Mpact Recycling has called upon consumers to take greater care when disposing of their refuse. “We urge consumers to separate recyclable plastic bottles and other recyclable items at home instead of relying on recyclers to do so at landfill. By that time the plastic is often too contaminated with items like soil to be recycled,” says Ronald Fairbanks, General Manager: Mpact Polymers.

The 2016 festive season is well under way, albeit toned down somewhat from its usual excesses due to the current economic environment. It is however, still the perfect time to pay greater attention to the way we use the planet’s natural resources.

Mpact Recycling, part of the Mpact Group handed over a cheque to the value of R50 970 to the SPCA and Hospice on 12 September 2016 to benefit the organisations in what they do. The donation forms part of the Mpact Recycling offices programme where the monetary value attached to tonnages collected on behalf of offices is given to the SPCA and Hospice.

Most people agree that recycling is important and must be done in their homes and at work, having already accepted that pollution and climate change rank among some of the serious challenges facing our planet.

A workplace recycling programme is easy to set up and is an essential part of today’s socially aware business. We are all mindful of the damage that not recycling does to our environment, so why aren’t all businesses participating in recycling programmes? Time? Space? Cost? Convenience?

According to Mpact Recycling starting a school recycling programme need not be an overwhelming task, it simply requires a bit of planning.

Home is where you can make the biggest difference to the amount of waste that you recycle. “South Africans are now able to recycle milk and juice cartons, making a sizeable difference to the quantity of material that can be removed from the household rubbish bin for recycling.

In this Women’s Month in which South Africa pays special tribute to the women of the country, Mpact Recycling is more than ever encouraging women to seize the opportunities that recycling presents for them to create successful businesses and careers.

In this Women’s Month in which South Africa pays special tribute to the women of the country, Mpact Recycling is more than ever encouraging women to seize the opportunities that recycling presents for them to create successful businesses and careers.

Did you know that the paper cartons used to package fruit juice, milk, iced tea, flavoured milk, wine, custard, and dry goods like muesli and pet food are recyclable and can be included in your green Mpact Ronnie bags for Kerbside collection?