Producer Responsibility Organisation for Metal Packaging

In South Africa

Driving Sustainable Metal Tin Aluminium Foil Packaging

About MetPac-SA

The Metal Packaging Association of South Africa (MetPac-SA) is a registered Non-Profit Company as defined in Section 21 of the Companies Act No. 71 of 2008, registration number: 2017/216419/08. 

MetPac-SA is a registered Producer Responsibility Organisation (PRO) with the Department of Forestry, Fisheries and Environment (DFFE), EPR Registration Number: 19/7/5/P/PRO/20210720/005 and is responsible for the South African metal packaging EPR strategy in alignment with Section 18 of South African National Environmental Management: Waste Act (NEMWA). As a PRO that is entrusted by its members, MetPac-SA plays a pivotal role in guiding the metal packaging industry in South Africa in enhancing metal packaging recovery, contributing towards a circular economy.

As the Product Responsibility Organisation (PRO) for metal packaging, it is Metpac-SA’s mission to establish the metal packaging industry as a valuable contributor to sustainable development principles through investment in post-consumer metal packaging recovery and reutilisation.

What we Do


We connect metal packaging raw material suppliers, converters, brand owners, and retailers to promote compliance with South African EPR legislation.


We monitor local and international legislation that could have an impact on our industry.


We prepare common messaging through newsletters, radio, public awareness campaigns, providing the necessary EPR communication across South Africa.


We conduct periodic local and global qualitative and quantitative statistical surveys and systematic literature reviews of the metal packaging industry.


We liaise with strategic role-players, stakeholders, government departments and industry associations to work towards better and more balanced legislation.

Zero Waste

We work with our industry to ensure that we support the greater packaging industry’s vision of “Zero Waste to the Environment”.

Strategic Partners