Press Releases


Press Releases


Make recycling a daily habit

With South Africa’s population expected to increase to 59.5 million by 2020, the country needs to find sustainable ways to deal with the enormous amount of waste a growing population is expected to generate. It’s a problem government cannot solve on its own and requires commitment from every business, community and individual.

Schools urged to pick up pace of paper collecting

With September heralding the onset of spring, the spotlight is firmly focused on the environment. Not only does nature begin to renew itself but South Africa’s annual Clean-up & Recycle SA Week, which runs from 11 to 17 September and incorporates Recycling Day SA on 16 September, highlights the need for everyone to protect the environment and recycle their waste.

Recycling - A Way For Women To Empower Themselves

Women who head up buy-back centres are some of the most committed players in the recycling industry. Their attention to detail, good housekeeping, on-site safety measures and marketing skills make them invaluable business partners for Mpact Recycling, which obtains recyclable material from them.

Mpact launches recycling drop-off centre in Hartbeespoort

Mpact Recycling launched a recycling drop-off concept at Village Mall Hartbeespoort. The initiative, which forms part of several projects by Mpact during Clean-up & Recycle SA Week (12 to 17 September), is aimed at filling a recycling gap in the community.

Minister of the Environmental Affairs unveils Mpact’s liquid packaging recycling plant

Mpact today opened its liquid packaging recycling plant at the company’s Springs paper mill. The company held an on-site ribbon-cutting ceremony this morning, with Minister Dr. Edna Molewa, the Minister of Environmental Affairs, as well as other national and local government officials in attendance.