n IMIESA - Bitumen waste accepted at certain landfills : environment

Volume 31, Issue 10
  • ISSN : 0257-1978
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  • Source : IMIESA, Volume 31, Issue 10, Oct 2006, p. 50
  • Accreditation : Department of Higher Education and Training (DHET)



Extracted from text ... 50 - IMIESA OCTOBER 2006 The Southern African Bitumen Association (Sabita) applied to the Department of Water Affairs and Forestry during 2003 and 2004 for the delisting of penetration grade bitumen as a hazardous waste. The delisting was granted for disposal at permitted sites. Only landfill sites fitted with a leachate detection system qualify for such a permit. The objective is to manage and control the disposal of small quantities of unused or disused bitumen. Once in place, this new dispensation is expected to promote the legal disposal of certain bituminous products in designated and permitted landfill sites. Sabita ..

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