Waste Processing

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Relating to landfill sites and other waste management facilities.

This page lists tags related to waste processing and landfill.

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Waste collection points are tagged as follows:

Sanitary dump stations, facilites for depositing human waste from a toilet holding tank are tagged with amenity=sanitary_dump_station.

Waste transfer stations are tagged as amenity=waste_transfer_station. A waste transfer station is a collection point, where local trash is collected in order to be brought to a landfill. This may include all waste, or may only include appliances and other items which are not collected by residential trash collection services.

Landfills are tagged as landuse=landfill.

Sewage treatment plants are tagged as man_made=wastewater_plant.

Roads used for access to trash collection is tagged as highway=service. This would be roads generally behind residences, where residents may place their trash cans for trash pickup. Also the commercial equivalent.

Energy production related elements are tagged as follows:

See also

  • WikiProject CircularEconomy - A page explaining how to describe all circular economy : second_hand shop, re-use, container, compost, public bookcase, shop without packaging, self repair workshop...