Covers methods of storage, collection, segregation for recycling and recovery, and on-site treatment of waste from residential and non-residential buildings and healthcare establishments. It is applicable to new buildings, refurbishments and conversions of residential and non-residential buildings, including but not limited to retail and offices.
Supersedes BS 5906:1980.
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