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Packaging Industry Stats

Packaging Industry Stats

South Africa consumed approximately 3.8 million tonnes of all types of packaging (glass, paper, metal and plastic) in 2021 of which a total of approximately 51% was collected for recycling and other purposes. This was 3% lower than 2020.

A detailed breakdown of this information by material type, including history, is available to Packaging SA members.

Please contact Packaging SA for further information or complete the form below.  Should you not be a member of Packaging SA kindly advise your need/purpose for the information and who you represent, institution/company name.

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