The EPR Regulations and Notices of the National Environmental Management: Waste Act of 2008 are in effect in South Africa as of 5th November 2021. These regulations and notices cover lighting, electrical & electronic equipment and packaging. This means that anyone (person or company) who imports or manufactures these items is responsible for their end-of-life management.
EWaste Africa hosted a virtual launch of its two ISO 9001 and ISO 14001 accredited waste recycling facilities on LinkedIn Live and YouTube Live on Thursday, 14th October 2021.
Waste electrical and electronic equipment (referred to as WEEE or e-waste) is one of the fastest-growing types of waste worldwide. Unfortunately, it is also very