Start recycling organic waste this National Recycling Day
Friday the 17th of September is National Recycling Day in South Africa, and whilst most South Africans are very good at recycling their paper, plastics, glass and metal items, what many do not realise is that they can also recycle their organic waste! Organic waste is anything that was once alive – food waste, garden refuse, wood, paper and compostable packaging are just a few examples!
SA prepares to celebrate Clean-Up & Recycle SA week
Plastics SA – the umbrella body representing the entire plastics industry – is calling on South Africans to participate in the annual Clean-Up & Recycle SA week from 13-18 September 2021. This year’s week will once again culminate in National Recycling Day on Friday, 17 September 2021 and the International Coastal Clean-Up Day/Let’s Do It World Clean-up Day on Saturday, 18 September 2021.