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ТК-15

Environment protection

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Main committee

Вера Цветанова Павлова

Ekaterina Georgieva Slavova

+359 2 817 4579

ekaterina.slavova@bds-bg.org

Basic standards

Public documents

Scope

Scope of standards: air quality incl. terminology, sampling, characterization of ambient air quality methods, indoor air, management of gas cleaning systems and their efficiency etc. Soil quality, incl. terminology, soil classification, characterization measurement and assessment etc. Environmental management, incl. environmental management systems and instruments; terminology definition, product life-cycle estimation; eco-labeling etc. Waste characterization and classification; waste sampling methods, physical, chemical and biological analyses etc.

Facts and digits

114

New projects

1716

Published standards

0

Meetings

30

Members

Relation to mirrors committee

This BDS/TC is a mirror of the following European and international technical committees

CEN/TC 230

Water analysis


Originator: CEN
P member

CEN/TC 230

Water analysis

Standardization in the area of water analysis including: - definition of terms; - sampling of water; - measurement; - reporting. Excluded are the limits of acceptability for water quality.


Originator: CEN

P member

CEN/TC 264

Air quality


Originator: CEN
P member

CEN/TC 264

Air quality

Standardisation of methods for air quality characterisation of emissions, ambient air, indoor air, gases in and from the ground and deposition, in particular measurement methods for air pollutants (for example particles, gases, odours, microorganisms), meteorological parameters and methods for determination of the efficiency of gas cleaning systems. Excluded are: - determination of limit values for air pollutants, - workplaces and clean rooms, - radioactive substances


Originator: CEN

P member

CEN/TC 292

Characterization of waste


Originator: CEN
P member

CEN/TC 292

Characterization of waste

Standardization of procedures to determine the characteristics of waste and waste behaviour, especially leaching properties and standardization of subsequent terminology. Excluded from this scope are: - radioactive waste; exhaust gases; - waste water; - explosives; - animal carcasses. Also excluded from the scope of this TC are: - the setting of limit values; - the setting of specifications for products and processes.


Originator: CEN

P member

CEN/TC 308

Characterization and management of sludge


Originator: CEN
P member

CEN/TC 308

Characterization and management of sludge

Standardization of the methods for characterizing and classifying sludges and products from storm water handling, night soil, urban waste water collection systems, waste water treatment plants for urban and similar industrial waters (as defined in EC directive 91/271), water supply treatment plants, water distribution systems, but excluding hazardous sludges from industry. Included are the sampling methods, physical, chemical and biological analyses required for characterizing these sludges with a view to facilitating decisions on the choice of the treatment procedures and of the utilization and disposal. Included is the drafting of good practice documents in the production; utilization and disposal of sludges. The scope of the TC considers all sludges that may have similar environmental and/or health impact.


Originator: CEN

P member

CEN/TC 400

Horizontal standards in the fields of sludge, biowaste and soil


Originator: CEN
P member

CEN/TC 400

Horizontal standards in the fields of sludge, biowaste and soil

Take all relevant steps to transpose the results of project HORIZONTAL into standards. This includes co-ordination and consultation activities between CEN/TCs and project HORIZONTAL


Originator: CEN

P member

CEN/TC 137

Assessment of workplace exposure to chemical and biological agents


Originator: CEN
P member

CEN/TC 137

Assessment of workplace exposure to chemical and biological agents

Standardization in the field of assessment of exposure to agents at the workplace including the planning and performing of measurement but excluding the establishment of limit values.


Originator: CEN

P member

CEN/TC 343

Solid Recovered Fuels


Originator: CEN
P member

CEN/TC 343

Solid Recovered Fuels

Elaboration of Standards, Technical Specifications and Technical Reports on solid recovered fuels, prepared from non-hazardous waste to be utilised for energy recovery in waste-incineration or co-incineration plants, excluding those fuels that are included in the scope of CEN/TC 335 Solid biofuels.


Originator: CEN

P member

CEN/TC 345

Characterization of soils


Originator: CEN
P member

CEN/TC 345

Characterization of soils

Standardisation in the field of soil quality, including classification, definition of terms, sampling of soils, measurement and reporting of soil characteristics. Excluded are the definition of limits of acceptability for soil pollution and civil engineering aspects.


Originator: CEN

P member

CEN/SS S26

Environmental management


Originator: CEN
P member

CEN/SS S26

Environmental management


Originator: CEN

P member

CEN/SS S27

Waste - Characterization, treatment and streams


Originator: CEN
P member

CEN/SS S27

Waste - Characterization, treatment and streams


Originator: CEN

P member

CEN/SS S08

Air quality


Originator: CEN
P member

CEN/SS S08

Air quality


Originator: CEN

P member

CEN/TC 444

Environmental characterization of solid matrices


Originator: CEN
P member

CEN/TC 444

Environmental characterization of solid matrices

Standardization of methods for the environmental characterization of soil, solid and liquid waste, biowaste and sludge. This covers: o Sampling, assessment methods and vocabulary o Digestion / extraction, chemical analysis, physical methods, quality assurance and quality control (laboratories); o Where appropriate and decided by matrix specific environmental Technical Committees: leaching tests, screening methods, sample pretreatment, biological and microbiological analysis, reporting. Excluded are: o Sampling, assessment methods and vocabulary related to sludge, which are covered by CEN/TC 308 'Characterization and management of sludges'


