Waste Management in the Developing World

Venue: Indaba Hotel

Location: Gauteng, South Africa

Event Date/Time: Jun 02, 2005 End Date/Time: Jun 03, 2005
Early Registration Date: Jun 03, 2005
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Slowly we are starting to realise the competitive edge that environmental responsibility can bring. We are now experiencing an increase move towards more sustainable enterprises, reacting to demands of the public and NGO's. Effective waste management is central to realising this competitive edge. In light of this WASTE MANAGEMENT IN THE DEVELOPING WORLD aims to introduce us to new ideas, yet understand the fundemental principles, to look at alternative methods, but most importantly the sustainability of practices in South Africa..
Key Objectives:
Understanding the South African situation.
Observe projects on national and local government level.
Examine eco-friendly alternatives and efficiency.
Scrutanise the problems in South Africa.
Identify sustainable practices in South Africa.
How to create employment through Waste Management.
Intergrating technology into Waste Management.
Look at a range of case studies ranging from water to e-waste.
The bottom line - Waste as a Commodity.


Indaba Hotel
William Nicol Drive, Fourways
South Africa

Additional Information

Speakers who will be presenting at the conference: Hendrik Neethling - Institute of Waste Management Saliem Haider - City of Cape Town Susan Dittke - EnviroSense Dr. Anthony Hayden-Taylor - ReCycled Refuse International Hanlie Hattingh - CSIR Environmentek Bas Kothuis - Institute for Sustainable Business in SA Muna Lakhani - Earthlife Africa Vedika Singh - National Cleaner Production Centre