Licensed facilities


Averda is committed to operating in full compliance with national and provincial legislation including international standards for safety, quality and environmental protection. Not only that, we support our clients and customers with advice and the waste reports to enable them also to remain entirely compliant with all relevant South African regulations.

International Standards

Averda’s facilities and sites have the following valid ISO accreditation. Please note that ISO accreditation needs to be renewed annually for each site.

  1. Central: ISO 14001 (Environment)
  2. Durban Bulbul: ISO 9001 (Quality), ISO 14001 (Environment), OHSAS 18000 (Safety)
  3. Secunda: ISO 45001 (Safety)
  4. Blackheath: ISO 14001 (Environment)
  5. Vlakfontein: ISO 9001 (Quality), ISO 14001 (Environment), ISO 45001 (Safety)

South Africa Department of the Environment

In addition to the ISO standard 14001 which covers environmental management and protection, Averda also operates in South Africa in full compliance with the necessary national licences and permits issued by the national Department of the Environment (see table below for details).

AVERDA Facility


Licence #/Reference


A (Waste storage, Recycling, Reuse, Treatment Disposal & Effluent Storage Facility)


Genesis Landfill

General Waste disposal


HC -Klerksdorp Incinerator (North West )

Health Care Risk Waste Storage & Treatment Facility


HC- Killarney Gardens (Western Cape)

Health Care Risk Waste Treatment Facility


HC- City Deep (Gauteng)

Health Care Risk Waste Treatment Facility


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