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Waste Economy Workshop
March 26, 2014 @ 8:30 am - 4:30 pm
GreenCape’s Waste Economy Workshop will focus on Implications of the National Environmental Management: Waste Act amendments and business opportunities in the Waste Sector; as well as some of the upcoming waste projects in the Western Cape municipalities.
You can look forward to presentations from various solid waste municipal managers, connecting with others in the space, information sharing and staying up to date with recent developments in waste legislation.
The purpose of the workshop:
- Giving an opportunity to industry to be updated on the latest amendments to the National Environmental Management: Waste Act (Act 32 of 2008) and its impacts on business activities;
- Provide investors and various stakeholders in waste management businesses with an opportunity to hear about waste management plans and activities of local municipalities and the potential opportunities these might hold for them;
- Provide investors and waste management businesses with information on national initiatives in the waste-to-energy space.
- 08h30 Registration
- 09h00 Introduction and Welcome by Gracia Munganga/Mike Mulcahy
- 09h15 Waste Sector Desk & Project at GreenCape
- 10h00 City of Cape Town – Barry Coetzee, Manager: Technical Strategic Support (Utility Services)
- 11h00 Tea & Coffee
- 11h20 Stellenbosch Municipality – Saliem Haider, Manager: Solid Waste
- 12h00 Eden District Municipality – Morton Hubbe, Chief: District Waste Management
- 12h20 Lunch
- 13h30 Drakenstein Municipality – Ronald Brown, Engineer (to be confirmed)
- 14h30 Amendments to NEM:WA: Impacts and consequences on the waste management industry Eddie Hanekom
- 15h20 DST Presentation: Overview of programmes undertaken to support the waste economy – Dr Henry Roman
- 15h30o SANEDI Presentation: Overview of current waste-to-energy projects – David Mahuma
- 16h00 Waste Economy Plans for the Western Cape – Wrapping up and way forward – Charline Mouton
- 16h30 End of Programme & Networking
Hosted by GreenCape, in partnership with PETCO.
Seagulls over landfill in Beddington by Donald Macauley. Image source: Flickr