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Africa set to become world’s biggest plastic polluter

27 November 2019, 8:42 PM

Africa is set to overtake Asia as the biggest plastic polluter in the world. This has been the warning from Dr Tony Ribbink from the Africa Marine Waste Network.

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Unilever, SAPRO, WWF join forces to tackle plastic pollution

8 October 2019, 4:58 PM

A pact signed by Unilever South Africa, the South African Plastics Recycling Organisation (SAPRO), and the World Wildlife Fund for Nature has set an ambitious target of reducing virgin use plastic by 50% by 2025.

Mpumalanga man turns plastic into fuel

29 July 2019, 8:00 PM

27-year-old Sibusiso Shabangu is turning plastic into fuel to mitigate the soaring fuel price.

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South Africans celebrate World Oceans Day by cleaning up beaches

8 June 2019, 8:58 PM

With plastic polluting the oceans young people in Port Elizabeth began a massive clean-up to celebrate World Oceans Day.

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Numsa gears up for national strike in plastic sector

11 October 2018, 7:20 PM

The National Union of Metalworkers of South Africa (Numsa) is gearing up for a national mega strike in the plastic sector from Monday next week.

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