BS EN 12940:2004 - Footwear manufacturing wastes. Waste classification and management

BS EN 12940:2004

Footwear manufacturing wastes. Waste classification and management

Status : Current, Under review   Published : February 2005



This document specifies the process steps which are involved in the generation of the waste from footwear manufacture and the usual waste management practices. It also establishes a European list of the usual wastes generated during the footwear manufacturing process. It can be applied to one specific product, a specific group of products, one specific production technology within the factory or to the whole production of a company. NOTE The nature of such wastes produced will depend on manufacturing processes, the type of shoe and the materials used. The tool used to evaluate the effectiveness of the waste management is: - established directly from the production process or waste generated, - calculated for a specific product, a specific group of products or a specific production technology which shall be defined or the whole production of the company.

Standard NumberBS EN 12940:2004
TitleFootwear manufacturing wastes. Waste classification and management
StatusCurrent, Under review
Publication Date16 February 2005
Normative References(Required to achieve compliance to this standard)No other standards are normatively referenced
Informative References(Provided for Information)2000/532/EC, 1999/31/EC, 75/442/EEC, 91/156/EEC, EN ISO 14001:1996, 94/62/EC, 91/689/EEC, 2000/76/EC, ISO 14001:1996
ReplacesDD ENV 12940:1999
International RelationshipsEN 12940:2004,ENV 12940:1999
DescriptorsProduction planning, Management operations, Classification systems, Design, Waste handling, Waste disposal, Footwear, Production, Shoes, Waste control, Soles, Uppers, Wastes, Process control
Title in FrenchDechets de fabrication de chaussures. Classification et gestion des dechets
Title in GermanAbfaelle bei der Schuhproduktion. Abfallklassifizierung und management
ISBN0 580 45496 7
File Size331 KB

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