Press Releases


Press Releases


Diepkloof’s newest buy-back centre receives support from Mpact Recycling & TetraPak

Lucas Malope Mafa (46) runs a business which focuses on recovering recyclable products. His day starts at 8h00 and finishes at 17h00, operating every day of the week. On average his staff of four, deals with about 60 suppliers a day and processes over 48 tonnes of material in a month. 

Letter from a collector

My name is Mlungisi Mavimbela and I am 34 years old and I make a living collecting recyclables in and around the streets of Tembisa, which is where I live with my grandmother.

Recycling myths debunked

With increasing pressure on South Africans to reuse, recycle and reduce waste to landfill, Mpact Recycling managing director John Hunt debunks some of the myths surrounding recycling and urges citizens to take responsibility for managing their waste.

Collectors are creating a sustainable future through recycling

Collectors like Mlungisi Mavimbela are creating a sustainable future through living a life that is pro-recycling and creating a livelihood from what others have chosen to throw away.

World Environmental Health Day urges us to look after environment

Leading recycling company, Mpact Recycling encourages everyone to embody this year’s World Environmental Health Day, tasking individuals with the continuation of maintaining their recycling efforts all year long, even after the conclusion of Recycling Month (September 2018).