Waste reuse solutions

Waste reuse solutions

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Waste reuse solutions
SectorMost major industry classification systems use sources of revenue as their basis for classifying companies into specific sectors, subsectors and industries. In order to group like companies based on their sustainability-related risks and opportunities, SASB created the Sustainable Industry Classification System® (SICS®) and the classification of sectors, subsectors and industries in the SDG Investor Platform is based on SICS.
Infrastructure
Waste Management
Business Model Description

Provide landfill diversion solutions for organic and liquid waste, such as closed-loop waste-to-energy systems.

Expected Impact

Promote sustainable waste management and contribute to healthy environments and safe livelihoods.

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).
20% - 25% (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.
Medium Term (5–10 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.
< USD 50 million
Average Ticket Size (USD)Describes the USD amount for a typical investment required in the IOA.
> USD 10 million
Direct ImpactDescribes the primary SDG(s) the IOA addresses.
Sustainable Cities and Communities (SDG 11) Responsible Consumption and Production (SDG 12)
Indirect ImpactDescribes the secondary SDG(s) the IOA addresses.
Affordable and Clean Energy (SDG 7) Decent Work and Economic Growth (SDG 8) Industry, Innovation and Infrastructure (SDG 9)
Sector Sources
  • 1) Sachs, J., Schmidt-Traub, G., Kroll, C., Lafortune, G., Fuller, G., Woelm, F. (2020). The Sustainable Development Goals and COVID-19. Sustainable Development Report 2020. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press. https://dashboards.sdgindex.org/#/ZAF 2) National Science and Technology Forum (2019). The National Development Plan. http://www.nstf.org.za/wp-content/uploads/2019/04/All-The-NDP-1.pdf 3) Organization for Economic Development and Cooperation (2010). Environmental Performance Reviews. https://www.oecd.org/environment/country-reviews/OECD_Environmental_Performance_Reviews.pdf 4) Industrial Development Corporation (2019). The Case For Investing in South Africa. https://sainvestmentconference.co.za/wp-content/uploads/2019/11/The-case-for-investing-in-South-Africa-2019-Executive-summary-31-October-2019.pdf 5) Sustainable Infrastructure Development Symposium (2020). Sustainable Infrastructure Development Symposium South Africa. https://sidssa.org.za/
  • 6) Deloitte (2020). The Impact of COVID-19 on infrastructure projects and assets. https://www2.deloitte.com/content/dam/Deloitte/ng/Documents/finance/ng-the-Impact-of-COVID-19-on-Infrastructure-project-and-assets_27052020.pdf 7) Arndt, C., Davies, R., Gabriel, S., Harris, L., Makrelov, K., Modise, B., Robinson, S., Simbanegavi, W., van Seventer, D. and Anderson, L. (2020). Impact of Covid-19 on the South African economy. https://sa-tied.wider.unu.edu/sites/default/files/pdf/SA-TIED-WP-111.pdf 8) Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development (2019). Gender Equality and Sustainable Infrastructure. http://www.oecd.org/governance/gender-equality-and-sustainable-infrastructure-paris-march-2019.htm 9) United Nations Development Programme (2020). South Africa 2020 Report: Covid-19 Rapid Emergency Needs Assesment for the Most Vulnerable Groups. https://www.za.undp.org/content/south_africa/en/home/library/rapid-emergency-needs-assessment.html 10) GreenCape (2020). Waste Market Intelligence Report. https://www.greencape.co.za/assets/Uploads/WASTE_MIR_20200331.pdf
  • 11) Department of Environmental Affairs (2018). South Africa State of Waste Report (SoWR) Second draft. https://remade.co.za/wp-content/uploads/2020/01/South-Africa-State-of-Waste-Report.pdf
IOA Sources
  • 12) GreenCape (2017). The business case for biogas from solid waste in the Western Cape. https://www.greencape.co.za/assets/Uploads/GreenCape-Biogas-Business-Case-Final.pdf 13) Western Cape Government (2017). Western Cape Integrated Waste Management Plan 2017-2022. https://www.westerncape.gov.za/eadp/files/atoms/files/Western%20Cape%20Integrated%20Waste%20Management%20Plan%202017-2022.pdf 14) GreenCape (2020). Waste Market Intelligence Report. https://www.greencape.co.za/assets/Uploads/WASTE_MIR_20200331.pdf 15) GreenCape (2019). Waste Market Intelligence Report. https://www.greencape.co.za/assets/Uploads/WASTE-MARKET-INTELLIGENCE-REPORT-WEB.pdf 16) South African Government (2018). Waste Exclusion Regulations Set Down. https://legal.sabinet.co.za/articles/waste-exclusion-regulations-set-down/
  • 17) Godfrey, L. and Oelofse, S. (2017). 'Historical Review of Waste Management and Recycling in South Africa', Resources, 6(4), 57. https://www.mdpi.com/2079-9276/6/4/57/htm 18) Department of Environmental Affairs (2018). South Africa State of Waste Report (SoWR) Second draft. https://remade.co.za/wp-content/uploads/2020/01/South-Africa-State-of-Waste-Report.pdf 19) Council of Scientific and Industrial Research (2014). Our future through science. https://www.csir.co.za/sites/default/files/CSIR%20ANNUAL%20REPORT%202013_14%20FINAL_LOW%20RES.pdf 20) Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development (2019). Gender Equality and Sustainable Infrastructure. http://www.oecd.org/governance/gender-equality-and-sustainable-infrastructure-paris-march-2019.htm 21) Department of Environmental Affairs (2011). National Waste Management Strategy. https://www.environment.gov.za/sites/default/files/docs/nationalwaste_management_strategy.pdf
  • 22) Department of Forestry, Fisheries and the Environment (2019). Biomass energy. https://www.environment.gov.za/projectsprogrammes/biomassenergy 23) Aurecon (2017). City of Johannesburg: Feasibility study for alternative waste treatment technology https://www.joburg.org.za/documents_/Documents/Intergrated%20Development%20Plan/idp%20documents/Summary.pdf 24) Sabinet African Journals: Resource. 2020. Volume 22 Number 1, Feb 2020, p.19. 25) Statistics South Africa (2017). Sustainable Development Goals: Baseline Report (2017). www.statssa.gov.za 26) United Nations Development Programme (2020). South Africa SDG Investor Map. https://www.za.undp.org/content/south_africa/en/home/library/sa-sdg-investor-map-2020-.html