June 15, 2020

Framework on EPR regarding Section 18 of NEMWA

The Department of Environment, Forestry and Fisheries invited the Lighting Industry PRO (Lightcycle SA) to submit Proposals on the Framework for Extended Producer Responsibility (Section 18 of the Waste Act).
The proposals included submissions for the development of a framework for lighting waste Extended Producer Responsibility.

Lightcycle SA extended its participation invite beyond the scope of the PRO and held online Webinars through various platforms to inform the lighting industry producers and stakeholders of the process and to receive comments on the proposal content.

A copy of the presentation can be viewed here

External stakeholders in the consumer and post-consumer sectors were also invited to participate, where comments were collated and included where materially relevant.

The final document was submitted on the 15 June 2020 and a copy of the submission can be viewed here