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IMPORTANT NOTICE:

PLEASE NOTE THAT THE DEPARTMENT WILL NOT BE ACCEPTING WASTE MANAGEMENT LICENSE APPLICATIONS FROM 15 DECEMBER 2014 TO 07 JANUARY 2015 

Waste disposal remains the predominant means of managing waste in South Africa.  Waste disposal sites are controlled under Chapter 5 of the National Environmental Management: Waste Act, 2008 (Act 59 of 2008) with effect from 01 July 2009.  Technical guidance on the development, operation and monitoring of waste disposal sites is provided through Government's Minimum Requirements.

Minimum Requirements
 
Guidelines
 
Backlog of Unauthorized Waste Management Facilities
 
Waste Licensing
 
List of licensed Waste Management Activities.
 
Ozone Depleting Substances
 
Import & Export of Chemicals & Waste