Integrated Waste Collection & Management Services

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Integrated Waste Collection & Management Services
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Waste Management
Business Model Description

Construct, operate and maintain waste collection and sorting facilities or operate controlled dumpsites under the responsibility of local municipalities through public-private partnerships, which include recycling, composting and disposal of solid waste to prevent open burning practices.

Expected Impact

Decrease the environmental burden of waste, improve resource utilisation, and enhance living conditions and public health.

Indicative ReturnDescribes the rate of growth an investment is expected to generate within the IOA. The indicative return is identified for the IOA by establishing its Internal Rate of Return (IRR), Return of Investment (ROI) or Gross Profit Margin (GPM).
15% - 20% (in IRR)
Investment TimeframeDescribes the time period in which the IOA will pay-back the invested resources. The estimate is based on asset expected lifetime as the IOA will start generating accumulated positive cash-flows.
Short Term (0–5 years)
Market SizeDescribes the value of potential addressable market of the IOA. The market size is identified for the IOA by establishing the value in USD, identifying the Compound Annual Growth Rate (CAGR) or providing a numeric unit critical to the IOA.
45% of Eswatini's waste is openly burnt and the textile industry generates 402 tons of waste per month
Average Ticket Size (USD)Describes the USD amount for a typical investment required in the IOA.
USD 1 million - USD 10 million
Direct ImpactDescribes the primary SDG(s) the IOA addresses.
Responsible Consumption and Production (SDG 12) Sustainable Cities and Communities (SDG 11) Good health and well-being (SDG 3)
Indirect ImpactDescribes the secondary SDG(s) the IOA addresses.
Industry, Innovation and Infrastructure (SDG 9) Climate Action (SDG 13)
Sector Sources
  • 1) Ministry of Economic Planning and Development. 2019. National Development Plan (NDP) 2019/20-2021/22. 2) Ministry of Economic Planning and Development. 2017. The Strategy for Sustainable Development and Inclusive Growth (SSDIG). Offline 3) Government of Eswatini. 2019. Kingdom of Eswatini Strategic Roadmap 2019-2022. 4) Ministry of Economic Planning and Development. 2019. Voluntary National Review. 5) Ministry of Tourism and Environmental Affairs & Ministry of Economic Planning and Development. 2021. Kingdom of Eswatini’s Revised Nationally Determined Contributions (Offline) 6) UNDP & Eswatini Environment Authority. December 2021. Waste management and livelihoods projects: Waste Characterization. Offline 7) Sizwe M. Nxumalo et al. 2020. Plastic waste management practices in the rural areas of Eswatini. 8) Eswatini Environment Authority. 2022. Waste Management. 9) Government of Eswatini. 2020. Post COVID-19 Kingdom of Eswatini Economic Recovery Plan.
IOA Sources
  • 10) Eric Slabbert Agencies (Pty) Ltd. 2022. The Kingdom of Eswatini's biggest dry waste recycler. 11) Eco-Buzz. 2022. 12) Times of Swaziland. 2019. Eclipse Wins E 2.4 M Dumpsite Tender. 13) United Nations Environment Programme. 2018. Africa Waste Management Outlook. 14) Eswatini Environment Authority & UNIDO. August 2018. Kwaluseni Waste Survey Report. 16) UNEP, 2018, The Future of Waste Management in Africa. 17) Australian Academy of Science. 2020. Transforming food waste: making something out of rubbish. 18) Ministry of Tourism and Environmental Affairs, 2020, Restoring the Environment for Climate Resilient Economic Recovery. 19) Government of Eswatini. 2020. The Environment Management Act, 2002. 20) Lex Mercatoria. 1991. Bamako Convention on the Ban of the Import into Africa and the Control of Transboundary Movement and Management of Hazardous Wastes within Africa. 21) Ministry of Tourism and Environmental Affairs & Ministry of Economic Planning and Development. 2021. Kingdom of Eswatini’s Revised Nationally Determined Contributions (Offline) 22) FAO. 2000. Waste Regulations, 2000 (L.N. No. 31 of 2000). 23) Government of Eswatini. 2020. National Environmental Policy. Draft. 24) Swaziland Environment Authority. 2017. National Inventory on Open Burning Practices and Unintentional Persistent Organic Pollutants (UPOPS) Releases. 25) Grants and Resources for Sustainability. 2020. Eswatini Environment Fund Call for Proposals. 26) Swaziland Government Gazette. 2011. The Litter Regulations, 2011. 27) UNDP Stakeholder Consultation with Eswatini Environment Authority (EEA). February, 2022 28) Eswatini Public Procurement Regulatory Agency. Public Procurement Regulations 2020. 29) Center for Science and Environment. 2021. Solid Waste Management in Eswatini. 30) GreenCape. 2019. Waste Market Intelligence Report. 31) United Nations Department of Economic and Social Affairs. SDG Indicators.