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Carte Blanche REDISA Update
In 2012 Carte Blanche started investigating allegations that had been made against REDISA, and aired several stories about REDISA between 2015 and 2017. The update broadcast on 16 July 2023 brings the story up to date in light of the January 2019 judgment of the Supreme Court of Appeal. A written statement appears on their web site, A video version can be viewed here.
On Sunday 16th July 2023 Carte Blanche broadcast an update on their investigations into REDISA.
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IndWTMP published 7/12/2022
New Plan Disappoints
The DFFE published a draft Industry Waste Tyre Management Plan (IndWTMP) for comment on 7 December 2022, closing date 6 February 2023. This latest IndWTMP unfortunately falls short as much as the earlier Draft 9 previously commented on, and seems to have paid no attention to the commentary submitted on the Draft 9 plan. The IndWTMP is not a plan, nor is it a viable framework for implementing a plan. Our commentary on this latest IndWTMP, submitted on 2 February 2023, can be downloaded here.
REDISA’s state of readiness
Many people are asking us when we are coming back. The simple answer is that we don’t know, but we are ready. There is a job to do, and we are preparing to re-start operations as soon as we get our mandate.
REDISA Return Expected
South Africa’s REDISA vows to make a comeback after being cleared by the Supreme Court of Appeal.
The Recycling and Economic Development Initiative of SA (Redisa) says that it is committed to reviving its operations following the finding by the Supreme Court of Appeal that it was the subject of a campaign to ruin the programme.