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).


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South Africa’s top eco-champions were showcased at the Eco-Logic Awards 2015/16 on 21 April, at a “glamourously green” awards evening at the Table Bay Hotel in Cape Town. The NCPC-SA partnered with the Eco-Logic Awards to support the Business Green Economy Initiative Award, a... More detail
The National Cleaner Production Centre South Africa (NCPC-SA) is investing in women to secure the future of industry and families for generations to come because like Brigham Young’s quote says “you educate a woman; you educate a generation”. This Mother’s Day,... More detail