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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  Entry requirements for EnMS and RECP expert level training

 

 

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  • NCPC-SA Industrial Efficiency Conference a success
    NCPC-SA Industrial Efficiency Conference a success

    The National Cleaner Production Centre South Africa (NCPC-SA) held its third biennial Industrial Efficiency Conference, in Cape Town, from the 14th - 15th September UNDER THE THEME: “Transition to a low carbon economy”.

     

    The event was aimed at equipping industry, including small, medium and large manufacturers, retailers and businesses, with an awareness of how to benefit from the implementation of resource efficient and cleaner production (RECP) in their processes in their journey to becoming cleaner, more sustainable businesses.

     

    The programme covered the themes of water efficiency, energy efficiency and sustainable energy, waste and industrial symbiosis, life cycle management, implementation of RECP and aligning businesses with the Sustainable Development Goals – along with a number of supporting cross-cutting issues such as green finance and productivity.

    Written on Thursday, 28 September 2017 09:50 Read more...
  • Announcement - Life Cycle Assessment Colloquium
    Announcement - Life Cycle Assessment Colloquium

    The second Southern African Life Cycle Assessment (LCA) Colloquium will take place on 31 October - 1 November 2017, in Johannesburg.  The colloquium will bring together Life Cycle Assessment practitioners and researchers to discuss life cycle performance, knowledge sharing of completed and in-progress LCAs, identify key challenges, and share capacity building and data collection efforts.  

    Written on Thursday, 12 October 2017 07:05 Read more...
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