Press Releases

 

Press Releases

2015

Mpact Recycling challenges South Africans to keep our country clean 365 days a year

South Africa’s National Waste Management Strategy (NWMS) aims to see all South African households in the country’s major centres separating household waste by 2016. As the nation gears up for this year’s Clean-up Week, 14 – 20 September, and Recycle Day, 18 September, Mpact Recycling challenges all South Africans to play their part in keeping the country clean 365 days a year. It’s never been easier getting into the routine of recycling.

Mpact Recycling: an employment growth enabler in the face of hard times

Statistics SA reported that the first quarter of 2015 saw unemployment rates reach a 12 year high in South Africa. John Hunt, managing director of Mpact Recycling, indicates that this poses a challenge for industry to become more innovative and agile in creating opportunities that contribute to long-term and sustainable employment. A case in point is the recycling industry which has become a significant growth enabler in the face of hard times.

Schools benefit from prizes and money to the value of R140 000 in the Mpact Recycling Ronnie Schools Competition

 

Mpact Recycling has awarded a total of R140 000 in prizes to 34 schools around the country in their Ronnie Recycler Schools Competition prize giving. Nursery, primary and high schools registered with Mpact Recycling in Gauteng, Pretoria, Durban, Richards Bay and Cape Town were given the opportunity to compete.

Mpact Recycling provides planet-saving tips for the festive season

Every year, thousands of tons of waste matter are generated through traditional festive season activities. With water shortages wreaking havoc around the country and road travel increasing carbon emissions, it’s the perfect time to adjust the way we use our precious resources. Mpact Recycling offers a few tips on how to do this.

Mpact Recycling Ronnie Recycler Schools Competition has schools battling it out for their share of R140 000 prize money

Mpact Recycling has opened entries to their annual Ronnie Recycler schools competition. Nursery, primary and high schools registered with Mpact Recycling in Johannesburg, Springs, Pretoria, Midrand, Durban, Richards Bay and Cape Town can win their share of R140 000 in prize money just for helping their school to recycle. For the opportunity to compete, schools must complete the entry form available on the Mpact Recycling website and collect more paper than any other school in their area.