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Title: Reduce, reuse and recycle
Authors: Afrika, M
Oelofse, S
Strydom, W
Mvuma, G
John, J
Keywords: Wastes
Waste management
Waste minimisation
Waste reuse
Recycling
Cleaner production
WasteCon 2010
Issue Date: Oct-2010
Publisher: WasteCon 2010
Citation: Afrika,M, Oelofse, S, Strydom, W. 2010. Reduce, reuse and recycle. WasteCon 2010, Emperor's Palace, Johannesburg, 4-10 October 2010, pp 1
Series/Report no.: POSTER
Abstract: The adoption of the internationally accepted waste management hierarchy (Sakai et al, 1996) into South African policy has changed the focus from “end of pipe” waste management towards waste minimisation (reuse, recycling and cleaner production). However, while over 80% of local municipalities reported that they are initiating recycling activities in some way or another, they are struggling to get the initiatives off the ground due to lack of capacity or infrastructure (DEAT, 2007). The National Environmental Management: Waste (Act 59 of 2008) also requires municipalities to provide households with receptacles for recyclables.
Description: WasteCon 2010, Emperor's Palace, Johannesburg, 4-10 October 2010
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/10204/4562
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Environmental management
General science, engineering & technology

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