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The Kenyan Recycling Partnership is looking for a brand owner.

The hunt for a brand owner partner, which partners Dow and Mr Green Africa think would finish the loop by enabling the use of recyclable flexible packaging in real applications, has begun in the second phase of a collaboration formed to remove inequities in recycling infrastructure in Kenya. The alliance, which was officially established in November 2019 in Nairobi, Kenya during Dow's Project Butterfly event, aims to promote awareness of.... Read more »

Posted on : Wednesday , 22nd September 2021

Plastic waste created into farm equipment using 3D printing.

Three African countries are now benefiting from an international project. The "Circular Plastics Project" involves collecting plastic garbage in low and middle-income nations and using 3D printing to turn it into agricultural implements. Researchers at Loughborough University in England are leading the initiative. Plastic pollution is still a problem throughout Africa. The "Circular Plastics Project" is one of the methods presented to.... Read more »

Posted on : Wednesday , 22nd September 2021

Rwanda has launched a Rwf690 million project to manage single-use plastics.

In the next five years, the Private Sector Federation (PSF) plans to contribute Rwf690.9 million to the collection, transportation, disposal, and recycling of single-use plastics. As Rwanda commemorated World Environment Day, the "Sustainable Management of Single-Use Plastics Project" was inaugurated. The theme of the day was "Ecosystem Restoration." The new development is in accordance with Law N° 17/2019, which prohibits the.... Read more »

Posted on : Friday , 27th August 2021

Silafrica Forms Partnership with PETCO Ethiopia to Reduce Post-Consumer PET's Environmental Impact

Silafrica's collaboration with PETCO aims to reduce the environmental impact of post-consumer Polyethylene Terephthalate (PET) on Ethiopia's landscape. One of the most significant accomplishments of the collaboration is the demonstration that plastic packaging has no negative environmental impact. Getaneh Asfaw, Country CEO of Silafrica Ethiopia, says, "We are glad and thrilled to work with PETCO Ethiopia to assist us with our obligations.... Read more »

Posted on : Friday , 27th August 2021

Tanzania: unwaste.io introduces ‘Wastebase' to collect statistics on plastic.

Through data cataloguing, a new software aims to improve the collecting of single-use plastic in East Africa. The programme, dubbed 'Wastebase,' was released by the business  . Thanks to Wastebase, single-use plastic management in Tanzania, and few other coutries will now be data-driven. Unwaste.io, a startup created in 2020 by software programmers Cameron Smith (located in Maputo, Mozambique) and Martin Pllu, has just launched the app.... Read more »

Posted on : Wednesday , 28th July 2021

Coca-Cola Kenya announced a new step in its "The World Without Waste" plan

Nairobi — Coca-Cola Kenya has launched a new appearance for Sprite, the country's most popular soft drink. (polyethylene terephthalate) plastic container, marking a historic departure from the green-colored plastic bottle that has served as the brand's identity since its inception in 1960. This change means that more Sprite bottles can be collected, recycled, and reused to create new items, in line with Coca-World Cola's Without.... Read more »

Posted on : Wednesday , 28th July 2021

NAEB Rwandan Upgraded its packing house to secure export safety

The Rwandan National Agricultural Export Development Board (NAEB) has upgraded a packing house to help the country's produce meet international market standards for quality and safety. The CEO of NAEB, Amb. Willian Bill Kayonga, and Ton Negenman, First Secretary at the Embassy of the Kingdom of the Netherlands in Rwanda, both presided at the opening of the new building. A packing house is a place where fresh horticulture produce, such as.... Read more »

Posted on : Wednesday , 30th June 2021

New guidelines for the production of packaging paper published by KEBS

The Kenya Bureau of Standards (KEBS) has accepted new guidelines for Kraft paper production. The guidelines detail the sample and testing criteria for Kraft paper used in the packaging of fatty, oily foods as well as dry foods like sugar and flour, as well as bread bags, shopping bags, wrappings, and laminates. “Kraft paper is suggested for eco-friendly packaging since it is created from biodegradable, recyclable material, which.... Read more »

Posted on : Wednesday , 30th June 2021

In Kenya the world's first boat built of recycled plastic sets sail.

The 'Flipflopi vessel' is the world's first recycled plastic ship. It will set sail on Lake Victoria in Kenya to launch a plastic pollution awareness campaign. During the journey, the boat, which is made entirely of recycled plastic, will go through three East African countries with the help of the UN Environment Programme's (UNEP) clean seas programme. They've also established innovation clusters and start-ups focused on the.... Read more »

Posted on : Thursday , 27th May 2021

Tanzania's EcoAct recycles plastic scrap into valuable materials

EcoAct Tanzania is one of the organisations that is pioneering new techniques to recycle plastic trash while also conserving the environment. EcoAct, one of Tanzania's fastest-growing tech firms, uses "Waxy ii Technique," a chemical-free and energy-efficient plastic extrusion technology. This cutting-edge method recycles and transforms post-consumer plastic waste into plastic lumber. The effort was founded to address issues such as.... Read more »

Posted on : Thursday , 27th May 2021

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



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  • 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
  • Proven, high quality, reliable and cost effective solution for a wide variety of coding & marking applications.
  • Rawasy Al Khaleej Plastic Ind. is an integrated packaging company manufacturing rigid & flexible packaging products.
  • Preparing the PE raw materials in the shape of powder.
  • 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
  • Radhekrishna, a leading mechanical engineering enterprise in India,
  • Products includes adhesive tapes, masking tapes etc
  • HP Indigo digital press, a division of HP, Hewlett Packard, is the worlds leading provider of high end, high quality, color digital printing solutions.
  • The   Stratex    company   was  founded  in  2002  in  response  to  the  urgent  needs of  Western humanitarian aid organizations in  Central  Asia.
  • It is publication which is serving the food & package industries in Asia.
  • Manufacturer exporter of Paper Converted Stationery Products for the School & Office Segment.
  • Nile Trade Fairs focuses in International trade fairs & conferences to be ideal platforms for foreign and local companies doing business in the Middle East
  • 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
  • Injection molding machines
  • Unipak Nile Ltd. manufactures corrugated containers, carton packaging, high-graphics shelf-ready packaging, and promotional point-of-purchase displays and counter stands.
  • Plastic products
  • Machines
  • Shree Ambica Industries is one of the most dynamic, technology driven company, which offers tailor made packaging solutions
  • Vuega Packaging Industries is a leading supplier of industrial & consumer packaging solutions in UAE.
  • Manufacturing and sales of flexible plastic packaging, multilayer packaging, B.O.P.P Metalized film for food grade packages etc.
  • We are leading manufacturer of wide range of products which includes stationery and aluminium products. We also offer services like printing and packaging.
  •  PANASIA TECH is a Hong Kong based company with various Original Equipment Manufacturing partners in Mainland China and India.
  •  Paperex  12th International Exhibition & Conference on Pulp & Paper Industry
  • Used plastic machinery
  • Astro films, a quality conscious film manufacturer offer the best quality product in packaging film spectrum.
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