Welcome to the NCPC

The National Cleaner Production Centre of South Africa (NCPC-SA) is a national programme of government that promotes the implementation of resource efficiency and cleaner production (RECP) methodologies to assist industry to lower costs through reduced energy, water and materials usage, and waste management. It is hosted by the CSIR on behalf of the Department of Trade and Industry (the dti).

The NCPC-SA is a member of UNIDO and UNEP’s global resource efficiency and cleaner production network (RECPnet) and plays a leading role in the African Roundtable on Sustainable Production and Consumption (ARSCP).

 



 

 
  Entry requirements for EnMS and RECP expert level training

 

Latest News

  • Sustainability and efficiency the common thread
    Sustainability and efficiency the common thread

    ACA threads a Cape Town based sewing thread manufacturer and supplier is reaping the benefits of implementing energy saving measures to reduce energy consumption.

     

    With the support of the National Cleaner Production Centre, South Africa (NCPC-SA), ACA threads implemented various energy efficiency interventions including the installation of a 131 kW rooftop solar PV system, in 2015, which is now generating energy savings of R500 000 a year. Andre Page, NCPC-SA Project Manager explains that this project was launched in 2014 as part of the NCPC-SA Resource Efficient and Cleaner Production Programme (RECP).

     

    Written on Monday, 24 April 2017 12:28 Read more...
  • Companies save over R70 m through RECP during 2016/17
    Companies save over R70 m through RECP during 2016/17

    Between 1 April 2016 and 31 March 2017, energy, water and materials savings valued at R 72.8 million were measured in 33 companies that had implemented resource efficient and cleaner production (RECP) interventions in their production plants. In addition, potential savings of R 383 million per annum were identified in 128 plants through RECP assessments. The National Cleaner Production Centre South Africa (NCPC-SA) announced the savings in the annual highlights of its programmes for the 2016/17 financial year.

     

    Written on Wednesday, 17 May 2017 08:17 Read more...
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