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IOI & PETCO: Media Roundtable Event – Ending Plastic Pollution in South Africa by 2030 – Fact or Fiction? (12 March 2020, Cape Town)
12 March

IOI & PETCO: Media Roundtable Event – Ending Plastic Pollution in South Africa by 2030 – Fact or Fiction? (12 March 2020, Cape Town)

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Circle back
31 August

Circle back

Couldn’t attend our previous events? See what you missed here

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Stay in the loop
30 December

Stay in the loop

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Wavescape Festival
07 November

Wavescape Festival

The Wavescape Festival was born of a love of surfing and surf culture, and the simple idea of sharing these good feelings with an audience. Ten years on, we present a range of film, music and art events in South Africa and Reunion, all with the aim of having fun, building community and promoting conservation.

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Plastics Colloquium
21 November

Plastics Colloquium

The Minister of Environment, Forestry and Fisheries has called the Plastics Colloquium to consider the effectiveness of recent or current initiatives to address the challenge of plastic pollution in South Africa. The lessons from the Colloquium will assist in directing possible projects, programmes and policies that South Africa could take to address the plastic pollution problem

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PETCO and Plastics|SA clean up Robben Island
20 September

PETCO and Plastics|SA clean up Robben Island

As part of PETCO’s efforts to support Clean-Up and Recycle Week SA 2019 in partnership with Plastics|SA, we will be cleaning up Robben Island on Friday 20 September 2019.

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ST JAMES TRAIN TRACK CLEAN UP 22 SEPTEMBER
22 September

ST JAMES TRAIN TRACK CLEAN UP 22 SEPTEMBER

On Sunday, 22 September 2019, we will be taking to the train tracks to pick up litter. PETCO is supporting this initiative and  YOU should too!

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EASTERN CAPE: IWMSA Conference 2019 – Surfs Up Or Is It?  | 29 October 2019
29 September

EASTERN CAPE: IWMSA Conference 2019 – Surfs Up Or Is It? | 29 October 2019

“We made plastic. We depend on It. Now we’re drowning in It.” – National Geographic This miracle material has made modern life possible. But more than 40% of it is used just once and it’s choking our waterways, which begs the question: Plastic or Planet?

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A First Thursdays Event – Talking Trash: A Citizens Guide
03 October

A First Thursdays Event – Talking Trash: A Citizens Guide

Presently, there is a great deal of uncertainty and misunderstanding regarding South Africa’s waste management operations. This has left citizens confused and unsure on how best to manage their waste. The Waste Minimisation and Recycling Interest Group (WMRIG) is an Interest Group of the Institute of Waste Management (IWMSA). The WMRIG, in collaboration with the

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