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ABI recognises South Africa’s young recyclers

ABI thumbKwaZulu-Natal featured highly in this year's ABI Schools Recycling Programme, with Ekuthuleni Primary School grabbing the grand prize. The competition teaches children to care for the environment

Cape Town gears up for 2010 draw

US plastic maker to open SA facility

ColorMatrix, a subsidiary of New York-listed PolyOne Corporation and a leading innovator of liquid colour and additives for plastics, is to open a new facility in South Africa to take advantage of growth prospects in the country and on the continent.

Climate Change affects us all

Johannesburg, November 2011. Africa’s youth added valuable input into the fight against global warming as part of the Generation Earth: Climate Change Youth Summit which took place at Thaba Ba Tswana on October 25.

Coke launches ‘green’ factory, bottle

Coca-Cola South Africa celebrated the opening of its new “green” Valpré Spring Water plant by launching an environment-friendly plastic bottle – of which 30% is organic material.
Coca-Cola pours $54m into plant

Something out of Nothing

Something out of Nothing

Sarah Mahlangu was unemployed when she came up with the idea of creating desirable objects from junk. Today her business employs six full-time workers and many more on a commission basis, and has increased its turnover by 500% since 2001.
Plastic bags: think thicker!

Plastic bags: think thicker!

The ban on ultra-thin plastic shopping bags is now in effect. If you want more information on the new regulations, there's a hotline number to dial.


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