NATIONAL ENVIRONMENTAL MANAGEMENT WASTE ACT 59 OF 2008: NOTICE OF DECISION ON APPLICATIONS RECEIVED FOR THE EXCLUSION OF A WASTE STREAM OR A PORTION OF A WASTE STREAM FROM THE DEFINITION OF WASTE FOR BENEFICIAL USE

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NATIONAL ENVIRONMENTAL MANAGEMENT WASTE ACT 59 OF 2008: NOTICE OF DECISION ON APPLICATIONS RECEIVED FOR THE EXCLUSION OF A WASTE STREAM OR A PORTION OF A WASTE STREAM FROM THE DEFINITION OF WASTE FOR BENEFICIAL USE

Notice Title: National Environmental Management Waste Act 59 of 2008 (“NEMWA): Notice of decision on applications received for the exclusion of a waste stream or a portion of a waste stream from the definition of waste for beneficial use

Government Notice: GN 1021 in GG 45293 on 8 October 2021

Commencing date: 8 October 2021

The Minister of Forestry, Fisheries and the Environment (“the Minister”), under regulation 6(4) of the Waste Exclusion Regulations, GNR 715 of 2018 (“the Regulations”) published the exclusion of certain waste streams or a portion of such waste streams, from the definition of waste, for the purpose of beneficial uses.

In consideration of the applications, the criteria contemplated in regulation 7 and the risk assessment contemplated in regulation 8 of the Regulations were taken into account.

For a copy of the Government Gazette Notice click here.

How to ensure compliance at my operations?

The waste streams or portions of such waste streams excluded from the definition of waste, must comply with the risk management plans based on the risk assessments.

Annual reports in terms of regulation 10 of the Regulations must be submitted to the Department.

For assistance or queries please contact Jan Nel at jan@shangoni.co.za.

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