Originator: CEN

P member

CEN/TC 426

Domestic appliances used for water treatment not connected to water supply


Originator: CEN
P member

CEN/TC 426

Domestic appliances used for water treatment not connected to water supply

Standardization of requirements for safety, performance and labelling of water treatment like filtration, sparkling etc. appliances used in domestic and similar environment for which the intended use is the treatment of drinking water only. This Project Committee covers safety requirements and test methods for water treatment devices that are not connected to water supply in buildings and provides requirements and recommendations for instruction manuals, so that these appliances can be used and maintained properly. Appliances with heating water systems are excluded from the scope of this Project Committee


Originator: CEN

P member

ISO/TC 147

Water quality


Originator: ISO
O member

ISO/TC 147

Water quality

Standardization in the field of water quality, including definition of terms, sampling of waters, measurement and reporting of water characteristics. Excluded : limits of acceptability for water quality.


Originator: ISO

O member

ISO/TC 207

Environmental management


Originator: ISO
O member

ISO/TC 207

Environmental management

Standardization in the field of environmental management to address environmental and climate impacts, including related social and economic aspects, in support of sustainable development. Excluded: test methods of pollutants, setting limit values and levels of environmental performance, and standardization of products. Note 1: TC 207 is focused on environmental management systems, auditing, verification/validation and related investigations, environmental labelling, environmental performance evaluation, life cycle assessment, climate change and its mitigation and adaptation, ecodesign, material efficiency, environmental economics and environmental and climate finance. Note 2: Where appropriate, the ISO/TC 207 works in cooperation with existing committees on subjects that may support environmental management.


Originator: ISO

O member

ISO/TC 146/SC 1

Stationary source emissions


Originator: ISO
O member

ISO/TC 146/SC 1

Stationary source emissions


Originator: ISO

O member

ISO/TC 146/SC 3

Ambient atmospheres


Originator: ISO
O member

ISO/TC 146/SC 3

Ambient atmospheres


Originator: ISO

O member

ISO/TC 146/SC 4

General aspects


Originator: ISO
O member

ISO/TC 146/SC 4

General aspects


Originator: ISO

O member

ISO/TC 147/SC 1

Terminology


Originator: ISO
O member

ISO/TC 147/SC 1

Terminology


Originator: ISO

O member

ISO/TC 147/SC 2

Physical, chemical and biochemical methods


Originator: ISO
O member

ISO/TC 147/SC 2

Physical, chemical and biochemical methods


Originator: ISO

O member

ISO/TC 147/SC 4

Microbiological methods


Originator: ISO
O member

ISO/TC 147/SC 4

Microbiological methods


Originator: ISO

O member

ISO/TC 147/SC 5

Biological methods


Originator: ISO
O member

ISO/TC 147/SC 5

Biological methods


Originator: ISO

O member

ISO/TC 147/SC 6

Sampling (general methods)


Originator: ISO
O member

ISO/TC 147/SC 6

Sampling (general methods)


Originator: ISO

O member

ISO/TC 207/SC 1

Environmental management systems


Originator: ISO
O member

ISO/TC 207/SC 1

Environmental management systems

Standardization in the field of environmental management systems to support the achievement of sustainability.


Originator: ISO

O member

ISO/TC 207/SC 2

Environmental auditing and related environmental investigations


Originator: ISO
O member

ISO/TC 207/SC 2

Environmental auditing and related environmental investigations

Standardization in the field of environmental auditing and related environmental investigations


Originator: ISO

O member

ISO/TC 207/SC 3

Environmental labelling


Originator: ISO
O member

ISO/TC 207/SC 3

Environmental labelling

Standardization in the field of communication on the environmental aspects of products, i.e. goods and services, including the related programmes and verification procedures. Such communication includes environmental labels and declarations which describe products by qualitative features or by one or more quantitative parameters


Originator: ISO

O member

ISO/TC 207/SC 4

Environmental performance evaluation


Originator: ISO
O member

ISO/TC 207/SC 4

Environmental performance evaluation

Standardization in the field of environmental performance evaluation in support of sustainability


Originator: ISO

O member

ISO/TC 207/SC 5

Life cycle assessment


Originator: ISO
O member

ISO/TC 207/SC 5

Life cycle assessment

Standardization in the field of life cycle assessment and related environmental management tools for products and organizations. It includes life cycle based resource efficiency and eco-efficiency assessment, and encompasses consideration of a life cycle perspective in the assessment of impacts from the extraction of raw materials to the final disposal of waste.


Originator: ISO

O member

ISO/TC 207/SC 7

Greenhouse gas management and related activities


Originator: ISO
O member

ISO/TC 207/SC 7

Greenhouse gas management and related activities

Standardization to manage GHG emissions, as well as to adapt to the effects of climate change in support of sustainability


Originator: ISO

O member

CEN/TC 183

Waste management


Originator: CEN
P member

CEN/TC 183

Waste management

Standardization in the field waste management including public cleaning, taking into particular account technical and logistical aspects. Drafting of Standards for products and procedures as well as safety requirements for the collection, transport, storage and transfer of solid and liquid waste. The characterization of waste and sludge as well as functional aspects for snow clearing equipment and road service area maintenance equipment is not covered by the scope of CEN/TC 183. This will be dealt with by CEN/TC 292, CEN/TC 308 and CEN/TC 337 respectively.


Originator: CEN

P member