Industrial Symbiosis Programme

Connecting industry, Creating Opportunity

The NCPC-SA, as the national resource efficiency programme of the dti, is the custodian of the Gauteng and KwaZulu-Natal Industrial Symbiosis Programmes (GISP and KISP respectively). A similar programme also operates in the Western Cape.


Industrial Symbiosis (IS) Programme is a free facilitation services which uses internationally proven industrial symbiosis approach to enhance business profitability and sustainability.


What is Industrial Symbiosis?

 

How does Industrial Symbiosis Programme work?

We match companies with under - or unutilised resources with other member companies who can use them to create new business opportunities.


To submit an enquiry Waste / IS Programme click here.

 

One of the tools used by ISP is Business Opportunity Workshops. At these events, the ISP team will facilitate an interactive session that will allow participants to exchange details about resources they have on-site or resources they need that others may have.


Our partners

Gauteng Industrial Symbiosis Programme (GISP) is jointly funded and delivered by the NCPC-SA, Gauteng Province Agriculture and Rural Development (GDARD) and the Gauteng Department of Economic Development (GDED) in collaboration with Ekurhuleni Municipality Waste Management Services.


KwaZulu-Natal Industrial Symbiosis Programme (KISP) is jointly funded and delivered by the NCPC-SA, Trade and Investment KwaZulu-Natal and the KwaZulu-Natal Department of Economic Development, Tourism and Environmental Affairs.

 

The Western Cape Industrial Symbiosis Programme (WISP) in funded by the Western Cape Government Department of Economic Development and Tourism and delivered by GreenCape, a sector development agency for the green economy.
 

Resources

  • Industrial Symbiosis Programme Brochure - Download
  • Videos
    Industrial Symbiosis Ekhurhuleni Metropolitan Municipality – Simmer and Jack landfill site versus EcoMatch Video – View
  • Case study
    Industrial Symbiosis Ekhurhuleni Metropolitan Municipality – Simmer and Jack landfill site versus EcoMatch Case study Poster - Download
  • Industrial Symbiosis Opportunity Workshops
    Gauteng Industrial Symbiosis Programme Workshop reports and gallery: 2015 – 2016 – 2017 – 2018
    KwaZulu-Natal Industrial Symbiosis Programme Workshop reports and gallery: 2015 – 2016 – 2017 – 2018