oa Civil Engineering = Siviele Ingenieurswese - What does the new Waste Act mean for your business?

Volume 19, Issue 10
  • ISSN : 1021-2000



Waste management in South Africa is currently undergoing a major shift following the release of the new Waste Management and Classification Regulations earlier this year. Th is new approach to waste classification was developed in response to the increasing challenges associated with managing the changing waste landscape in South Africa, and to address the shortcomings of previous waste management legislation which favoured landfill, co-disposal and dispersion of waste. Th is is particularly evident as the incidences of contamination of soil and water by hazardous waste are increasing.

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