WasteCon is a premier showcase of best practice and sustainable waste and resource management solutions.

The 25th WasteCon will take place from 18-20 October 2022 at Emperors Palace in Johannesburg, South Africa.


WasteCon is hosted by 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 WasteCon 2022:

-       Waste management contractors
-       Waste management equipment providers
-       Researchers and lecturers in fields related to waste management
-       Engineers
-       Regulators and civil servants working in fields related to waste management and environmental health
-       Environmental impact practitioners
-       Industrial waste producers
-       Entrepreneurs
-       Any professional or individual with a keen interest in promoting environmental health or operating in the circular economy

Last day to register and pay at the EARLY BIRD RATE: 01 July 2022 - thereafter the normal rates will apply


The technical programme of WasteCon 2022 will include plenary, panel and workshop sessions, and a technical tour (with limited space available) on the day after the conference.

Abstract submissions for the technical programme will be accepted until 1 March 2022.


A golf day and gala evening will provide delegates, speakers, exhibitors and guests with world class networking opportunities. The social program will also provide a perfect platform to meet up with old friends and make new ones.


The indoor and outdoor exhibitions will showcase the many innovative products and services that the waste management industry has to offer. The exhibition spaces will also be open to the general public for one day during the event.
Exhibition registration & PAYMENT CUT-OFF DATE: 30 June 2022


With the focus on environmental health at an all-time high, WasteCon 2022 offers a highly valuable opportunity for brands to highlight their solutions and support for responsible waste management and the circular economy.


For any queries about WasteCon 2022 please contact:

Ann Oosthuizen

IWMSA Membership Manager


+27 11 675 3462

Nicolle de Bruyn

IWMSA Executive Manager


Sanki Nkosi

IWMSA Central Branch Manager


+27 11 675 3462


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