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Making bricks out of unwanted plastic

Hellena Sailas, a 24-year-old micro, small, and medium-sized entrepreneur (MSME) from Tanzania, founded Arena Recycling Industry to produce building materials from plastic waste, such as eco-bricks, paving blocks, and tiles, in an attempt to save the world from unnecessary plastic. The materials produced by her company are used to build affordable homes, toilets, garden walls and other structures, mainly in rural areas. Hellena, who.... Read more »

Posted on : Tuesday , 4th May 2021

Making bricks out of plastic

Hellena Sailas, a 24-year-old micro, small, and medium-sized entrepreneur (MSME) from Tanzania, founded Arena Recycling Industry to produce building materials from plastic waste, such as eco-bricks, paving blocks, and tiles, in an attempt to save the world from unnecessary plastic. The materials produced by her company are used to build affordable homes, toilets, garden walls and other structures, mainly in rural areas. Hellena, who.... Read more »

Posted on : Friday , 23rd April 2021

Apple's innovative fiber-based packaging is assisting in the conservation of Kenya's Savanna

Apple unveiled the Restore Fund, a first-of-its-kind carbon removal programme that will invest in forestry projects to extract carbon from the environment while also providing a financial return to investors. Apple's $200 million fund, which was launched in collaboration with American non-profit Conservation International and multi-national investment firm Goldman Sachs, aims to remove at least one million metric tonnes of carbon dioxide from.... Read more »

Posted on : Friday , 23rd April 2021

Global Recycling Day Reminds East Africa to Grow Economy

The Global Day of Recycling, celebrated on 18 March, offered the opportunity to reflect on how the prosperity of Africa should be promoted through inclusive growth of economies, while reducing the environmental impact of packaging waste. Coca-Cola Beverages Africa (CCBA) has made its aggressive recycling targets a top business priority, along with key success indicators for growth and profitability, according to Coca-Cola Chief Executive.... Read more »

Posted on : Wednesday , 31st March 2021

Kenyan Entrepreneur moulds unwanted Plastic into Bricks

Plastic waste from factories and businesses is turned into extremely powerful paving bricks by a Nairobi-based social enterprise. Nzambi Matee founded Gjenge Makers after becoming frustrated with how little was being done to address the pressing issue of plastic pollution in her country. Her and her team were named Young Champions of the Earth for 2020 by the United Nations Environmental Programme for their resilient building.... Read more »

Posted on : Tuesday , 30th March 2021

PET recycling being promoted by Silafrica in collaboration with the PETCO board and the Tanzanian government

A PET preform is a test tube-shaped piece of plastic that is produced by a process called injection moulding, using a plastic called PET (Polyethylene Terephthalate) that produces liquids and food containers. The Group, with its presence in Tanzania, Kenya, Uganda and Ethiopia, is known for setting benchmarks in the manufacturing sector with high quality standards in terms of customer satisfaction and the adoption of top-of-the-range.... Read more »

Posted on : Friday , 5th March 2021

KEB publishes new rules for environmentally-friendly paper packaging

New standards for Kraft paper processing have been accepted by Kenya's Bureau of Standards (KEBs). The guidelines define the sampling and testing criteria for Kraft paper used in the packaging of greasy and oily foods, as well as dry foods like sugar and flour, bread bags, shopping bags, wrappings, and laminates. The new guidelines specify grease or oil resistance, pH, cobb, dimensions, heavy metal and organic pollutants limits, and.... Read more »

Posted on : Friday , 5th March 2021

Green Food Packaging Market in East Africa

Today's companies call for creative and superlative strategies to succeed in this rapidly changing marketplace. With Green Food Packaging, businesses can gain unprecedented insights and awareness of the best business prospects in their relevant markets. Due to rising demand at the end user level, the market will witness growth during the forecast period. The green food packaging market will hit an approximate size of USD 311.7 billion by.... Read more »

Posted on : Tuesday , 26th January 2021

Nestlé launches its plastic waste control programme in Ethiopia

Nestlé has collaborated with local sustainability consultant TS Environment to set up a programme for the recycling of plastics waste in Ethiopia. The goal of the programme is to achieve the neutrality of plastics in the next 12 months. This ensures that Nestlé would have extracted and co-processed the equivalent amount of plastic found in the goods sold and avoided the further flow of plastic into the landfills. An expected 40 tonnes of.... Read more »

