[Tagging] Feature Proposal - RFC - key:waste_collection

David Bannon dbannon at internode.on.net
Sat Feb 21 03:43:16 UTC 2015

Warin (and Bryce), would it be appropriate to cross reference this
proposal with the one for amenity=sanitary_dump_station ??

They clearly relate to each other and voters may need to consider both. 

Should it be documented how to handle a situation if both get up ?
While Bryce's proposal covers a small subset of waste_collection=, it
could be approved before the corresponding tag for waste_collection is.

So, declaring a 'plan' up front may prevent votes objecting to the
potential clash. Cannot afford to split the vote.

Incidentally, my apologies for not noting you had put that page up
earlier. I am afraid your announcement got lost in the noise at the


On Thu, 2015-02-19 at 09:09 +1100, Warin wrote:
> After over a week of comments on the proposal of a new key rubbish= ..
> this is the replacement by a new proposal for the new key:
> waste_collection. 
> The same points for this proposal exist as for the key:rubbish .. but
> with a better name. 
> https://wiki.openstreetmap.org/wiki/Proposed_features/waste_collection
> Rationale
> There are lost of types of waste_collection, including recycling ..
> and it may become difficult to mange them all under other top level
> tags. Most require a different rendering to identify the feature, and
> so a higher level tag would aid this.It would also assist the map
> editing tools to better organise presets for waste collection. 
> Usage
> Covering an assortment of community facilities for the collection of
> waste. I have listed some 27 different suggested values, these would
> be subject to further discussion. 
> ------------------------------
> Comments should close in 2 weeks .. minimum time for RFC. As there has
> been immediately past comments on this subject under the name
> 'rubbish' I think the minimum time is suitable. So voting should start
> March and possibly finish 19 March. 
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