This document specifies the process steps which are involved in the generation of the waste from footwear manufacture and the usual waste management practices. It also establishes a European list of the usual wastes generated during the footwear manufacturing process.
It can be applied to one specific product, a specific group of products, one specific production technology within the factory or to the whole production of a company.
NOTE The nature of such wastes produced will depend on manufacturing processes, the type of shoe and the materials used.
The tool used to evaluate the effectiveness of the waste management is:
-- established directly from the production process or waste generated,
-- calculated for a specific product, a specific group of products or a specific production technology which shall be defined or the whole production of the company.