Posted on : Wednesday , 30th December 2020

Petco Kenya's first material collection facility in Kajiado county

Kenya PET recycling company (PETCO) has launched a material collection facility in the named county that will boost the waste collection and segregation in collaboration with the Kajiado County Government and the National Environment Management Authority (NEMA). A PETCO-sponsored pelleting facility worth  KES 50 million was designed to help the county handle its rising waste material by processing up to 10 tonnes of PET per day. The.... Read more »

Posted on : Wednesday , 30th December 2020

Tanzania creating opportunity for paper chemical market

A rise in disposable income coupled with a high standard of living is escalating the use of paper for packaging, which in turn boosts the growth of the market for paper chemicals. The demand has also fuelled a rise in the use of paper for printing and writing applications. The size of the Paper Chemicals market is expected to hit $42 billion by 2025, after a 3% rise in the CAGR during 2020-2025. Paper chemicals are a category of chemicals.... Read more »

Posted on : Tuesday , 8th December 2020

Egyptian Manufacturing Company Yorpak to Spread Their Roots in Africa

YORPAK Egypt had announced their participation at the Africa’s highly rated exhibition 23rd PPPexpo which will be held at Dar es salaam, Tanzania from 07th to 09th April 2021.Yorpak will be showcasing Material made from high impact copolymer Polypropylene. The grade which is been used is selected by its Engineering & Materials department for Excellent impact stacking resistance to shocks and mishandling.This group of companies has tripled.... Read more »

Posted on : Tuesday , 8th December 2020



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  • Unipak Nile Ltd. manufactures corrugated containers, carton packaging, high-graphics shelf-ready packaging, and promotional point-of-purchase displays and counter stands.
  •  Static Control Components is the world
  •  PANASIA TECH is a Hong Kong based company with various Original Equipment Manufacturing partners in Mainland China and India.
  • Products includes adhesive tapes, masking tapes etc
  • Preparing the PE raw materials in the shape of powder.
  • HP Indigo digital press, a division of HP, Hewlett Packard, is the worlds leading provider of high end, high quality, color digital printing solutions.
  • Rawasy Al Khaleej Plastic Ind. is an integrated packaging company manufacturing rigid & flexible packaging products.
  • The   Stratex    company   was  founded  in  2002  in  response  to  the  urgent  needs of  Western humanitarian aid organizations in  Central  Asia.
  •  Ipex is dedicated to managing the brands of world leading printing & related machinery manufacturers ensuring that we supply machinery from manufacturers of technologically advanced equipment, tailor-made for the Printing, Packaging and   Converting
  • LOHIA CORP LIMITED formerly known as Lohia Starlinger Limited started in the year 1981 to address the flexible packaging needs of various sectors of industry in India
  • It is publication which is serving the food & package industries in Asia.
  • Nile Trade Fairs focuses in International trade fairs & conferences to be ideal platforms for foreign and local companies doing business in the Middle East
  • Manufacturing and sales of flexible plastic packaging, multilayer packaging, B.O.P.P Metalized film for food grade packages etc.
  • Astro films, a quality conscious film manufacturer offer the best quality product in packaging film spectrum.
  • Manufacturer exporter of Paper Converted Stationery Products for the School & Office Segment.
  • IGT Testing Systems specializes on Development, manufacturing and marketing of printability testing equipment and tack testing instruments for the worldwide paper industry, printing industry, graphical arts, plastic-, paint, ink and   coating industr
  • We are leading manufacturer of wide range of products which includes stationery and aluminium products. We also offer services like printing and packaging.
  •  Paperex  12th International Exhibition & Conference on Pulp & Paper Industry
  • Directed its efforts towards the needs of developing countries of Central, Middle Asia and East Africa for shipping of Packing Equipment and materials for food, beverages, household chemicals and cooking oil industry
  • Vuega Packaging Industries is a leading supplier of industrial & consumer packaging solutions in UAE.
  • Proven, high quality, reliable and cost effective solution for a wide variety of coding & marking applications.
  • Radhekrishna, a leading mechanical engineering enterprise in India,
  •  At Maple Leaf Plastic, we specialize in offering great savings to our customers by creating customized solutions to suit their individual needs.
  • Machines
  • Shree Ambica Industries is one of the most dynamic, technology driven company, which offers tailor made packaging solutions
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