~ To support Governments existing environmental policy, legislation and international instruments that South Africa is party to in respect of the Management of Waste Tyres.
~ To create a vibrant, effective, efficient and broad-based economic model to facilitate sustainable development in pursuance of a developmental state and rapid economic transformation, with special focus on economic emancipation of Youth, Women, the disabled and disadvantaged.
~ To ensure a cost- effective model, utilising public private partnerships to promote job creation and skills development (high and low end) in our quest to be globally competitive in the Waste Tyre Industry.
~ To respond to the principles implicit in the National Development Plan, the relevant Environmental legislation, policies and regulations and the principles of Fourth Industrial Revolution in respect of waste tyre management strategies within a developing nation.
~ To manage waste tyres (collection, reuse, recycling and recovery) responsibly in line with international best practices;
~ To unlock the social and economic opportunities in waste tyres through promotion of reuse, reduce, recycle and recover model (circular economy);
~ To minimise the environmental impacts of waste tyres;
~ To promote skills development and job creation through partnerships with public and private entities;
~ To promote SMME development,
~ To create public awareness about opportunities in waste tyres;
~ To promote research and innovation in the area of waste tyres;
~ To eradicate poverty and inequality and thereby;
~ Guarantee the protection of the freedom, rights and values as enshrined in the Constitution of the Republic of South Africa and Freedom Charter of the African National Congress.
The SATRUCO plan, its structure, governance, model and implementation is undergirded by the outcomes of a scientifically based Strategic Environmental Assessment (SEA) and is aligned to Government’s commitment to its international obligations and the principles of a circular economy. In addition, this plan, was developed after a rigorous consultation process and therefore has secured relevant partnerships and social compacts with the public and private sector to deliver on its objectives. The SATRUCO Plan will be governed by National Board and will be managed by an externally appointed Management Company in line with governance principles contained in KING IV.