Professionalism, networking, training, career advancement and advocacy are among the benefits of belonging to a professional organisation. In difficult times like the recent COVID-19 crisis, membership of a professional body is especially important as it offers members a platform to connect, to discuss challenges and share knowledge and learnings, as well as crucial support, stability and a sense of community through the uncertainty.
The new SAVA membership structure and fees based on company's annual turn-over
Will require a signed letter from auditors confirming membership band (not exact turn-over)
To be repeated annually
All information will be kept confidential and will not shared with any third party.
MEMBERSHIP TO SAVA ALLOWS YOU TO HAVE A SAY IN THE ISSUES THAT DIRECTLY IMPACT AND INFLUENCE THE VINYLS INDUSTRY. IT IS IMPORTANT FOR US TO HAVE REPRESENTATION OF EVERY SECTOR AND ACROSS THE ENTIRE VALUE CHAIN. YOUR PARTICIPATION AND OPINION MATTERS!
Producers of PVC packaging who are registered with SAVA as their Producer Responsibility Organisation (PRO) for reporting to the Department of Forestry, Fisheries and the Environment (DFFE), in compliance with Section 18 EPR Legislation. Packaging members will be levied a rate of R250 per tonne by SAVA.
Membership benefits include:
SAVA membership certificate
Listing on website and other marketing material / platforms
Eligible for Proudly SA membership discount
SAVA Green Tick may be displayed on packaging as sign that the producer adheres to PSC criteria
Discount for attending SAVA courses, webinars, conferences etc
1 position (representing packaging members) on SAVA Manco Board
1 vote (representing packaging producers)
R50 p.t (20 %) of levies to be allocated for growth and protection of market, including Life Cycle Assessments etc.
The balance to be used for recycling and collection infrastructure