Rwanda conference focuses on sustainable packaging

Rwanda is a luxuriant country located in Central-East Africa with a population of about 9 million and is characterized by one of the highest economic growth rates in the Sub-Saharan region: a yearly 7-8%. Ipack-Ima SpA, a leading event organizer specializing

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Pirate3D to help bring 3D printing technologies to Africa

Pirate3D has joined forces with a world-renowned scientist to help bring 3D printing technologies to African institutions.
The 3D printing organisation has teamed up with Prof Calestous Juma of Harvard University, an authority in the application of science and technology to sustainable development

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SA steps up plastic waste recycling

More than 245 000 tons of plastic waste were recycled in South Africa in 2011 and the figure for last year was roughly the same.

This equates to 18.9 percent of all plastic produced in the country and includes just under 30 percent of all plastic packaging, says the chairperson of the SA Plastics Recycling Organisation Douglas

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