Chapter 35. Waste Management

  1. Jane M. Wiggins

Published Online: 9 JUN 2010

DOI: 10.1002/9781444320466.ch35

Facilities Manager's Desk Reference

Facilities Manager's Desk Reference

How to Cite

Wiggins, J. M. (2010) Waste Management, in Facilities Manager's Desk Reference, Wiley-Blackwell, Oxford, UK. doi: 10.1002/9781444320466.ch35

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 9 JUN 2010
  2. Published Print: 2 JUL 2010

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9781405186612

Online ISBN: 9781444320466



  • waste management;
  • waste, classified by harm - it can do and its origin;
  • waste management strategy, setting up for products and processes;
  • robust waste management policy;
  • waste management procedures;
  • FM or dedicated managers - for waste management, regular audits at stages of waste chain;
  • waste minimisation strategies, determining where improvements could be made;
  • waste minimisation strategy - in pre-occupancy phase, construction and installation stages of building;
  • waste product database, logging and monitoring waste streams;
  • classification of waste substances during transport


This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Introduction

  • Waste management policy

  • Waste management structure

  • Waste management procedures

  • Duty of care

  • Waste minimisation

  • Building design

  • Operational buildings

  • Business activities and business processes

  • Product labelling

  • Recycling

  • Waste product database

  • Waste classification

  • Control of Substances Hazardous to Health (COSHH)

  • Waste management audits

  • Targets

  • Legislation