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Going Green in South Africa - Waste Management and Recycling

Why Waste in conjunction with the Kwazulu Natal Department of Economic Development and Tourism recently hosted a Waste Management and Environmental Conservation Workshop at the Ladysmith Department of Public Works Auditorium. Stakeholders from Business and Government were in attendance.


Topics Presented included:

1. Pollution and Contamination of Water and Air Resources.
2. Waste Management.
3. Waste Disposal and Contributing Factors.
4. Recycling and Job Creation within South Africa.
5. Waste Recovery and Prevention.
6. Environmental Degradation.
7. Education and the Environment.
8. The South African Waste Act.
9. Individual Accountability.
10 Waste Business Opportunities.


Presentations were conducted and various stakeholders present included:
DET - Department of Environmental Affairs and Tourism.
DAFF - Department of Agriculture Fisheries and Forestry.
NDEA - National Department of Environmental Affairs.
Uthukela District Municipality.
Okhahlamba Local Municipality.
KZN Ezemvelo Wildlife.
Alfred Duma Municipality.
Coca Cola.
Boston City Campus.

Mr Sengalele Mgaga - Integrated Approach to Waste Management


Definition of Waste - (of a material, substance, or by-product) eliminated or discarded as no longer useful or required after the completion of a process.


"ensure that waste materials are disposed of responsibly"


Why Waste Recycling Ladysmith has been serving the communities for over 40 years...

Mrs Razia Patel - Why Waste Core Business Practices

REDUCE - REUSE - RECYCLE

Mr Lindani Nene outlining the importance of Consumer Rights and the Consumer Commission...

Mr Lindani Nene - EDTEA - Consumer Rules, Regulations and Rights

Uthukela District Municipality - Environmental Health Practitioners are enabling individuals and businesses achieve positive waste management results...





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