BS 5906:2005 - Waste management in buildings. Code of practice – BSI British Standards

BS 5906:2005

Waste management in buildings. Code of practice

Status : Confirmed, Current   Published : December 2005



BS 5906:2005 Waste management in buildings. Code of practice

BS 5906 is a code of practice for methods of storage, collection, segregation for recycling and recovery, and on-site treatment of waste from residential and non-residential buildings and healthcare establishments. BS 5906 applies to new buildings, refurbishments and conversions of residential and non-residential buildings, including but not limited to retail and offices. It should not be used as the only source of information.

The management of healthcare waste from hospitals and waste oil from any establishment are not included within the remit of this code of practice.

Also available:

PAS 402:2009 Waste resource management. Specification for performance reporting

Standard NumberBS 5906:2005
TitleWaste management in buildings. Code of practice
StatusConfirmed, Current
Publication Date30 December 2005
Confirm Date01 May 2017
Normative References(Required to achieve compliance to this standard)BS EN 12574-1:2017, BS EN 12574-2:2017, BS 8300:2001, BS EN 60529:1992, BS EN 12574-3:2017, BS 476-21, BS 792, BS 4998, BS EN 840-2, BS 1703, BS 6642, BS EN 840-3, BS EN 840-5, BS 476-22, BS EN 840-4, BS EN 13071, BS EN 840-1, BS EN 840-6
Informative References(Provided for Information)CHEM TS11, CHEM TS10, CHEM TS3, Road Vehicles (Construction and Use) Regulations 1986, Building Regulations (England and Wales), CHEM TS8, Environmental Protection Act 1990, CHEM TS14, Packaging (Essential Requirements) Regulations 2003, CHEM TS1, Waste Strategy 2000, Disability Discrimination Act 1995, CHEM TS2, CHEM TS6, CHEM TS9, Integrated Pollution Prevention and Control (England, CHEM TS5, CHEM TS4, Manual Handling Regulations 1992, dangerous goods 2003, United Nations Recommendations on the transport of, Controlled Waste Regulations 1992, CHEM TS12, Household Waste Recycling Act 2003, CHEM TS13, BS EN 60335-2-16, HSE Safe Disposal of Clinical Waste, Control of Pollution (Amendment) Act 1989, Control of Explosives Regulations 1991, CHEM TS7, and Wales) Regulations 2000, BS 7320:1990
ReplacesBS 5906:1980
DescriptorsDomestic facilities, Waste disposal units, Refuse hoppers, Water supply and waste systems (buildings), Business facilities, Waste disposal presses, Storage, Waste handling, Refuse, Refuse disposal, Waste collection, Incineration (waste), Waste separation, Refuse chutes, Recycling, Waste disposal (buildings), On-site treatment (waste), Environmental cleanliness, Wastes
ISBN0 580 47676 6
File Size435 KB

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