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:
Discussion Document towards a National Policy on Free Basic Waste Removal and National Waste Collection Standards – Draft, April 2009
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:
|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|
|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|