Our Waste Predicament

108 Million tonnes of waste generated in South Africa annually

Of the 0 tonnes of hazardous waste
Mostly made up of ash from Eskom's coal-fired power plants

Only only 6% is recycled.

Gauteng

48.6 Million tonnes/annum
45% Waste generated in total

Cape Town

21.6 Million tonnes/annum
20% Waste generated in total

Mpumalanga

10.8 Million tonnes/annum
10% Waste generated in total

Kwazulu-Natal

9.72 Million tonnes/annum
9% Waste generated in total

Eastern Cape

4.32 Million tonnes/annum
4% Waste generated in total

Northern Cape

3.24 Mllion tonnes/annum
3% Waste generated in total

Limpopo

3.24 Million tonnes/annum
3% Waste generated in total

Free State

3.24 Million tonnes/annum
3% Waste generated in total

North West

1.08 Million tonnes/annum
1% Waste generated in total

SA produces "54-million tonnes of general waste with under 40% of this being recycled.

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