Collection and Transport Interest Group
Who are we?
Waste collection and transport encompasses diverse and complementary disciplines and as such our scope of interest includes various aspects of waste management including:
Collection techniques, Equipment, Transport, Economics, Transfer stations, Recycling, Environment, Human resources, Safety, Legislation and Regulation.
It is this Interest Group’s objective to:
Facilitate the exchange of information on all aspects relating to waste collection and transport.
Provide a forum for interaction thereby enabling the sharing of experiences and knowledge both on a formal and informal basis.
Create awareness of a vital element of waste management and to encourage better practices through the promotion of improved techniques and maintenance procedures and the introduction to new equipment.
To promote an interest and awareness in waste collection, transfer and transport.
To organise and hold meetings, workshops, seminars, competitions, technical tours, training courses and discussions in order to promote waste collection and transport.
To initiate a newsletter and database to encourage communication and information exchange between members.
To organise equipment expositions and plan and conduct relevant technical sessions for IWM national events such as the WasteCon biennial conferences.
To carry out research and literature searches to obtain latest information available.
To provide technical support and a source of information thereby assisting members to identify and solve problems to achieve best available practice.
To influence legislation and standards and provide input into town planning and service delivery when appropriate.
To establish relationships with groups with similar interests both locally and internationally.
Chairman: Rob Spillman
Treasurer: Adrian Conradie
Tel (021) 555 1477
Address: P O Box 292, Elsies River, 7480
Committee Members: Adrian Conradie, Anthony Isaacs, Craig Petersen, John Coetzee, Pierre Smith, Rob Spillman, Virgil Bent