Waste and Recycling: Business Essentials (2021)

An introduction to managing waste across your business. Topics include:

  • Understanding your waste
  • Waste management principles
  • Landfill bans
  • Breakdown of service costs, including info on the SA waste levy
  • Measuring performance
  • Recycling services and where materials go
  • Working with building managers and cleaners
  • Improving services in leased buildings

A Business Waste and Recycling Performance Calculator  is available (in MS Excel format) to help you track waste and recycling across your business. When data is entered, the tool estimates total waste generation volumes, reuse and recycling levels, and waste management collection and service costs.