Case Studies

The National Cleaner Production Centre South African Case Studies

Through the use of case studies the National Cleaner Production Centre South Africa (NCPC-SA) show cases the benefits and application of Resource Efficient and Cleaner Production (RECP) methodologies.

The areas in which the RECP methodologies are applied are:

·         Industrial Energy Efficiency (IEE),

·         Industrial Symbiosis Programme (IS Programme), and

·         Industrial Water Efficiency Project (IWE) Project. 

IEE Phase I Case studies (33)

Gastro Foods, a family business that first opened its doors in 1995, manufactures meat and related products for the catering and hospitality industry in South Africa. It employs 70 people and has an annual turnover of R 90million. The size of the factory in Parow Industria is 2 200m2 (with…
September 2013 Gledhow Sugar Company (GSC) is an independent sugar manufacturer with one factory in KwaDukuza (Stanger) on the KwaZulu-Natal North Coast, where 1.5 million tons of sugar cane is processed annually into roughly 160,000 tons of refined white sugar, 200,000 tons of fibre for paper production and 50,000 tons…
Green Office is a document and printer solutions company that was conceived in 1997 as a remanufacturer of used printer cartridges and has since developed into a comprehensive end-to-end solution for the document environment. The head office is based in Pinetown, KwaZulu-Natal (KZN), with satellite offices in Johannesburg and Cape…
September 2013 Johnson Matthey, a British company established in 1817, is a global manufacturer of automotive components, specifically autocatalysts. The South African operation began in 1953 and since 1992 Johnson Matthey South Africa (JMSA) has been manufacturing catalysts at its Germiston (Gauteng) plant, supplying several local "canners" who fit the…
Karob Plastics is a Roodeport-based small to medium enterprise (SME) manufacturing five, 20 and 25 litre High Density Polyethylene blow-moulded plastic containers in three different shapes. Karob Plastics implemented the first phase of Energy Management System (EnMS) in 2015 as a means of reducing the company’s energy consumption.
King Shaka International Airport (KSIA) in Durban, KwaZulu Natal is the first green field airport under Airports Company South Africa in over 50 years. It was opened on 1 May 2010. KSIA uses vast amounts of electricity and, since it was was opened, there has been a consistent effort to…
Steam Systems Optimisation May 2012 Klein Karoo International is located in Oudtshoorn, Western Cape, and manufactures ostrich products. The abattoir produces ostrich meat in frozen raw and freeze cooked form, while the tannery produces ostrich and game hides. Klein Karoo Feathers manufactures all types of ostrich feathers and products such…
Mpact Limited, formerly Mondi Packaging South Africa, is one of the largest paper and plastic packaging companies in southern Africa, with 31 operating sites, 24 of which are manufacturing operations, based in South Africa, Namibia, Mozambique and Zimbabwe. Mpact is listed on the JSE and has the leading market position…
Polyoak Packaging is a privately-owned plastic packaging manufacturer specialising in the design and manufacture of injection and blow-moulded rigid plastic packaging material for various industrial sectors. Polyoak has manufacturing and distribution centres in Cape Town, Durban, East London, Johannesburg and Namibia.   
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