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Waste Minimisation and Recycling
 

The National Environmental Management: Waste Amendment Act, 2014 (Act No 26 of 2014):

 

Recovery refers to the controlled extraction (of material) or retrieval of (energy) any substance, [or] material or object from waste [to produce a project]

Re-use refers to the utilise the whole, a portion of or a specific part of any [articles] substance, material or object from the waste stream[again] for similar or different purpose without changing the form or properties of such[articles] substance, material or object.

Recycling-means a process where waste is reclaimed for further use, which process involves the separation of waste from a waste stream for further use and the processing of that separated material as a product or raw material

 

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