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Solid waste disposal services

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This document provides Product Category Rules (PCR) for the assessment of the environmental performance of UN CPC 942 (Waste collection services) and UN CPC 943 (Waste treatment and disposal services) limited to solid waste and the declaration of this performance by an EPD.

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Replacing : PCR 2003:03 Collecting and disposal service of Municipal Solid Waste (MSW) in a sanitary landfill (de-registered)
Name: Solid waste disposal services
CPC Codes:942 Waste collection services
943 Waste treatment and disposal services
Date of publication: 2008-04-15
Registration number: 2008:02
Date of expiration: 2019-04-07
Version: 3.0
GPI version: General Programme Instructions 2 (2014-2016)
Based on: PCR Basic Module: Sewage and waste collection, treatment and disposal and other environmental protection services
Related PCR: Waste washing processes for production of aggregates
Being updated - Electricity, steam and hot/cold water generation and distribution (valid until 2020-02-05)
Geographical scope: Global
PCR committee: CE.Si.S.P. and DICheP at University of Genova, Italy
Appointed PCR moderator: Adriana Del Borghi  Dpt Chem & Process Engineering, University of Genoa

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