GWIS

Gauteng Waste Information System

Gauteng Department of Agriculture and Rural Development

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Who should register

List of persons conducting the following activities within Gauteng Province must register on the Gauteng Waste Information System (Gauteng Waste Information System) in terms of Regulation 3(2) of National Waste Information Regulations, 2012:

  1. Generators of waste
    1. Generators of hazardous waste in excess of 20kg per day.
  2. Recovery or recycling of waste (Waste Reprocessor)
    1. Recovery of energy from general waste (more than 3 tons per day).
    2. Recovery of waste at facility that has a capacity to process more than 5 tons of general waste per day.
    3. Recovery of hazardous waste regardless of size or capacity of the facility.
    4. The scrapping or recovery of motor vehicles at a facility that has an operational area of more than 500m2
    5. Recycling of waste that has the capacity to process more than of 5 tons of general waste per day.
    6. Recycling of hazardous waste regardless of size or capacity of the facility.
  3. Treatment of waste
    1. Treatment of general waste at a facility that has the capacity to process more than 10 tons of general waste per day excluding the treatment of effluent, waste water or sewage.
    2. Treatment of hazardous waste regardless of size or capacity of the facility.
  4. Disposal of waste
    1. Disposal of general waste to land at a facility covering an area in excess of 200m2.
    2. Disposal of any quantity of hazardous waste to land.
  5. Transportation of hazardous waste
    1. A person who transports more than 1Okg/d of hazardous waste.
  6. Transfer station of waste
    1. A person who operate a waste transfer facility that has capacity to store in excess of 100m3 of general waste
    2. A person who operate a waste transfer facility that has capacity to store in excess of 35m3 of hazardous waste

The following activities are required to submit monthly data to the GWIS.

  1. A transporter removing hazardous waste from Gauteng Province for treatment or disposal to another province or country
  2. A person who operates a general waste landfill site facility covering an area in excess of 200m2
  3. A person who operates a hazardous waste landfill site facility.
  4. A person who operates a general waste treatment facility that has the capacity to process more than 10 tons of general waste per day.
  5. A person who operates a hazardous waste treatment facility.
  6. A person who operates a recycling facility that has the capacity to process more than of 5 tons of general waste per day.
  7. A person who operates a hazardous waste recycling facility.
  8. A person who operate a facility for scrapping or recovery of motor vehicles that has an operational area of more than 500m2
  9. A person who operates a facility that recover energy from general waste (more than 3 tons per day)
  10. A person who operates a facility that recover waste at the facility that has a capacity to process more than 5 tons of general waste per day

The above activities will register as one of:

  • A generator
  • A transporter
  • A transfer station
  • A landfill site
  • A waste treatment facility
  • A waste recovery or recycling facility