Consultation process for National Waste Management Strategy

National Waste Management Strategy

As required by Sections 72 and 73 of the Waste Act, public consultation on the National Waste Management Strategy is required before it may be finalised. An extensive consultation process has been organised by the National Department of Environmental Affairs and its provincial counterparts. 
We would also like to inform you that the gazetting of the draft strategy is imminent and we encourage you to please send us your comments on the strategy
– there will be no changes between the version that has been uploaded and the version to be gazetted. You may either comment directly on the strategy via this site, or  email your comments for submission.


Click any of the documents in the list to open them as a PDF file.
Legislation and Policy:
National Waste Management Strategy:
Waste Service Delivery Project:

As required by Sections 72 and 73 of the Waste Act, consultation on the draft strategy is underway. A series of meetings have been scheduled 1) in each of the provinces and 2) with the main sectoral groupings at a national level. The following meetings have been scheduled: 
Provincial Meetings  Date Province
  25 May 2010 North West
  26 May 2010 Free State
  26 May 2010 Mpumalanga
  27 May 2010 Gauteng
  27 May 2010 Northern Capee
  27 May 2010 Eastern Cape
  31 May 2010 KwaZulu-Natal
  1 June 2010 Limpopo
  1 June 2010 Western Cape
Sectoral Meetings Dates Sectors
  2 June 2010 Labour
  3 June 2010 National Departments
  Date to be confirmed Business Unity South Africa
  7 June 2010 SALGA
  8 June 2010 Recyclers
  9 June 2010 NGOs

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