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.
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.
27-year-old Sibusiso Shabangu is turning plastic into fuel to mitigate the soaring fuel price.
With plastic polluting the oceans young people in Port Elizabeth began a massive clean-up to celebrate World Oceans Day.
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.