South Africa Recycling of Waste and Scrap Market Report 2019 - ResearchAndMarkets.com

DUBLIN--()--The "Recycling of Waste and Scrap in South Africa 2019" report has been added to ResearchAndMarkets.com's offering.

South Africa recycles approximately 75% of all of its used steel beverage cans, 40.6% of glass and 30% of plastic packaging.

This report focuses on the recycling of waste and scrap in South Africa. It describes the size and state of the industry and the factors that influence it, including regulation and the state of the waste economy and landfill sites. There are profiles of 32 companies including Collect-a-Can, which recycles approximately 72% of all beverage cans in South Africa and e-waste recyclers Universal Recycling Company and Desco Electronic Recyclers.

The most recent available figures show that the waste economy contributed approximately R24.3bn to South Africa's GDP in 2016. Estimates indicate that there are more than 100,000 people earning an income from recycling.

About 98 million tons of waste is deposited across the country's 826 landfill sites and less than 40% is recycled. In its 2018 annual State of Waste report, the Department of Environmental Affairs said that South Africa produces 54 million tons of general waste and 67 million tons of hazardous waste, with only 6% of the latter being recycled.

Recycling Growth:

Plastics recycling in South Africa continues to grow, with more than 334,727 tons recycled back into raw material in 2017. South Africa's plastic recycling rate of 43.7% fares better than Europe's 31.1%. The Glass Recycling Company reported that the recycling rate for all glass packaging increased to 41.5% during the 2016/2017 financial year from 41.1% in 2015/2016.

The total number of glass banks in South Africa is 4,017 and 82% of glass bottles were diverted from landfills. South Africa is one of the world leaders in metal packaging recycling, with 75.8% of all metal packaging recovered in 2017, compared to 73% in 2016. South Africa produces approximately 360,000 tons of e-waste per annum but only 25,000 to 35,000 tons are recycled.

Key Topics Covered:

1. INTRODUCTION

2. DESCRIPTION OF THE INDUSTRY

2.1. Industry Value Chain

2.2. Geographic Position

3. SIZE OF THE INDUSTRY

4. STATE OF THE INDUSTRY

4.1. Local

4.1.1. Regulations

4.1.2. Enterprise Development and Social Economic Development

4.2. Continental

4.3. International

5. INFLUENCING FACTORS

5.1. Government Initiatives

5.2. Public and Private Sector Initiatives

5.3. Economic Environment

5.4. Rising Operating Costs

5.5. Lack of Consumer Awareness

5.6. Labour

5.7. Technology, Research and Development (R&D) and Innovation

5.8. Environmental Concerns

6. COMPETITION

6.1. Barriers to Entry

7. SWOT ANALYSIS

8. OUTLOOK

9. INDUSTRY ASSOCIATIONS

10. REFERENCES

10.1. Publications

10.2. Websites

APPENDIX

Summary of Notable Players

COMPANY PROFILES

  • Amalgamated Metals Recycling (Pty) Ltd
  • Atlantic Plastic Recycling Cc
  • Ben Jacobs Iron and Steel (Pty) Ltd
  • Bravorox 6 Cc
  • Collect-A-Can (Pty) Ltd
  • Consolidated Waste (Pty) Ltd
  • Cronimet (Rsa) (Pty) Ltd
  • Desco Electronic Recyclers Cc
  • Eco-Smart Box (The) Cc
  • Econamic (Pty) Ltd
  • Enviroserv Waste Management (Pty) Ltd
  • Extrupet (Pty) Ltd
  • Fine Scrap Metals (Pty) Ltd
  • Gauteng Metal Recyclers (Pty) Ltd
  • Green Office (Pty) Ltd
  • Inter-Waste (Pty) Ltd
  • Mpact Ltd
  • Namsa Group Trust
  • Nieuwco Mpumalanga (Pty) Ltd
  • Oricol Environmental Services (Pty) Ltd
  • Power Metal Recyclers (Pty) Ltd
  • Reclamation Group (Pty) Ltd (The)
  • S A Waste Holdings (Pty) Ltd
  • Sa Metal Group (Pty) Ltd
  • Sasolburg Scrap Metal (Pty) Ltd
  • Scaw South Africa (Pty) Ltd
  • Southcity E-Waste Recyclers (Pty) Ltd
  • Star Recycling Company (Pty) Ltd
  • Transpaco Recycling (Pty) Ltd
  • Universal Recycling Company (Pty) Ltd
  • Vortex Recycling Company (Pty) Ltd
  • Zimco Group (Pty) Ltd

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