oa Civil Engineering = Siviele Ingenieurswese - New lease on life for strategic landfill

Volume 14, Issue 10
  • ISSN : 1021-2000



Extracted from text ... 24 Civil Engineering | October 2006 THE CITY OF CAPE TOWn currently generates in the order of 3, 2 million tons of waste per annum. Some 700 000 tons per annum is recycled, mainly by processing of builders' rubble. The balance comprising 2, 5 million tons per annum is disposed of at four municipal-owned landfill sites, namely Coastal Park, Bellville South, Faure and Vissershok, and one privately owned landfill site at Vissershok. The Athlone and Swartklip transfer stations serve to transfer waste from within the metropolitan area to the Vissershok landfill site. The former Brackenfell and Swartklip landfills recently reached their ..

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