RecyclePaperZA shares the ‘golden rules’ for paper recycling. The Paper Recycling Association of South Africa (RecyclePaperZA) calls on all South Africans – from schoolchildren to pensioners – to do their bit by recycling paper products at school, home and work for drop-off at local recycling depots or gathering by collectors who earn a living by […]
Between September 14 and 19, we celebrate Clean-up South Africa and Recycle Week to encourage citizens countrywide to recycle as a means of preventing ‘treasured trash’ from taking up precious space in landfills and extending its usable life as a new product.
A National Recycling Day message from the Paper Recycling Association of South Africa It is estimated that only 5% of South African households recycle their paper and cardboard. So what is the other 95% doing with it? A significant amount of recyclable paper is going to landfill every year. This paper degrades along with other […]
Paper recycling rates in South Africa increased to nearly 60% in 2011. This equates to the annual recovery of over a million tonnes of paper. Despite increased awareness, large amounts of recoverable paper and board packaging are still unnecessarily dumped in landfill sites. “Sadly only 5% of homes actively recycle their paper and board,” says […]
Reports on the media habits of Millennials, those “digital natives”, have given some the impression that young people never read newspapers. However, survey evidence stubbornly insists that they do.