Client: Wesco Waste Management Facility (Pty) Ltd

Wesco Waste Management Facility - Proposed Wesco Waste Management Facility, Western Cape

November 14, 2022

Interwaste (Pty) Ltd (Interwaste), owned by the Séché Environnement Group (Séché), is proposing to construct and operate a new integrated waste management facility on Portion 1 of the Farm Brakkefontein No. 32. The property is located between the R27 and R304, approximately 35 km north of the Cape Town metropolitan area, 5 km south of Atlantis Industrial and 2 km north-east of Duynefontein.

The registered landowner for the property is Varenne Investments (Pty) Ltd, a subsidiary of Séché. The applicant for the proposed facility will be Wesco Waste Management Facility (Pty) Ltd (a subsidiary of Interwaste). Wesco Waste Management Facility (Pty) Ltd intend to make an application for the following:

  • Waste Management Licence (WML) under National Environmental Management: Waste Act, 2008 (Act 59 of 2008) (NEM:WA);
  • Environmental Authorisation (EA) under National Environmental Management Act, 1998 (Act 107 of 1998) (NEMA) and Environmental Impact Assessment (EIA) Regulations, 2014 (as amended);
  • Water Use Licence (WUL) in terms of National Water Act, 1998 (No. 36 of 1998) (NWA); and
  • A heritage permit under the National Heritage Resources Act, 1999 (No. 25 of 1999) (NHRA). 

SLR Consulting (South Africa) (Pty) Ltd (SLR) has been appointed by Interwaste to undertake the Scoping and EIA process required in terms of the NEMA and NEM:WA. SLR has also been appointed to undertake the WULA process in terms of the NWA.


A Background Information Document (BID), which provides preliminary project information, a description of the baseline environment and the Scoping and EIA process is available below for review and initial comment. Should you wish to register or provide any initial comments, kindly forward your details to SLR using the Registration and Response Form (at the contact details above). Registered I&APs will receive future information about the proposed project, the ESIA process, opportunities for comment and public meetings, and be invited to contribute comments on the proposed project.