Introducing POLYCO
Who is Polyco

Polyco PRO NPC is a non-profit company focused on making waste a valuable resource that works for our economy. We aim to grow the collection and recycling of plastic packaging in South Africa, to promote the responsible use and reuse of this plastic packaging and to end plastic waste in the environment.

Our Work

Polyco is focused on three key strategic pillars – we invest in recycling innovation for new end use market development, recycling infrastructure for capacity building and efficiency and recycling education and awareness in South Africa and we collaborate with multiple stakeholders to achieve success in these areas.

Polyco is funded by our members, who contribute to recycling in South Africa.



R120 Million

available for project funding in South Africa



jobs created


300 000

tonnes, contributed to

growing the plastics recycling industry

through Polyco invested projects




Polyco invested projects

championing positive change

within the plastics recycling industry in South Africa


the national footprint of the innovative collection business


to nine units and developed the


pop up model


Million+ Plastic Recycling Resolution

campaign with consumers across South Africa


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Polyco’s Good Standing Members

Thank you for advocating positive change within the plastics industry

  • AAA Marinades and Spice (Pty) Ltd
  • Absolute Pets (Pty) Ltd
  • Actaforce CC
  • Acti-chem SA (Pty) Ltd
  • Action Plastics CC
  • Adwill Packaging (Pty) Ltd
  • Afgri Animal Feeds A Division Of Philafrica Foods (Pty) Ltd
  • Afoodable (Pty) Ltd
  • Afripack Consumer Flexibles (Pty) Ltd – Pinetown
  • Afrique Pet Food (Pty) Ltd
  • ALC Corp (Pty) Ltd
  • Almina Trading (Pty) Ltd
  • Alpla Packaging SA (Pty) Ltd
  • AMEC Foodpack (Pty) Ltd
  • Amka Products (Pty) Ltd
  • Amopack Can Manufacturers (Pty) Ltd
  • Amway South Africa (Pty) Ltd
  • ANZ Chemicals (Cape Town) CC
  • Apex Cordset Technologies (Pty) Ltd
  • Aplus Packaging (Pty) Ltd
  • Arch Wood Protection SA (Pty) Ltd
  • Ardagh Glass Packaging South Africa (Pty) Ltd
  • Astral Operations Limited
  • Astrapak Manufacturing Holdings (Pty) Ltd
  • AVI-Products (Pty) Ltd
  • Avon Justine (Pty) Ltd
  • Axiz (Pty) Ltd
  • Bag Babe (Pty) Ltd
  • Bagworx (Pty) Ltd
  • Bernd Triebiger (Pty) Ltd t/a B.T Enterprises
  • Bidvest Paperplus (Pty) Ltd – Aluminium Foil Converters
  • Bikinvention 2 CC
  • BM Food Manufacturer’s (Pty) Ltd
  • Boardman Brothers (Pty) Ltd
  • Bowler Plastics (Pty) Ltd
  • BP Southern Africa (Pty) Ltd
  • Branson Chemicals (Pty) Ltd
  • Busa Plastics SA (Pty) Ltd
  • Calitzdorp Wynkelder (Pty) Ltd
  • Cape Bag (Pty) Ltd
  • Cape Bulk Bags (Pty) Ltd
  • CCL Label South Africa (Pty) Ltd
  • Chill Beverages International (Pty) Ltd
  • Cispak (Pty) Ltd
  • Classiq Coatings (Pty) Ltd
  • Coca-Cola Beverages South Africa (Pty) Ltd
  • Coca-Cola Peninsula Beverages (Pty) Ltd
