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WasteCon 2012: Wrestling with Waste

posted on 6 March 2012 by Anonymous
This will be the first time that WasteCon will grace the shores of the Eastern Cape at the East London International Convention Centre (ELICC), South Africa’s only Beachfront Convention Centre. The WasteCon 2012 organising committee has...

South African Waste Information Center (SAWIC)

posted on 25 November 2011 by Anonymous
This Waste Information Centre provides the public, business, industry and government with access to information on the management of waste in South Africa.  The Centre also provides users with access to the South African Waste Information System...

E-Waste Alliance

posted on 18 June 2012 by Anonymous
The e-Waste Alliance is a non-profit organisation which helps to coordinate responsible management ofthe entire electronic waste (e-waste) stream in a one-stop shop format. E-Waste Alliance provides a constructive solution to the problems associated...

Reclaiming Livelihoods: The role of reclaimers in municipal waste management systems

posted on 16 September 2011 by Anonymous
An interesting report about the role of the informal recoverers and their influence on waste management systems. Case studies from South-African municipalities are presented in the report. The report focuses on the contributions of reclaimers to...

Assessment of the Status of Waste Service Delivery and Capacity at the Local Government Level: South Africa

posted on 14 June 2012 by Anonymous
This report presents the findings of an assessment of the municipal solid waste service level in South Africa. Approximately 150 municipalities participated in this analysis. The results have been based on the following sources of information:...

Pilot Marine Litter Programme

posted on 23 March 2011 by Anonymous
  The BCLME Marine Litter Programme assessed the current legal framework and ongoing programmes to reduce marine litter in the three BCLME countries (Namibia, South Africa and Angola), as well as raised awareness on the importance of the issue....

Working with waste: Guideline on Waste Collection in High Density and Unserviced Areas

posted on 5 May 2011 by Anonymous
The Department of Environmental Affairs and Tourism of South Africa has produced a very interesting document on waste collection guidelines in high-density and unserviced areas. The guide is easy to read, user-friendly and very illustrative. 

National Waste Management Strategy Implementation : Recycling, South Africa

posted on 6 July 2012 by Sameera
The Recycling Component of the National Waste Management Strategy Implementation (NWMSI) Project aims to develop a realistic and practical approach to increase and extend recycling in South Africa. Provision is made within this component for the...

National Waste Management Strategy: South Africa

posted on 6 July 2012 by Sameera
The National Waste Management Strategy (NWMS) is a legislative requirement of the National Environmental Management: Waste Act, 2008 (Act No. 59 of 2008), the “Waste Act”. The purpose of the NWMS is to achieve the objects of the Waste Act....