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Waste Management Facility License


The service is issued to businesses/entities that operate facilities such as landfill  incinerator, waste-water treatment plants, waste Recovery/salvage facilities (Transfer stations, scrap metal yards, waste bailing sites etc.) and waste recycling facilities (Scrap yard, used oil, paper, plastic, glass, etc.). This license is valid for one year and therefore requires renewal annually.

Who is eligible?

Citizen and Non-Citizen.

How do I get this service?

Download, complete and submit Waste Management Facility License application form to the Department of Waste Management & Pollution Control Offices.

What supporting documents are required?
  • Location map and site plan.
  • Environmental Assessment Report (Environmental Impact Assessment (EIA) or Environmental monitoring procedure (Emp) or Environmental Management Plan (EMP), (Client to provide one of these documents with recommendation from DEA)).
  • Operation plan.
  • Certificate of Incorporation
  • Lease agreement or title deed with site map
  • Land use authorisation from local authorities (Zoning Permit)
  • Environmental Health report
  • Record keeping procedures
  • Facility closure or rehabilitation plan
How long will this service take?

Ten (10) working days.

How much does it cost?

BWP 1000.00 licensing fee (charged per vehicle).

Where can I get more information on this Service


Telephone number

Fax number


+267 371 6800

 +267 390 9953           


+267 241 2885

 +267 241 7355

Selebi Phikwe

+267 261 0680

+267 260 1066


+267 680 1244

+267 680 1246


Opening Hours: 07:30 to 12:45 and 12:45 to 16:30, Monday to Friday, except on Public Holidays.

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