Project Image

Registration of Waste Transporters and Amendments to Waste Information System in terms of NEMWA

Dear IWMSA member,

Kindly note that Boma Edith Edna Molewa, Minister of Environmental Affairs, has given notice of the intention to make amendments to the national waste information regulations, as well intention to require any person or category of persons who transports waste for gain to register with the Department.

The proposed amendments exclude waste reporting for residue stockpiles and residue deposits. It also includes lowering the limits for which recovery, recycling and treatment of hazardous waste need to be reported, as well as time frames.

The notices have been published on 12 December 2016. Please submit comment within 30 days of publication of the notice in the Gazette.

Click here for more details and to read the notices.

- The IWMSA team

Share this post