publication . Thesis . 2011

Critical perspectives on the definition of waste in South Africa : experiences within the steelmaking industry / Taljaard A.C.

Taljaard, Adriana Cecilia.;
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  • Published: 01 Jan 2011
  • Publisher: North-West University
  • Country: South Africa
During the past few decades the focus of waste management in South Africa has been emphasised, especially in view of the increase in economic development which has resulted in an increase in commercial, industrial, hazardous, mining, power generation as well as radioactive waste. The iron and steel making industry in South Africa provides for a vast amount of recycling opportunities of various materials resulting from the iron and steelmaking process. The regulation of waste management in South Africa may have some significant implications on this particular industry. In this dissertation the history of waste management legislation in South Africa is researched....
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free text keywords: Waste management, Disposal, Recovery, Re-use, Recycling, Waste hierarchy, Iron and steelmaking, Waste Act [National Environmental Management], National legislation, Sustainable development
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