n Civil Engineering = Siviele Ingenieurswese - Challenges in determining the correct waste disposal solutions for local municipalities - a South African overview

Volume 22, Issue 9
  • ISSN : 1021-2000



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.

Loading full text...

Full text loading...


Article metrics loading...


This is a required field
Please enter a valid email address
Approval was a Success
Invalid data
An Error Occurred
Approval was partially successful, following selected items could not be processed due to error