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BRANCH: CHEMICALS AND WASTE MANAGEMENT 01/07/2013
STRUCTURE OF THE BRANCH CHEMICALS & WASTE MANAGEMENT DDG: Mark Gordon 6 CD CD CD HAZARDOUS WASTE MANAGEMENT & LICENSING CD GENERAL WASTE AND LOCAL GOVERNMENT SUPPORT CHEMICALS & CHEMICALS MANAGEMENT Tshepo Moremi 36 Nolwazi Cobbinah 21 Vacant 15 Obed Baloyi 16 WASTE POLICY EVALUATION & MONITORING
BRANCH: CHEMICALS AND WASTE MANAGEMENT STRATEGIC OBJECTIVES • Less waste that is better managed • Improved socio-economic benefits within the environmental sector • Enhanced international governance, instruments and agreements supportive of SA environmental and sustainable development priorities • Impacts of chemicals better managed
CD: HAZARDOUS WASTE MANAGEMENT & LICENSING • • • PRIORITY AREAS Reduce the number of unlicensed waste disposal sites : targeting 15 municipalities. Implementation of the Asbestos Regulations - applications Waste classification and management regulations - finalised Health Care Risk Waste Management Regulations and Noncombustion Efficacy Standard developed – being finalised Norms and standards for the operation of fuel blending platforms – service provider approved. 95% target in processing of hazardous waste license applications
CD: GENERAL WASTE AND LOCAL GOVERNMENT SUPPORT • Basic Refuse Removal Policy & Tariff Model implemented. • Youth Jobs in Waste Project implemented: 1000 jobs(phase 1) • Plastic Bag Regulations implemented – standards developed through the National Regulator for Compulsory Specifications • Waste Tyre Regulations implemented. 2 nd Waste Tyre Plan being considered for ministerial approval • 5 IWMPs for municipalities to be completed, increase in number of Buy-back centres, waste to energy projects • Guidelines for the implementation of recycling and litter collection programmes by schools developed. • Analysis of Status of Waste pickers in SA - to improve livelihoods, waste rights, mainstream economy, jobs • Regional recycling economy programmes – KZN, North West
CD: CHEMICALS AND WASTE POLICY, EVALUATION AND MONITORING FOCUS AREAS • Draft Waste Amendment Bill being finalised • Initial amendments on definitions and institutional arrangements • Ozone Depleting Substances (ODS) regulations finalised • Amendment to the Waste Management Activity List finalised • South African Waste Information System (SAWIS) implemented nationally – new host platform secured • Draft Methyl bromide management plan developed • Develop Polychlorinated biphenyls (PCB) inventory for municipalities, PCB Regulations – being finalised • Develop Inventory for 10 new Persistent Organic Pollutants Implementation of the Hydrochlorofluorocarbons (HCFCs) phase out plan • Process Prior Informed Consent (PIC) applications
STAKEHOLDER ENGAGEMENT INITIATIVES • Interdepartmental and Multistakeholder Committee on Chemicals Management (MCCM) dealing with MEAs • HCFC and Methyl Bromide Stakeholder Meetings held quarterly • Chemical Safety Awareness programme – ozone, lead, drum safety, • Mayors and municipal managers Dialogue – 6 August • CEO, CFO training – technical training on hazardous waste management • National Waste Khoro – 14 -16 October • International Conference on Contaminated Land Remediation: Oct - Dbn • National Awareness Programmes implemented – multimedia campaigns, TV, Radio, “The Clean Commandments”, Daily Sun (Speedy animations) PPP advertising campaigns, road shows, • Engagements with municipalities, co-operatives and informal waste recyclers on food for waste initiatives, material recovery facilities (MRFs) and “waste rights”.