EnviroSenseCC

 2013 

  
Location:    South Africa
 
  • Finalised activities in June 2013 as project team member responsible for promoting sponsorships and partnerships as well as business education (e.g. by-laws) in the City of Cape WasteWise campaign (Public Anti-Litter/Dumping Awareness and Education project )
  • Subcontracted by SEA for NCPC Audit of “41-on-Cedar” guest-house
  • Subcontracted by J&G to assist in the Development of Technical Specifications for the City of Cape Town’s Green Procurement programme
  • Appointed by Hotel Verde to develop an Operational Materials Management Plan geared at “Zero Waste to Landfill
  • Appointed by GIZ to develop as Phase 2 deliverables e-waste guidebooks for collectors, SME businesses and companies wishing to introduce an ISO 14001 light version of an EMS
  • Invited as a discussion panellist at PlasticSA’s first international plastics conference in March 2013 which was moderated by Ruda Landman (Carte Blanche)
  • Public e-waste education on the SABC3 Expresso Show

 

 

2010-2012

Location:   Southern Africa (Namibia and South Africa) and West Africa (Ghana, Senegal)
 
  • Re-assessment of the MSA Section 78(3) for the City of Cape Town towards Waste Minimisation options (Technical and Stakeholder Engagement input)
  • NCPC training and auditing on Cleaner Production for the South African Automotive Supplies Industry
  • Co-authored US Aid funded Status Quo report and manual for the responsible management and disposal of pharmaceutical waste in Namibia
  • Appointed for the Integrated Waste Management in Western Africa project (UNEP Seven Frameworks Programme funded by the European commission)- the development of Integrated Waste Management Strategies (including hazardous waste) for Nigeria, Senegal, Ghana and the Ivory Coast
  • Evaluation of dye chemicals for Svenmills
  • Evaluation of laundry chemicals for the Vineyard Hotel
  • Article Waste Revolution Handbook : e-waste management in South Africa
  • Appointed for Waste Wise (2010-2013) as part of the J&G consortium
  • Appointed by GTZ Germany to assist with an MTN driven e-waste project
  • Obtained ETDP SETA accreditation for “Assessor (copy attached)
  • Obtained ETDP SETA accreditation for “Facilitator”(copy attached)
  • Elected chairwoman for DEA&DPs newly formed Western Cape Recycling Action Group aimed at stimulating local private sector recycling activitiesInput into Cape Town’s IMEP (Integrated Metropolitan Environmental Policy)
2007-2009
Location: Southern Africa (South Africa and Namibia)
 
  • Development of a collection strategy for Household Hazardous Waste Management (including e-waste) for the Western Cape Province (DEA&DP)
  • Development of a Green Procurement Policy and Implementation Programme for the Western Cape Government (DEA&DP)
  • Development of a collection strategy for Compact Fluorescent Tubes in the Western Cape (ESKOM)
  • Development of waste and green procurement criteria for a green rating system for hotels in South Africa (Sustainable Energy Africa)
  • Monitoring and Evaluation of the Swiss Hewlett Packard funded e-Waste Recovery Facility in Cape Town ( HP/EMPA/Digital Solidarity Fund)
  • Review of the Integrated Waste Management Plan of the Northern Province towards developing waste minimisation strategies (Jeffares & Green)
  • Development of waste minimisation specific guidelines as part of the FIFA Worldcup 2010 Event Greening initiative
  • Development of waste minimisation strategies as part of LONMIN Platinum’s Integrated Waste Management Plan (Golder)
  • Assisting in the development of the City of Windhoek’s future Integrated Waste Management Legislation and Policies (Jeffares & Green)
  • Wastetrail audit of hazardous wastes including oily wastes from diamond ships for De Beers Marine Namiba
  • Environmental Management Training for CoCT Solid Waste managers
  • Feb 2004-2009: Assistance with the development of an industry driven e-waste management plan for South Africa (appointed eWASA coordinator Western Cape)
2003-2007
Location: South Africa
 
  • Development of City of Cape Town Integrated Waste Management Plan. Co-author of both the Waste Minimisation and Waste Education chapters
  • Co-Author: Status Quo Report of Cleaner Production in RSA (DEAT)
  • Management of Stellenbosch Municipality Blue Bag Project
  • Hotel audits for DEA&DP’s “Cleaner Production in the Tourism and Hospitality Industry” pilot project including development of fact sheets, compilation of tertiary training material etc
  • Input into KwaZulu Natal Draft Prevention and Management of Waste Bill with regard to waste minimization strategies
  • Technical adviser and waste minimisation specialist for the Rustenburg Municipality IWMP
  • Subcontracted by UCT as specialist consultant to develop DEA&DP’s Waste Action Plan as part of the Environmental Minister's Sustainable Development Implementation Plan (SDIP) for the Western Cape
  • Appointed by Pikitup to develop an action oriented Strategic Roadmap towards reaching Polokwane targets
  • Assisting Woolworth with their “Good Business Journey” by developing an integrated waste management strategy for their headquarter and presenting packaging waste minimisation strategies at various in-house conferences to their packaging suppliers
  • Development of a Hazardous Waste Manifest for harbour based oily wastes for De Beers Marine
1999-2003
Location: Cape Town (contracted as the "City of Cape Town Waste Reduction Advisor")
  • Developed first South African Integrated Waste Exchange website for the City of Cape Town at www.capetown.gov.za/iwex
  • Assisted in development of “Integrated Waste Management Strategy“ plan for Canal Walk shopping centre complex and other commercial/industrial locations
  • Co-Author of CSIR’s Green Buildings for Africa official guideline and training manual for Office Waste Reduction
  • Start up of four City of Cape Town subsidized pilot WMC programmes (Civic Centre, Blue Route Shopping Mall, Plastic Industry, Retail Motor Industry) and running of the Plastic Industry Waste Minimisation Club
  • Received Impumelelo Star Award for successful facilitation of the Waste Exchange and the effects on poverty alleviation
  • Start up and management of the Yellow Bag Household Waste Separation Programme in Marina da Gama as a pilot for City of CT
  • Initiation of the Parow Industria “ Dare to Dream Campaign“ including start up of a local Waste Minimisation Club
  • Technical Input (Industry & Commerce) for compilation of the City of Cape Town “State of Energy Report” and Cape Town Energy Strategy Draft