.

WasteCon 2012 -  Final Programme

.

TUESDAY 9 OCTOBER 2012

.

GOLF DAY GOLF DAY - Westbank Golf Course - Registration essential

.

14:00 - 16:00 Early Registration in Exhibition Venue (Downstairs)

.

18:00 Exhibition Opening & Cocktail Function

.

DAY 1

.

WEDNESDAY 10 OCTOBER 2012

.

07:00 - 10:00 Registration

.

10:00 - 11:00Tea in Exhibition areaTea in Exhibition area

.

11:00 - 11:30Welcome to WasteCon 2012Simphiwe Gwana - MC

.

11:35 - 11:45Audio Visual & National AnthemWasteCon 2012 Welcoming Audio Visual

.

11:45 - 11:55Welcome AddressConference Chair - Steve Kalule

.

11:55 - 12:05Mayoral AddressMs Nomasikizi Konza

.

12:05 - 12:20Keynote AddressMEC Economic Development and Enviornmental Affairs - Mcebisi Jonas

.

12:20 - 12:30Outgoing President AddressStan Jewaskiewitz - Past President IWMSA

.

12:30 - 12:45Inaugural President AddressDeidre Nxumalo-Freeman - President - IWMSA

.

12:45 - 13:10President AwardsStan Jewaskiewitz - Past President IWMSA

.

13:10 - 13:30International Keynote SpeakerLuis Diaz - Trends and Challenges in Solid Waste Management

.

13:30House RulesSimphiwe Gwana - MC

.

13:30 - 14:30Lunch and Poster Papers in indoor Exhibition Centre

.

13:00 - 14:30Technical Tour - Mercedes Benz South Africa

.

VenueAuditoriumConference Room 01Conference Room 02

.

Session ChairKobus OttoAubrey MuswemaRichard Emery

.

StreamENVIRONMENTALPOLICYTECHNICAL

.

TopicWaste MinimisationPolicy / Legislation / BylawsWaste Treatment & Contaminated Sites

.

14:30 - 15:00Three not two! How strong is the case for separate organic waste management systems in the municipal and commercial sector?National waste classification and management regulations: New approach and legal requirements for the assesment and disposal of waste to landfill.Abattoir effluent: Trace the waste

.

Harro von BlottnitzBC ThorpeOlga de Smidt

.

15:00 - 15:30Source Separation - Is it worth the costs?Wrestling with data - Establishing a National Waste Information Baseline for South Africa Developement of the Vlakfontein waste treatment and disposal facility.

.

Jan PalmHulda SwanepoelStan Jewaskiewitz

.

15:30 - 16:00Turning Agricultural Wastes into ResourceThe status of waste information in South Africa – Preliminary findings of the Waste Information Baseline Vissershok Leachate Treatment Plant: Commissioning and Initial Results

.

Oluwatoyin TaiwoSuzan OelofseChris Wise

.

16:00 - 16:30Ensuring sustainable household recycling solutions in developing countries – example South AfricaNational Waste Classification and Management Regulations: Overview of New Approach and Requirements for the GHS Classification of WasteThe importance of soil properties and baseline concentrations in soil screening for compliance with NEMWA

.

Manja SchubertHanre CrouseElize Herselman

.

18:00 - 20:00Sunset Canapes and Cocktails in Outdoor Exhibition (cash bar available)

.

20:00GALA DINNER -  Top Green
Organisation  Awards Ceremony - Department of Economic
Development, Environmental Affairs and Tourism  (cash bar available)

.

DAY 2

.

THURSDAY 11 OCTOBER 2012

.

9:00Technical Tour - Supreme Mouldings

.

TopicEnvironmental ManagementService DeliveryLandfill Engineering

.

Session ChairKobus de MeyerSuzan OelofseJan Palm

.

08:30 - 09:00Innovative technologies and solutions in industrial waste management. Waste Management Best Practice by Municipal / Environmental Health Services at Joe Gqabi District Municipality in the Eastern Cape ProvinceThe design and construction of double composite lined waste containment facilities

.

