Press Releases


Press Releases


Meet people who make money from waste paper

Collecting waste paper and cardboard is much more than a good habit and a way of keeping our environment clean. It is also the way that many enterprising people earn money. The recycling industry in South Africa already provides jobs for 100 000 people.

How recycling quietly became a big business

Transformation into essential activity sustains thousands of jobs.

Recycling has been transformed in the consumer’s eyes from a worthy environmentally-focused activity into a fully-fledged business sector that provides jobs for thousands and contributes significantly to the economy every year.

Entrepreneurial spirit and a little help produce successful recycling business

All success stories begin with a little bit of help. But access to financial help, equipment, business training and industry knowledge are often major stumbling blocks for small business initiatives.

Mpact to build R350m plant in major move into plastics recycling

Mpact Limited, the JSE-listed manufacturer of paper and plastic packaging and a major paper recycler, today announced a major move into plastics recycling when it unveiled plans for a R350-million state-of-the-art polyethylene terephthalate (PET) recycling plant.

Entries now open for school telephone directory recycling competition

Mpact Recycling, in partnership with Trudon (the publishers of the Yellow Pages), have opened entries to the annual telephone directory and paper drive school competition.