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Saving the environment can be as simple as recycling

Our oceans are more than just a place to go for some time out from a busy lifestyle; about 97 per cent of the Earth’s water can be found in our oceans* and they’re home to roughly 15% of the earth’s species**. (more…)

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Polyco+ aims to create a society where litter is minimised and the value of waste is maximised through recycling. 363 000 tonnes of polyolefin plastics were not recycled in 2016.

Polyco launches a movement to make waste work

About 177,000 tonnes of polyolefin plastics, such as milk and detergent bottles, bread bags and assorted food containers, were recycled last year – contributing approximately R1.7 billion to the country’s GDP and creating over 14,000 jobs. However, 363,000 tonnes were not, meaning that South Africa is missing out on potential GDP growth and much-needed employment […]

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The staff at Anti-Waste in Polokwane

Polyco awards 12 successful applicants R4.6 million in funding

Polyco, the Polyolefin Recycling Company (NPC), has announced the names of the 12 collectors of post-consumer polyolefin waste who will be receiving a total of R4.6million in grants and interest-free loans. (more…)

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POLYCO Chairman Jeremy Mackintosh, Phillip de Weeedt of Nampak, and POLYCO CEO Mandy Naude

POLYCO shares highlights of its successes at its AGM

POLYCO, the Polyolefin Recycling Company NPC, shared highlights of its successes achieved during the past year with board members and members of the media at its Annual General Meeting held in Midrand, Johannesburg. (more…)

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