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The GreenCape online resource library

GreenCape provides credible, quality resources to assist investors, businesses and others interest or working in the green economy. The tools and resources are grouped by focus area, and type, for easy access.

 

To this end, GreenCape is tailoring and developing a municipal integrated waste management decision support tool (IWM DST) in order to assist Western Cape municipalities adopt a systems-based approach, addressing the full waste life cycle. Stellenbosch Municipality was selected as the first case study municipality.

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This paper outlines the development of a simple technical guide aimed at assisting municipalities in determining technologies appropriate for their local contexts, as well as providing a first level costing estimate and additional rules of thumb to be taken into account when considering specific technologies
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Best practice in the processing and application of builders' rubble in construction 12 August 2016 Cape Construction Expo
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A Secondary Materials Economy in Construction and Demolition Waste, Opportunities and Challenges - Road Construction and Rehabilitation. A presentation given at the South African Roads Forum held on the 22October 2015.
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Opportunities and challenges in the South African context, 4 May 2016.
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A secondary materials economy in construction and demolition waste -opportunities and challenges in concrete.
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Opportunities in the City of Cape Town to support a secondary materials economy in builders’ rubble through uptake in road rehabilitation and construction
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The potential in and way forward for a C&DW economy was the focus of the May 2015 workshop. 

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This important addition to the waste regulations means that a waste licence with the associated EIA process is no longer required for the storage of general wastes.

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NEM:WA List of waste management activities that have, or are likely to have, a detrimental effect on the environment

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Overarching legislation governing the handling, storage, treatment and disposal of waste.

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The Regional Resource Flow Model (RRFM) project aimed to provide a strategic analysis of the provincial economy and identify key intervention points for improvements in resource productivity. Read more


The resources listed here are essential reading, which provide a greater overview of the opportunities in the Atlantis SEZ.

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Through this project, GreenCape promoted investments in green technologies, processes and systems in the Western Cape. Our overall goals were to unlock the potential of bio-based resources and to 'green' agricultural value chains.

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