n Civil Engineering = Siviele Ingenieurswese - Challenges in determining the correct waste disposal solutions for local municipalities - a South African overview
|Article Title||Challenges in determining the correct waste disposal solutions for local municipalities - a South African overview|
|© Publisher:||South African Institution Of Civil Engineering (SAICE)|
|Journal||Civil Engineering = Siviele Ingenieurswese|
|Author||Nick Mannie and Aiden Bowers|
|Publication Date||Oct 2014|
|Pages||17 - 22|
The changing landscape in South Africa, together with the drive towards creating a sustainable environment, is progressing, but not without its own set of challenges. The National Waste Management Strategy (NWMS) (2011) of the Department of Environmental Affairs (DEA), clearly sets out deliverable objectives for municipalities, such as the provision of a basic waste service. However, in order to achieve this and promote a manageable waste solution, the type of waste disposal infrastructure selected is important in bringing poor waste management to an end.
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