Media releases

03 December 2013
Wrap yourself in green this festive season

MPACT With the festive season countdown already begun, shopping malls are decorated and geared up for Christmas shoppers anxiously hunting for gifts and grabbing armfuls of wrapping paper, gift boxes, greeting cards, advent calendars and other bits and pieces typical of this time of year.


25 November 2013
Mpact paper collections to end in Waterval area

MPACT Mpact Recycling’s collections of the orange Ronnie Bags will end on Monday 2 December 2013.


16 September 2013
Fact sheet for Mpact’s National Clean-Up Week campaign, 16 - 21 September 2013

Mpact According to the Paper Recycling Association of South Africa, 1,151,315 tons of paper was recovered in the country in 2012, up 73,674 tons from 2011.


16 September 2013
From street to factory: The recycling value chain in action

MPACT A common sight along many quiet suburban streets and busy thoroughfares are hawkers dragging trolleys piled high with flattened cardboard boxes, plastic bottles and waste material that has been salvaged from households, supermarkets and other sources.


16 September 2013
Mpact contributes to job creation

MPACT According to the Paper and Recycling Association of South Africa the pulp and paper industry is one of the largest employers in South Africa, making a significant annual contribution to the economy of some R35,26 billion.


13 September 2013
Lots of room for businesses to push recycling and make a difference

MPACT The South African recycling industry continues to face poor recovery rates of office paper an important raw material for manufacturers of paper and packaging.


02 September 2013
Mpact expands its Jumbo Bin offering

MPACT Mpact Plastic Containers launches new Returnable Transit Packaging product.


12 August 2013
Greater participation is needed to make recycling worthwhile for all

MPACT Recycling can be a great contributor to the South African economy with job creation opportunities and direct benefits to the environment.


01 July 2013
Mpact donates R96, 200 to the SPCA and Hospice

MPACT On Thursday 27 June at its offices in Tulisa Park, Mpact Recycling, part of the Mpact Group, handed over a cheque to the SPCA (Johannesburg, Ekhuruleni, Pretoria, and Centurion) and Hospice (Witwatersrand, Pretoria, Centurion) for R96, 200.


27 June 2013
Mpact Springs Mill adopts a school in its community

MPACT The sounds of laughter and clatter of people hard at work were heard loud and clear at Tlakula Secondary School as learners and the management team from Mpact’s paper operation in Springs tackled some much-needed projects to improve the school’s facilities.


31 May 2013
Packaging innovation offers efficiency for logistics sector, says Mpact

MPACT Costs and competitive pressures in the logistics sector are driving intensified searches for efficiency improvements across every facet of operations, says Loutjie de Jongh, managing director of Mpact Plastic Containers.


08 May 2013
Packaging decision could spell success or failure in the agriculture sector

Mpact Selecting the correct packaging is a fundamental decision for players in South Africa’s beleaguered agriculture sector.