  • Columbit (Pty) Ltd
  • Concord Group CC
  • Condrou Manufacturing (Pty) Ltd
  • Corteva Agriscience RSA (Pty) Ltd
  • Crown Food Group (Pty) Ltd
  • CTP Limited
  • Custom Extrusion (Pty) Ltd
  • Dabur South Africa (Pty) Ltd
  • DBC Packaging (Pty) Ltd
  • Dell Computer (Pty) Ltd
  • Deluxe Chemicals CC
  • Demco (Pty) Ltd
  • Designa PET Packaging (Pty) Ltd
  • Detpak South Africa (Pty) Ltd
  • DGB (Pty) Ltd
  • DH Flexibles (Pty) Ltd
  • Didget Printing (Pty) Ltd
  • Die Sakman Reitz (Pty) Ltd
  • Dimbaza Fibres (Pty) Ltd
  • Diversey South Africa (Pty) Ltd
  • Dow Southern Africa (Pty) Ltd
  • Dynamic Brands Manufacturing (Pty) Ltd
  • Dynamic Plastic Packaging (Pty) Ltd
  • Easitape (Pty) Ltd
  • Echa Plastic Products (Pty) Ltd
  • Ekhamanzi Springs (Pty) Ltd
  • Elizabeth Arden (South Africa) (Pty) Ltd
  • Ema Packaging (Pty) Ltd
  • Emseni Farming (Pty) Ltd
  • Expert Plastics (Pty) Ltd
  • Extruform (Pty) Ltd
  • Fair Cape Dairies (Pty) Ltd
  • Fairfield Dairy (Pty) Ltd
  • Ferrero Ithemba RSA (Pty) Ltd
  • First Draw Packaging CC
  • Flexilube (Pty) Ltd
  • Flex-O-Pack (Pty) Ltd
  • Flexothene Plastics (Pty) Ltd
  • Fluidra Waterlinx (Pty) Ltd
  • FME Flexibles (Pty) Ltd
  • Formulage (Pty) Ltd
  • Foster International Packaging (Pty) Ltd
  • Fromm Systems Africa (Pty) Ltd
  • Geiger & Klotzbucher (Pty) Ltd
  • Gerber Fresh (Pty) Ltd
  • Gerber Trading SA (Pty) Ltd
  • Germac Trading CC
  • GreyLine Plastics (Pty) Ltd
  • Gundle Plastics Group (Pty) Ltd
  • Health and Hygiene (Pty) Ltd
  • Herbalife International South Africa Limited
  • Hill’s Pet Nutrition South Africa (Pty) Ltd
  • Huhtamaki South Africa (Pty) Ltd
  • ICA Laboratories CC
  • Imvusa Trading 1310 CC t/a Bagmaster CC
  • Indigo Brands (Pty) Ltd
  • Innovation Shrink And Wrap (Pty) Ltd
  • iNova Pharmaceuticals (Pty) Ltd
  • Irvin & Johnson Limited
  • Italpac (Pty) Ltd
  • Joekels Tea Packers (Pty) Ltd
  • Joya Brands (Pty) Ltd
  • K2016491554 (Pty) Ltd t/a Awesome Snacks
  • Kayden Plastics (Pty) Ltd
  • Kealmeca Products (Pty) Ltd
  • Laser Chemicals (Pty) Ltd
  • Lauviv (Pty) Ltd t/a Indezi River Creamery
  • Libstar Operations (Pty) Ltd
  • Lubripack (Pty) Ltd
  • Marico South Africa (Pty) Ltd
  • Master Plastics Limited – Barrier Film Converters (Pty) Ltd
  • Master Plastics Limited – Peninsula Packaging
  • MCC Label Durban South Africa (Pty) Ltd
  • MCC Label Johannesburg South Africa (Pty) Ltd
  • MCC Label Paarl South Africa (Pty) Ltd
  • MCG Industries (Pty) Ltd
  • Medichem (Pty) Ltd
  • Mpact Operations (Pty) Ltd
  • Mtech SA (Pty) Ltd
  • Nampak Products Limited – Closures
  • National Brands Limited
  • Natures Garden (Pty) Ltd
  • Neo Polypack CC
  • New Tech Packaging (Pty) Ltd
  • Nike South Aftica (Pty) Ltd Barloworld
  • NNP Flexibles (Pty) Ltd
  • NNZ The Packaging Network (Pty) Ltd
  • Novapac Manufacturing (Pty) Ltd
  • Novara Profile Extrusions (Pty) Ltd
  • Novopak CC
  • Nutrochem Manufacturing (Pty) Ltd
