You are warmly invited by the Eastern Cape Branch of the Institute of Waste Management of Southern Africa to participate in the conference titled "Challenges & Innovations in Waste Management." The event is scheduled to take place from the 8th to the 9th of February 2024 at the East London International Convention Centre.

This conference aims to facilitate the sharing of experiences related to challenges and innovations within the waste management sector. It provides a platform for industry experts to exchange knowledge and ideas while also fostering the development of sustainable projects in our communities, which are intended to have a meaningful impact.

Your participation will contribute to the advancement of waste management practices and the betterment of our communities.


The Conference is hosted by the Eastern Cape Branch of the Institute of Waste Management of Southern Africa (IWMSA), a multi-disciplinary non-profit association that is committed to supporting professional waste management practices.


A wide variety of waste management stakeholders will benefit from participating in this Conference:

-     Regulators and civil servants working in fields related to waste management and environmental health & management 
-     Researchers and lecturers in fields related to waste management
-     Waste management contractors
-     Waste management equipment providers
-     Environmental Scientists

-     Engineers
-     Industrial waste producers
-     Entrepreneurs

Last day to register and pay at the EARLY BIRD RATE: 30 November 2023 - thereafter the normal rates will apply


The programme will include presentations from the themes below:
Abstract submissions for the programme will be accepted until 31 October 2023- Please click on the programme link above.

1.   Circular Economy
2.   Financing of Waste
3.   Waste Reclamation
4.   Legislation Compliance and Enforcement
5.   Extended Producer Responsibility Waste hierarchy
6.   Solutions in Waste Storage and Transport  


An elegant gala evening awaits delegates, speakers, exhibitors, and guests, offering exceptional networking prospects.
The social program will also serve as an ideal setting to reconnect with familiar faces and forge new friendships.


The indoor exhibitions will showcase the many innovative products and services that the waste management industry has to offer.

Exhibition registration & PAYMENT CUT-OFF DATE: 15 January 2024


Amidst the heightened emphasis on environmental well-being, the conference presents an immensely valuable chance for brands to showcase their solutions and commitment to promoting responsible waste management.


For any queries please contact:

Nkosiphayo Ndwandwe

IWMSA EC Branch Administrator


+27 11 675 3462

Nicolle de Bruyn

IWMSA Executive Officer


+27 11 675 3462