PETCO ASSOCIATE MEMBERSHIP
APPLICATION FORM

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PRIVATE AND CONFIDENTIAL

Welcome.
PETCO created the Associate Membership Programme for organizations who are not represented in the shareholding of PETCO but would like to become part of the PETCO family as they subscribe to our principles of Extended Producer Responsibility. We are pleased that you would like to be a part of our growing family.

Your annual membership fee will afford you the following:

  • Integrity – The PETCO Membership Logo on marketing material provides credibility of your organisation as being environmentally conscientious;
  • Information – The bi-monthly PETRefresh e-newsletter & ad hoc newsflashes provide you with access to market intelligence, research results and PET recycling trends;
  • Support – Regular dialogue opportunities with PETCO will ensure your interests in PET recycling are supported;
  • Networking – Regular PETCO events will afford you the opportunity to connect with other recycling and waste management industry players and practitioners.
  • Value – Preferential attendance to PETCO workshops, networking activities and events.

Please complete the form below and email to janine.basson@petco.co.za for invoicing. All mandatory fields have been marked with an asterisk (*).

If you require any assistance completing this form, please contact 021 794 6300.

SECTION A:
CATEGORIES OF ASSOCIATE MEMBERSHIP

Please select the category of associate membership that you are you applying for:

Category of Associate Member Examples Fee per annum
Reciprocal Membership Industry Associations, Associations Not- for-Gain offering membership programmes. R0
PETCO Collections and Training Project recipients Collectors, etc. R 150
Special Member Schools, Section 21 Companies, NPO’s, NGO’s R 250
Municipalities, Government Departments R1000
Friends Consultants and small companies R1000
Suppliers to PETCO and the Recycling Industry R2500
Industry importers Importers of products packaged in PET R3000
Corporate Recyclers/ Waste Management Companies R3000
Small Brand Owners & Small Companies R5000
Small Retailers R7500
Medium-to- Large Companies and Retailers R15000

SECTION B:
GENERAL INFORMATION

1. Applicant Details
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Please note that all financial, shareholder and employee information supplied on this application form is required for record-keeping purposes and will be treated as confidential i.e. it will not be made available to third parties without the consent of the member concerned.


2. Business Details
(if different to business name)
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(if different to applicant)
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(if different to applicant)
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Preferred communication Language:

English
Afrikaans
Xhosa
Preferred Communication Method:

Telephone
Email
Post
SMS

We would like to keep in contact with the correct person in your organization.
Please provide us with the relevant contact information (if different to the applicant).


3. Contact Details

* Only complete the following four sections (sections 4, 5, 6 and 7) if you are in the business of collecting or selling recyclable materials:


4. Financial Information (optional)
(if different to trading name)
(Mandatory if turnover exceeds R 300 000.00)
Average Turnover

< R1 000 000
> R1 000 000
Organization Type

Sole Proprietor
Partnership
Private Company
Close Corporation
Association not for gain
Estate/Trust
Individual
Public Company

 

(if applicable)
(if applicable)

5. Shareholders Profile (optional)

This information is for statistical purposes. Please select the percentages for each of the categories below:

Black Empowerment Shareholding

0%
< 25%
< 50%
> 51%

6. Employee Profile (optional)

Please supply numbers for each of the categories below:

Male Management

Disabled
African
Coloured
White
Asian

Female Management

Disabled
African
Coloured
White
Asian

7. Quality Assurance (where applicable)
Member of Packaging SA

Yes
No
Member of NRF

Yes
No
Member of IPSA

Yes
No

 

NRF = National Recycling Forum
IPSA = Institute of Packaging South Africa


* All applicants must please complete section 8 and sign the declaration.


8. Membership Commitment

By ticking the following criteria, you are pledging your commitment to uphold the principles of sustainability and Extended Producer Responsibility, which is required of all PETCO Members. While certain criteria may not be applicable to you or your organization / company, please do tick those which pertain to you:

Growing Post-Consumer PET Recycling:

Committed to PETCO’s mission of enhancing the development and sustainability of the post- consumer PET plastic recycling industry;
Committed to purchasing PET bottles from a PETCO-registered converter;
Committed to disclosing PET resin imports.

Design for Recycling:

Committed to the use of recycling friendly labels and glues and general design for recycling;
I will use my buying power to encourage PET packaging suppliers to increase the use of Recycled PET (rPET) in new packaging;
Committed to using the correct polymer identification codes on PET products;
Committed to improving the quality of post-consumer plastics entering the recycling system, through enhanced separation and sorting of recyclables;
Committed to helping to conduct research on new end-use markets for rPET.

Marketing and Awareness of PET Recycling:

I am committed to creating awareness about PET recycling using the resources at my disposal;
I am committed to PET recycling in my business, organization, office, home, school etc;
I will use the PETCO membership logo on all my marketing material and expose my membership of PETCO wherever I can. I will do my best to use local recycled or environmentally friendly paper;
I will always ask PETCO to sign off any of my artwork that includes the PETCO Membership Logo.

DECLARATION

I, the undersigned, understand that continued participation is subject to:

  • The payment of all fees upon receipt of the invoice.
  • Informing PETCO within 14 days of any changes relating to the information contained in this application.
  • Compliance with the PETCO constitution and criteria of membership, requirements and conditions for services rendered as amended from time to time.
I, the undersigned, wish to be considered for membership of PETCO.