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Waste water collecting and treatment services for urban, industrial and mixed wastewater (expired; being updated)



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This PCR expired in September 2016. An update procedure has been started. Please contact the PCR moderator if you wish to get involved in the update phase.

This document provides Product Category Rules (PCR) for the assessment of the environmental performance of UN CPC 9411 (Sewerage and Sewage Treatment Services) and UN CPC 9423 (General Waste Collection Services) and the declaration of this performance by an EPD.

Any comments to this PCR document may be given on the PCR Forum or directly to the PCR moderator during the period of validity.

The PCR document is a living document. If relevant changes in the LCA methodology or in the technology for the product category occur, the document will be revised and any changes will be published on the this website.

The EPD shall refer to a specific PCR version number. The production of new PCR versions does not affect the EPD certification period.

The PCR document may be downloaded in PDF format on the right side of this page. The free registration will also enable you to post comments on the PCR Forum.

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Expired This PCR has expired. Read more
Replacing : PCR 2005:05 Collecting and Treatment Service of Municipal Wastewater (MWW) (de-registered)
Name: Waste water collecting and treatment services for urban, industrial and mixed wastewater (expired; being updated)
CPC Code(s):9411 Sewerage and sewage treatment services
9423 General waste collection services
Approval date: 2013-09-20
Registration No: 2013:14
Valid until: 2016-09-20
GPI version: General Programme Instructions 2 (2013-)
Based on: Basic Module: Sewage and waste collection, treatment and disposal and other environmental protection services
Related PCR(s): Sub-PCR Wastewater engineering (EN 16928) (under development)
Valid location(s): Global
Prepared by: CE.Si.S.P. (Centre for the Development of Product Sustainability) and DICCA (Department of Civil, Chemical and Environmental Engineering), University of Genova, Italy
PCR moderator(s): Adriana Del Borghi  Dpt Chem & Process Engineering, University of Genoa Michela Gallo  CESiSP, University of Genoa