Who is Polyco

The Polyolefin Responsibility Organisation NPC, trading as Polyco, is a not-for-profit industry body formed by the polyolefin converters themselves to promote the collection and recycling of post-consumer polyolefin packaging containers and other items.

About Polyolefins

Polyolefins is the collective term for the kinds of plastics that include polyethylene, namely low-density polyethylene (LDPE), linear low-density polyethylene (LLDPE), high-density polyethylene (HDPE) and polypropylene (PP).

Our Projects

Polyco has already invested more than R22 million into various separation, collection, sorting and recycling projects around South Africa, in order to increase the recycling rate of polyolefin plastics.  Take a look at some of the Polyco projects from the past few years.

PR / Media

The PR section is where you will find links to useful multimedia resources, like How To Recycle videos which are available in 5 different languages, Swop Shop photo galleries, as well as our Heart of Waste stories published in our Blog.

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Latest Videos

Browse through interesting videos, including our How To Recycle series, which are available in 5 different languages, namely: English – Xhosa – Sesotho– Zulu – Afrikaans

SuzelleDIY Introduction to Recycling
How to Recycle Series
The Secret Life of Recycled Plastics
Real people, Real jobs. Recycle

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