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Mpact is the largest paper and plastics packaging and recycling business in Southern Africa. Our integrated business model is uniquely focused on closing the loop in plastic and paper packaging through recycling and beneficiation of recyclables.
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Packaging innovation is the solution to creating a circular economyManufacturers and retailers are looking to innovation to find sustainable solutions to replace single-use plastic. One such solution is the locally manufactured Freshpact range of paper punnets, developed by Mpact, the leading South African packaging manufacturer and recycler. This relatively new concept in fresh produce grocery packaging has given shoppers and brand owners an environmentally sustainable alternative to single-use plastic, while assisting in building a circular economy. 17 Nov 2021 Read more

Detpak's new Enveloop delivers sustainable courier bag solutionA pioneering South African innovation has produced a unique eco-friendly packaging alternative for the courier industry, called Enveloop. The paper courier bag by Detpak is biodegradable, compostable and the most cost-effective of its kind. 25 Oct 2021 Read more

South Africans called to play their part this National Recycling DaySouth Africans have long become familiar with the call to recycle their waste. This has become ever more apparent as people worked from home during the Covid-19 pandemic, as the waste that was normally generated in the office parks and business operations is now being generated and piling up at home. 13 Sep 2021 Read more

Mpact invests over R500 million in growth projects after returning R257 million to shareholdersMpact, the largest paper and plastics packaging business and recycler in southern Africa, reported the results for the six months ended 30 June 2021 today. Bruce Strong, Mpact Chief Executive Officer said: "Mpact continues to show tremendous resilience, firmly anchored in our purpose of making a difference, providing our customers with sustainable packaging and giving effect to the circular economy through our integrated business model. 5 Aug 2021 Read more

Are you responsible for plastic packaging?Bear with us as we take the opportunity to say it as it is: You should be part of the plastic packaging solution. The 'how' may be a bit more complex and depends on who you are and where you fit into the value chain, of course. 6 Jul 2021 Read more


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