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Gold Pack Awards 2021 Medal Winners

Myplas is proud to be the recycled supplier to the following gold award winners at this year’s Gold Pack Awards.

Supermarket Trolley crowned as Recycled Product of the Year

A humble supermarket trolley, which most of us use at least once a week, has been crowned the Best Recycled Product of the Year at the South African Plastics Recycling Organisation’s (SAPRO) biennial competition which took place on Thursday, 14 October 2021.

Operation Clean Sweep

The South African Plastics Recycling Organisation (SAPRO) and MyPlas have become the latest signatories of Operation Clean Sweep® (OCS) – an international stewardship program designed to keep plastic pellets, flakes and powders out of the marine environment. SAPRO currently represents 42 of South Africa’s leading plastic recyclers, including MyPlas, one of the largest post-consumer recyclers […]

Myplas has registered the Trademark for our Upcycled Product, MypolenⓇ

Myplas has registered the Trademark for our Upcycled Product, MypolenⓇ.  MypolenⓇ is our signature for customized, compounded, high quality Upcycled Plastic and can be used as a virgin replacement for Quality Critical Products and Processes. You can then attach a copy of the Trademark registration certificate:   Trademark registration certificate

Weg/Go Platteland Visits Myplas

Once upon a time, not too long ago Platteland started planning a good-news story on a completely different pandemic: South Africa’s enormous plastics pollution problem.   That’s why we were elated at the news of the launch of the SA’s Plastics Pact at the end of January this year. Through this unique collaborative initiative, government, […]

The New Plastics Global Commitment Announcement

We are a proud to announce that we are a signatory of the New Plastics Economy Global Commitment to shape a sustainable future. Plastic waste pollution has captured the world (and the public’s attention) at last and the search for solutions has started. We are proud to be part of a commitment to the vision […]

MyPlas partnered with the SA Plastics Pact to tackle plastic waste and pollution

Research shows that eight million tonnes of plastic leak into the ocean every year and with a business as usual scenario, according to research done by the Ellen MacArthur Foundation, by 2050 there could be more plastics than fish in the ocean by weight. The statistics are overwhelming but initiatives like the newly launched and […]

The life of plastic in SA — foul or fantastic?

There is no getting around the fact that plastics are useful, but how useful are they after consumers throw them into the trash? And how well is the country whose ‘national flower’ was once a plastic bag doing compared with the rest of the world? Plastics are durable, and are widely used in infrastructure as […]

MyPlas gains ISO accreditation

CAPE multi-material recycler MyPlas has gained ISO standard accreditation, making it the second South African plastics recycler to achieve the international standard qualifi cation. MyPlas received its certificate on 3 January, confirming that it operates a quality management system which complies with the requirements of ISO 9001:2015 for the recycling of postconsumer, post-industrial and factory […]