Steve KaluleMike AgenbagJubulile Msiza

.

09:00 - 09:30Prevalence of Municipal Waste Burning- The Development of a GIS-Based Air Emissions InventoryGIS mapping of waste collection services: Merafong Local municipality.Why CQA for Geosynthetic Liner Installations Should be Conducted by an Independent Third Party

.

Theo FisherNick MannieStan Jewaskiewitz

.

09:30 - 10:00Global Waste Drivers, Local Waste Solutions Public Private Partnership Solutions in Waste Management: South African Regulatory framework for authoritiesThe geohydrology of the Colenso Fault and implications for selecting a new regional waste disposal site for the City of Cape Town

.

Andrew WilsonChris LiebenbergRoger Parsons

.

10:00 - 10:30Addressing the shortage of engineering skills in waste managementLandfill or dump site? Status of landfill sites in the Free State Province, South Africa Consideration of interface shear strength in the stability of composite lined barrier systems

.

Riva NortjeHester Roberts Talia da Silva

.

.

10:30 -11:00Tea and Poster Papers in indoor Exhibition Centre

.

TopicE - WasteWorkshop 1 - DEAWaste to Energy

.

Session ChairRaj LochanʺWaste Reclaimers - Their role in Waste Management in SAʺDeidre Nxumalo-Freeman

.

11:00 - 11:30e-WASTE: South African Reality check 2012Energy from waste in South Africa waiting for launch

.

Keith AndersonLindsay Strachan

.

11:30 - 12:00Key Challenges and Successes for a One-Stop-Shop e-Waste Management Solution
for South African Households and Businesses

Sustainable Development, Climate Change, and the Potential for Waste-to-Energy from Municipal Solid Waste in Gauteng

.

Suzanne DittkeNatalie Kohler

.

12:00 -12:30Electronic Waste Recycling: A viable businessOnsite food waste valorization: Experiences with an anaerobic digester at a university residence

.

Mlungiseleli BindaLinus Naik

.

12:30 -13:30Lunch and Poster Papers in indoor Exhibition Centre

.

VenueAuditoriumConference Room 01Conference Room 02

.

TopicWaste Minimisation / RecyclingLegislationWorkshop 2 - Waste Management Accreditation System

.

Session ChairUrsula HenneberryWilma MoolmanWaste Management Accreditation system

.

13:30 - 14:00The continued quest to better recycling behaviour Considerations for the Development and Implementation of Alternative Waste Management Options in South Africa

.

.

.

Wilma StrydomD Crouse

.

14:00 - 14:30Cleaner Production initiatives in waste minimization, a case study of the National Cleaner Production Centre of South AfricaWrestling with the Waste Act

.

.

Ndanduleni ManthakhaMelissa Groenink

.

14:30 - 15:00Recovering Resources from Garden RefusePublic Private Partnership (PPP) Procurement of Residual Waste Management Infrastructure

.

Oscar SimelaneAndrew Wilson

.

13:00 - 14:30Technical Tour - Mercedes Benz South Africa  - fully booked

.

14:00Technical Tour - East London Industrial Development Zone

.

15:00 - 15:30Tea and Poster Papers in indoor Exhibition Centre

.

TopicWaste ResourcesWorkshop 3 - Recyling BehaviourWorkshop 2 - Waste Management Accreditation System

.

Session ChairJune LombardWaste Recycling Behaviour Part I: Presentation of research findings from CSIR national post-consumer recycling behaviour survey.Waste Management Accreditation system

.

15:30 - 16:00Meeting the global resource challenge: European policy changes and tendencies towards resource efficiency and landfill diversion based on truly Integrated Resource Management

.

Torben Kristiansen

.

16:00 - 16:30Waste as a Resource and not Output

.

Worries Sinkala

.

16:40IWMSA - Branch Annual General Meetings - Conference Room 02

.

19:00PATRON & PAST PRESIDENTS COCKTAIL FUNCTION- Closed event by invitation only

.

DAY 3

.

FRIDAY 12 OCTOBER 2012

.

