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Treatment and disposal of non-hazardous waste

38.21 Treatment and disposal of non-hazardous waste

This class includes the disposal, treatment prior to disposal and other treatment of solid or non-solid non-hazardous waste.

This class includes:

  • operation of landfills for the disposal of non-hazardous waste
  • disposal of non-hazardous waste by combustion or incineration or other methods, with or without the resulting production of electricity or steam, substitute fuels, biogas, ashes or other by-products for further use etc.
  • treatment of organic waste for disposal
  • production of compost from organic waste

This class excludes:

  • incineration and combustion of hazardous waste, see 38.22
  • operation of facilities where commingled recoverable materials such as paper, plastics, used beverage cans and metals, are sorted into distinct categories, see 38.30
  • decontamination, clean up of land, water; toxic material abatement, see 39.00
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