Who we are

Dolphin Coast Landfill Management (DCLM), a proud Level 1 B-BBEE Contributor, is part of the Veolia Group. Veolia aims to be the benchmark company for ecological transformation. With nearly 179,000 employees worldwide, the Group designs and provides game-changing solutions that are both useful and practical for water, waste and energy management. Through its three complementary business activities, Veolia helps to develop access to resources, preserve available resources, and replenish them.

In 2020, the Veolia group supplied 95 million people with drinking water and 62 million people with wastewater service, produced nearly 43 million megawatt hours of energy and treated 47 million metric tons of waste. Veolia Environnement (listed on Paris Euronext: VIE) recorded consolidated revenue of €26.010 billion in 2020.

In South Africa, which represents a key country in the Group’s development strategy, Veolia already recycles 98% of Durban’s wastewater (since 2001) and has treated the industrial wastewater of Arcelor Mittal’s steel production site in Johannesburg since 2015. 

About DCLM

Optimizing your waste operations. 

The Company is involved in the entire waste life cycle, from collection to final treatment, and makes product recovery a priority.  As a stakeholder in the circular economy, DCLM, operated by Veolia, develops innovative solutions to increase the rate of waste recycling and conversion into matter or energy. ​

Our global operational expertise across industrial hazardous and non-hazardous wastes enables us to develop an industry specific waste management plan and implement the most optimal waste management solution. Furthermore, our solutions are tailored to identify and recover additional resources, increase recycling and avoid disposal costs. Our experts work from source to final treatment, ensuring safety and reliability at every step, using innovative and digital systems to provide complete waste traceability, reporting and an environmental footprint.

DCLM currently operates an ISO/IEC 17025:2017 accredited laboratory, thus ensuring that all analysis is conducted to a quality which is of an international standard, and that treatment and disposal of waste is performed in an environmentally safe and responsible manner. 

Total Land Area: 144.6 hectares

Total Landfilling permitted: 49.2 hectares

Total Airspace, up to: 13.8 million m3

Total no. of cells in the future: 13


Cell 1: 700.000m/ Temporarily capped in 2014

Cell 2: 1.3000.000 m/ Under exploitation

Cell 3: 1.550.000 m(approx.) / Under construction


We're excited to be able to continue offering our services to the KwaZulu-Natal community, whilst we actively work on defining a national strategy for viable and sustainable waste management solutions.
Nick Mannie
Managing Director