Industry Associations


Department of Environmental Affairs
Department of Trade & Industry

Recycling Organisations:

Institute of Waste Management
National Recycling Forum
Paper Recycling Association of SA (PRASA)
PET Recycling Company (Pty) Ltd (PETCO)
Polyolefin Recycling Company (POLYCO)
Polystyrene Association of SA
ROSE Foundation
Southern African Vinyls Association (SAVA)
Tetra Pak
The Glass Recycling Company (Pty) Ltd

Packaging Industry Organisations:

Aerosol Manufacturers’ Association of South Africa (AMA)
Institute of Packaging SA (IPSA)
The Metal Packaging Association of South Africa (Metpac-SA)
Paper Manufacturers Association of South Africa  (PAMSA)
Plastics Converters Association (PCASA)
Plastics Institute of SA (PISA)
Plastics SA
Printing SA
Responsible Packaging Management Association of SA (RPMASA)
SA Industrial Container Reconditioners Association(SAICRA)
The Technical Association of the Pulp and Paper Industry of Southern Africa

Packaging Industry Statistics:

BMI Research

International links


International Packaging Associations



African Packaging Organisation
Institute of Packaging Nigeria
Institute of Packaging Professionals Kenya
Packtec Tunisia


Aerosol Association of Australia
Australian Institute of Packaging
Australian Packaging and Processing Machinery Association Ltd
Packaging Council of Australia
Pulp and Paper Manufacturers Federation of Australia


European Aerosol Federation

New Zealand:

Packaging Council of New Zealand (Inc)

United Kingdom:

British Aerosol Manufacturers’ Association
Confederation of Paper Industries – Corrugated
INCPEN (Industry Council for Packaging and the Environment)
Metal Packaging Manufacturers Association
Processing and Packaging Machinery Association
Smithers Pira
The British Plastics Federation
The Packaging Federation
The Packaging Society


Aluminum Association
American Forest & Paper Association
Ameripen: An American organisation for Packaging and the Environment
Glass Packaging Institute
Institute of Packaging Professionals
National Association for PET Container Resources
Society of the Plastics Industry
Steel Recycling Institute
The Association for Post Consumer Plastic Recyclers


World Packaging Organisation
Packaging SA

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