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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.

People cleaning up on a beach

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.

A group of workers

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.

Plastics washed up on a beach

World’s biggest sovereign fund pleads to save oceans

5 September 2018, 7:00 PM

Companies should be doing more to protect the world’s oceans, including combatting plastic waste pollution, Norway’s sovereign wealth fund, the world’s biggest, said on Wednesday.

Environmentalists warn plastics in ocean will outweigh fish by 2050

7 July 2018, 9:37 PM

Environmentalists have warned that the number of plastics in the oceans will outweigh fish by 2050, if nothing is done to end plastic pollution. They say the world consumes as much as a trillion plastic bags every year. Saturday marks “International Plastic Bag Free Day”. A public awareness campaign was held at Cape Town’s V&A […]

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