ASTM E2979 - 18

    Standard Classification for Discarded Materials from Manufacturing Facilities and Associated Support Facilities

    Active Standard ASTM E2979 | Developed by Subcommittee: E60.13

    Book of Standards Volume: 04.12


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    Significance and Use

    4.1 This classification can be used to classify material outputs from manufacturing facilities and associated support facilities. This classification does not include classification of emissions to air or water.

    4.2 This classification can be used to classify discarded materials for marketing claims associated with discarded materials generation and development of consistent tracking metrics for manufacturing facilities.

    1. Scope

    1.1 This standard classifies discarded materials from manufacturing facilities and associated on-site support facilities.

    1.2 This classification system is based on classification, location, disposition, and treatment.

    1.3 This classification does not purport to address or supersede proper waste disposal required by laws and regulations.

    1.4 This standard does not purport to address all of the safety concerns, if any, associated with its use. It is the responsibility of the user of this standard to establish appropriate safety, health, and environmental practices and determine the applicability of regulatory limitations prior to use.

    1.5 This international standard was developed in accordance with internationally recognized principles on standardization established in the Decision on Principles for the Development of International Standards, Guides and Recommendations issued by the World Trade Organization Technical Barriers to Trade (TBT) Committee.


    ICS Code

    ICS Number Code 13.030.99 (Other standards related to wastes)

    UNSPSC Code

    UNSPSC Code 76121900(Hazardous waste disposal)


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    DOI: 10.1520/E2979-18

    Citation Format

    ASTM E2979-18, Standard Classification for Discarded Materials from Manufacturing Facilities and Associated Support Facilities, ASTM International, West Conshohocken, PA, 2018, www.astm.org

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