South Africa

Report/StudySummaryDocuments including WEEE flows/quantities
South Africa Policy Development Baseline Study – Supporting Analysis with a Focus on Global EPR-based WEEE Management SystemsSRI - Sustainable Recycling Industries, 2023: This report aims a plotting policy development journey for South Africa within the existing socio-economic and legal landscape and provides a review of international approaches to policy development and a comparative analysis of WEEE policies and strategies based on generic evaluation criteria. This includes a comprehensive analysis of stakeholder and key legislation, guidelines and strategies for the South African policy development. The international review also summarizes key lessons and takeaways from policy processes in other African countries.
Author(s): Aysha Lotter, Susanne Karcher.
iLembe WEEE Research Study – Results of the household surveySRI - Sustainable Recycling Industries, 2023: This report presents data and information on the current level of knowledge, awareness and insight that households in iLembe possess in relation to the types of WEEE that they generate. The study investigates WEEE management practices of households, including generation, disposal, frequency and repair of certain types of WEEE. It also investigates the preferences around the disposal of WEEE, such as optimal methods, frequency of service, and WEEE types collected.
Author(s): Dan Moody, Paul Jones, Sibonelo Gumede, Susanne Karcher, Thandeka Msebenzi.
iLembe WEEE Landscape ReportSRI - Sustainable Recycling Industries, 2022: This report present the current e-waste situation in the iLembe region, South Africa. This includes a limited quantitative assessment of e-waste volumes and an analysis of the e-waste value chain stakeholders. The study summarizes key challenges identified in iLembe and related opportunities for the further implementation of the SRI programme.
Author(s): Paul Jones, Susanne Karcher.
Mapping South Africa’s Waste Electrical and Electronic Equipment (WEEE) Dismantling, PreProcessing and Processing Technology LandscapeRepublic of South Africa by Mintek, 2017: This report provides an assessment of WEEE recycling technology, in operation in South Africa, in 2016.
Author(s): Marian Lydall; Wonder Nyanjowa; Yulandi James.