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Thulamela & Giyani IWMP

 
Project Title | Thulamela Local municipality and Giyani Local municipality Intergrated Waste Management Plan (IWMP)
Client | Indalo Yethu
 
The Project | IWMP is a statutory requirement of the new Waste Management Act. The purpose of the IWMP was
to:
  • Align municipal’s waste management services with the National Waste Management Strategy (NWMS) and the Waste Act as a means of minimizing waste generation andndisposal within the Local Municipality boundaries.
  • Understand waste generation patterns, facility locations and capacity, asset structures and management.
  • Introduce, facilitate and encourage effective waste minimization and waste management practices, as per the waste management hierarchy.
  • Maintain cleanliness standards within the municipality and to focus on education and awareness interventions.
  • Build capacity and ensure enforcement of by-laws
 
The IWMP’s were developed through a comprehensive stakeholder engagement process. A detailed
resource plan and implementation plan are provided in the IWMP which is the action plan to ensure
that integrated waste management and waste minimisation occurs in the municipality.