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Title: Recycling in SA - Current trends and future realities
Authors: Oelofse, S
Keywords: Recycling
Resource recovery
Waste
Recyclables
Waste Act
Chemical technology
Issue Date: Oct-2010
Publisher: Crown Publication
Citation: Oelofse, S. 2010. Recycling in SA - Current trends and future realities. Chemical Technology (1 October 2010), pp 1-6
Series/Report no.: Journal Article
Abstract: In the absence of legal requirements, the CSIR undertook a study to determine the triggers for recycling in South Africa. The National Environmental Management: Waste Act, 2008 came into effect on 1 July 2009 and is the first South African law that drives recycling. However, recycling is not new to South Africa. The recycling statistics for South Africa paint a positive picture for recycling, yet little is documented about the actual driving forces behind these positive recycling figures.
Description: Copyright: 2010 Crown Publications
URI: http://www.crown.co.za/reader/chemicaltechnology/2010/October/index.html?pageNumber=6
http://hdl.handle.net/10204/4612
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