9:00Technical Tour - Mercedes Benz South Africa - fully booked

.

TopicWaste MinimisationSocial UpliftmentMonitoring

.

Session ChairKobus de MeyerShenaz MoolaAlma Ludidi

.

08:30 - 09:00The War on Polystyrene Waste in South AfricaWrestling with Empowerment: A BBBEE (Enterprise Development) case study and model for the waste sector from DurbanWaste characterisation by sieve analysis in order to determine size distribution of various domestic waste streams

.

Adri SpangenbergAubrey MuswemaMahier Abrahams

.

09:00 - 09:30Wrestling with Waste: Earthworms can – and will - do it!Nelson Mandela Bay Municipality - all hands on waste campaign BTEX Concentrations and Associated Health Risk Impact at Robinson Deep Landfill Site, South Africa

.

Carmen NottinghamRiaan le RouxRaeesa Moolla

.

09:30 - 10:00Plastics Recycling in South Africa The school wrestling with waste through education and action takingIntegrated waste facilities: Operational Challenges with respect to Pollution Control Measures – Case Study

.

Annabe PretoriusMelikaya ButiRichard Emery

.

10:00 - 10:30Recyling - The truth Groenspoor and the schools recycling project educating and empowering children to own a greener futureField Measurements and Accelerated Fatigue Testing in the Laboratory on an Extra-Heavy Commercial (Class 8) Waste Collection Vehicle.

.

Bertie LourensLeze HaywardJan Eksteen

.

10:30 TO 11:00Tea and Poster Papers in indoor Exhibition Centre

.

TopicAwarenessPolicy / IWMPLandfill Engineering

.

Session ChairCarmen NottinghamNeville HeckrathStan Jewaskiewitz

.

11:00 - 11:30WastewiseWrestling with Waste in West Africa Investigating the Effect of Plastic Shopping Bag Waste Material on Load Bearing Capacity of Foundation Soils in Civil Engineering

.

Sally-Anne EngledowJune LombardDenis Kalumba

.

11:30 - 12:00Wrestling with Industry Waste Management Plans: Are more than one plan per waste resource sector feasible?Wrestling with IWMP Implementation: Challenges and lessons learnt (Perspectives from a consultant/officials)Landfill Development in Tropical West Africa

.

Aubrey MuswemaPieter Smuts

.

12:00 - 12:30Waste Minimisation and Recycling Strategy for the City of Joburg with Emphasis on Separation of Recyclable Waste at SourceLandfill Covers with Steep Slopes: Requirements on Long-Term Internal Shear Strength of Geosynthetic Clay Liners

.

.

Suzan OelofseZandile MpungoseBurkard Lenze

.

12:30 - 13:30Lunch and Poster Papers in indoor Exhibition Centre

.

13:00 - 14:30Technical Tour - Mercedes Benz South Africa  - fully booked

.

TopicExtended Producer ResponsibilityRegulationsWorkshop 3 - Recycling Behaviour

.

Session ChairSteve KaluleJonathan ShamrockWaste Recycling Behaviour Part II: Workshop on establishing a waste behaviour research agenda (specific research questions/needs)

.

13:30 - 14:00Making Producer Responsibility work for E-waste in South AfricaNational waste classification and management regulations: New legal requirements and implications for waste generators, transporters and waste managers.

.

Jonathan Perry Hanre Crouse

.

14:00 -14:30Waste - An Indicator of efficiencyAn evaluation of the gaps and barriers between the SA National Environmental Management Waste Act and its implementation in the Ekurhuleni Municipality.

.

Sally-Anne KäsnerMNF Tembon

.

14:40 - 14:50 Waste Management Accreditation System - Outcome Report from Workshops

.

14:50 - 15:00Presentation - Ms Nkwenkwezi Rulumeni 

.

15:00 - 15:10WasteCon 2012 Closing Audio Visual Presentation

.

15:10Closing ceremony and lucky draw cash prize to be won ( you must be present to take part in this draw) followed by cocktail function

.

Poster PapersWaste Management and Green Building Relationship in SA - Nick Mannie

.

.

.