National Fire Protection Association 1 - Combustible Waste

NFPA 1: 19.2 Combustible Waste and Refuse

19.2.1 Rubbish Containers.
19.2.1.1 General. Rubbish containers kept outside of rooms or vaults shall not exceed 40.5 ft3 (1.15 m3) capacity.
19.2.1.1.1 Containers exceeding a capacity of 51?3 ft3 [40 gal (0.15 m3)] shall be provided with lids.
19.2.1.1.2 Such containers and lids as described in 19.2.1.1.1 shall be constructed of noncombustible materials or nonmetallic materials complying with 19.2.1.2.

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