  • Nyathi Sugar Ridge CC
  • Oakland Distribution (Pty) Ltd
  • Oasis Water (Pty) Ltd
  • Optoplast CC
  • Organic Aloe (Pty) Ltd
  • Outeniqua Plastics (Pty) Ltd
  • Pack Way International SA CC
  • Packaging Centre Midrand (Pty) Ltd
  • Packology (Pty) Ltd
  • Pakpal (Pty) Ltd
  • Pal Pak (Pty) Ltd
  • Pannar Seed (Pty) Ltd
  • Patagon Flex Plastic (Pty) Ltd
  • PET Accent (Pty) Ltd
  • Pharmacare Limited t/a Aspen Pharmacare
  • Phluid (Pty) Ltd
  • Pick ‘n Pay Retailers (Pty) Ltd
  • Pinnacle Micro (Pty) Ltd
  • PlasLantic (Pty) Ltd
  • Plastic Accent (Pty) Ltd
  • Plastic Packaging Cape (Pty) Ltd
  • Plastica Film Extrusions CC
  • Plastifoam (Pty) Ltd
  • Plastikos (Pty) Ltd
  • Plastopack (Pty) Ltd
  • Polifilm South Africa (Pty) Ltd
  • Polyoak Packaging (Pty) Ltd – Cape Town
  • Polywrap (Pty) Ltd
  • Premier Attraction 114 CC
  • Premier Plastics (Pty) Ltd
  • Professional Services Africa (Pty) Ltd
  • Pulse Plastics (Pty) Ltd
  • Pura Soda Beverage Company (Pty) Ltd
  • Rancent Trading CC t/a Siyakha Imperial Printing Co
  • Randpak (Pty) Ltd
  • RCL Components (Pty) Ltd
  • Reckitt Benckiser Pharmaceuticals (Pty) Ltd
  • Revlon South Africa (Pty) Ltd
  • RFG Foods (Pty) Ltd
  • Richflex (Pty) Ltd
  • Roche Products (Pty) Ltd
  • Rolfes Leather (Pty) Ltd
  • Rolfes Water (Pty) Ltd
  • Romatex (Pty) Ltd
  • SA Label Printers (Pty) Ltd
  • Safripol (Pty) Ltd
  • Saint-Gobain Construction Products South Africa (Pty) Ltd
  • Sea Harvest Corporation (Pty) Ltd
  • Sealed Air Africa (Pty) Ltd
  • Sentraal-Suid Kooperasie Beperk
  • Sharp Move Trading 260 (Pty) Ltd
  • Sharufa Packaging and Distributors (Pty) Ltd
  • Shoprite Checkers (Pty) Ltd
  • Silverplas CC
  • Sir Fruit (Pty) Ltd
  • Skinchem (Pty) Ltd
  • Slush Puppie South Africa (Pty) Ltd
  • Solenis Technologies South Africa (Pty) Ltd
  • Spectank (Pty) Ltd
  • Spurwing Horse Feed CC
  • Starke Ayres (Pty) Ltd
  • Stripform Packaging (Pty) Ltd
  • Super Thene Films (Pty) Ltd
  • Superior Packaging Industries (Pty) Ltd
  • Swisspro Group (Pty) Ltd t/a Bright Packaging & Raw Materials
  • Tabtainer CC
  • Technopol (SA) (Pty) Ltd
  • Timepack (Pty) Ltd
  • Titan Investment Group (Pty) Ltd
  • Trade Up Front (Pty) Ltd t/a Flame Corporation
  • Traidcor (Pty) Ltd
  • Trempak (Pty) Ltd
  • Tropic Plastic & Packaging Industry (Pty) Ltd
  • Truworths Limited
  • TYM Industries (Pty) Ltd t/a Dynamic Sales
  • UCL Company (Pty) Ltd
  • Vastra (Pty) Ltd
  • Venk-Pac (Pty) Ltd
  • Verigreen (Pty) Ltd
  • VH Fibre Optics (Pty) Ltd
  • Victor Soap Industries (Pty) Ltd
  • Volume Injection Products (Pty) Ltd
  • VR Print (Pty) Ltd
  • Wellness Warehouse (Pty) Ltd
  • Wingson Manufacturing Company (Pty) Ltd
  • Witbank Plastiek CC t/a Uniflex Packaging
  • Wonder Packaging (Pty) Ltd
  • Yucca Holdings (Pty) Ltd
  • Zibo (Pty) Ltd
  • Zibo Containers (Pty) Ltd
  • Zimco Group (Pty) Ltd t/a Dutton Plastics
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