The first portable toilet hire company in South Africa

Sanitech was founded in 1974 as the first portable toilet hire company in South Africa to supply sanitation facilities to areas in which no sanitation infrastructure existed. Today, Sanitech’s Toilet Hire division has over 26 branches nationwide and 4 branches in Africa (Namibia and Mozambique) and has the largest rental fleet in the country with over 30,000 units and 330 vehicles.

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About us

Our purpose - enabling a better tomorrow, every day

To make it possible for people, companies, communities and environments to thrive.

What we expect

  • Accountability
  • Transparency
  • Inclusivity
  • Teamwork
  • Best practice
  • Integrity

What we value

  • Care of people
  • Zero harm
  • Performance
  • Customer centricity
  • Innovation

Our history

Sanitech was founded in the early 1980’s. The Hygiene division was established in 1996 and in 2007 Sanitech became part of the Waco International group.

Our history

Our team

Sanitech follow a practical management approach and every one of Sanitech’s employees is committed to delivering a professional service.

Our team

Health and safety

Our world-class Environmental, Health and Safety management system is driven by Waco International corporate standards and helps to meet health and safety responsibilities.

Health and safety

Commitment to sustainability

Corporate Social Investment

WACO Africa strives to add value in a number of social investment programmes.
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Our Environmental Policies are strictly adhered to and we have achieved OHSAS 18001 and ISO 14001 accreditation. In a recent assessment from SASOL we achieved an 82% safety rating, enabling us to conduct work on petrochemical plants. This is a testament to our commitment to health and safety.
OHSAS 18001 certification

Health and Safety

Sanitech’s world-class EH&S management system is driven by Waco International Corporate Standards and helps to meet health and safety responsibilities by protecting their most valuable resources – employees, customers, communities and the environment that sustains us all. Read more

Innovations and New Products

Sanitech is committed to find the best available products. Inventory is purchased from both local and international suppliers. Being part of the Waco International group, we are able to access the latest innovative technologies and designs from around the world. We continue to invest heavily on upgrading our range and fleet and recently acquired an additional 60 state of the art mobile trailers from the US to upgrade the special event fleet.

Integrated hygiene and sanitation solutions from Sanitech


We are WACO International

Waco Africa is part of Waco International, a leading equipment rental and industrial services business with operations in South Africa, other countries in sub-Saharan Africa and Australasia (Australia and New Zealand).

The Group provides services in the areas of formwork, shoring and scaffolding, insulation, painting and blasting, hydraulic and suspended access platforms, relocatable modular buildings, portable sanitation products and integrated hygiene services.

Waco International operates on 2 continents in over 18 countries.

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