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

  • ISP Workshop Invitation
    ISP Workshop Invitation

    Industrial Symbiosis in action

    Through the industrial symbiosis (IS)  Programme business workshops we connect industry and create opportunity, says Henry Nuwarinda Industrial Symbiosis Manager. The Eco-Match and Ekhuruleni synergy video gives us a better understanding on how IS creates mutual economic, social and environmental benefits.

    Written on Friday, 09 February 2018 12:07
  • The NCPC-SA industrial symbiosis workshop results in 203 potential synergies
    The NCPC-SA industrial symbiosis workshop results in 203 potential synergies

    A resounding 203 potential synergies were identified between participating KwaZulu-Natal (KZN) companies at the industrial symbiosis business opportunity workshop that was hosted by the National Cleaner Production Centre South Africa (NCPC-SA) on Tuesday, 7 November 2017 in Durban. The day raised the awareness among KZN industry of how waste can be turned into a reusable resource by entering into mutually beneficial collaborative agreements.


    Written on Friday, 10 November 2017 09:06
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