Notice is hereby given in terms of Section 28 of the National Environmental Management Waste Act (No. 59 of 2008) (NEMWA) as amended, and GN 41303 (December 2017) of a Public Participation Process for the Packaging SA Industry Waste Management Plan. Applicant: Packaging SA NPC Consultant: [&hellip
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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 [&hellip
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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 [&hellip
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PLASTICS|SA CLEAN-UP CREWS HELP KEEP ENVIRONMENTAL FOOTPRINT OF CAPE TOWN’S TWO MAJOR SPORTING EVENTS AS SMALL AS POSSIBLE

PLASTICS|SA CLEAN-UP CREWS HELP KEEP ENVIRONMENTAL FOOTPRINT OF CAPE TOWN’S TWO MAJOR SPORTING EVENTS AS SMALL AS POSSIBLE The Plastics|SA Clean-Up Crews will once again help to ensure that the waste footprint of two of Cape Town’s biggest sporting events taking place in March this year, is kept as small as possible. For the 11th [&hellip
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Factors that impact recycling successes in South Africa

Recycling plays a big role in the South African economy and offers work opportunities to thousands of South Africans. The Glass Recycling Company recently looked at seven key factors that impact and may continue affecting recycling successes in South Africa in 2018, Sandton Chronicle reports. “Currently South Africa does not have mandatory punitive legislation in place [&hellip
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REGISTRATION AS PER REQUIREMENT OF S28 OF THE NATIONAL ENVIRONMENTAL MANAGEMENT: WASTE ACT 2008

Please be advised that the National Environmental Management: Waste Act, 2008 (Act No 59 of 2008) Section 28 Notice has been published on 6 December 2017.  Paper and packaging has been declared a priority waste by government. Government Gazette no. 41303, released on 6 December 2017 is available at www.gpwonline.co.za/Gazettes/Gazettes/41303_6-12_EnvAffairs.pdf All “Producers” are now required [&hellip
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