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Waste Analysis

  • Devices for declaration analysis in reuse and recycling processes
  • Analyzers for classification of waste for disposal
  • Monitoring instruments for dust and ashes from waste incineration processes

 

Improving recycling methods and ensuring the safety of available resources are crucial steps towards sustaining our environment. Analyik Jena offers efficient devices entailing methods and technologies for a standard compliant declaration analysis of various sample types along the waste recovery cycle. These are for example construction waste, sludges, chemicals, metals, and many more. Determination parameters include TOC/DOC, AOX/EOX as well as elemental analysis of heavy metals, chlorine, or sulfur.

The worldwide amount of waste is constantly increasing. By 2030, around 2.5 billion metric tons of waste are expected to be generated. It is therefore obvious that waste prevention, waste recycling and environmentally sound waste disposal are becoming increasingly important, especially those of toxic and ecotoxic components such as heavy metals and organic halogen compounds.

Rely on our efficient methods and technologies for a standard-compliant declaration analysis of various sample types that can be determined by the sum parameters AOX/EOX or total organic carbon (TOC and DOC) along the waste recovery cycle – from waste to sludge to chemicals, metals, and much more.

What our customers say

Precise devices, excellent service

"As a waste disposal company, we have been using a multi EA 4000 for TOC determination in solids and a multi N/C 3100 for DOC analysis in eluates and wastewater samples for more than seven years. Both parameters are listed in the Landfill Ordinance for waste analysis in a legally binding manner with associated reference values. We were convinced by the measuring accuracy of the instruments, but above all by the excellent application consulting during the purchase and the very reliable, fast and friendly technical support and service.

With Analytik Jena, we have a partner we can rely on. "

Holger Karge IAG - lhlenberger Abfallentsorgungsgesellschaft mbH, Selmsdorf, Germany

Exclusive e-book: Waste Analysis

Our new e-book highlights and explains ways and means of addressing the latest challenges in waste analysis. It shows how to simply, reliably, and effectively handle these in laboratories, large and small. The focus is on analyzing construction waste, sludges, used chemicals, and metal wastes as well as on monitoring dust, ash and slag from waste incinerators.

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Exclusive web seminar recording: Comprehensive Sewage Sludge Analysis

Sewage sludge from wastewater treatment contains many pollutants, such as heavy metals, plastic residues, pharmaceutical residues, and others. The content of the pollutants is essential for the further use or recycling of the sludges, such as raw material recovery, thermal utilization, or the increasingly less practiced use as fertilizer.

This webinar describes specific sample preparation and analytical methods for sewage sludge. For elemental analysis including phosphorus, solutions based on the techniques ICP-OES, ICP-MS and AAS will be presented. For the determination of chlorine and fluorine contents, the parameters of adsorbable (AOX) or extractable organic halogen compounds (EOX) and extractable organic fluorine compounds (EOF) are presented.

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Exclusive web seminar recording: Elemental Analysis in Waste and Recycling

The quantities of waste produced worldwide are continuously increasing due to the rising population and economic growth. Forecasts predict that around 2.5 billion tons of waste will be generated in 2030. In highly industrialized countries, about 50% of the waste generated is construction and demolition waste, followed by industrial, commercial and mining waste, household waste and waste from waste treatment plants. Therefore, the issues of waste prevention, waste recycling, and environmentally sound disposal are becoming more and more important. In order to properly recycle or dispose of waste, waste analysis is an important fundamental requirement. Waste analysis is focused on toxic and eco-toxic components, such as heavy metals, halogenated organic compounds, which can be addressed via the sum parameters AOX/EOX, or total organic carbon (TOC and DOC). This web seminar about the elemental analysis of soils, waste, and eluates addresses existing regulations and standards for heavy metal analysis. Suitable methods are presented for the challenges of sample preparation and analysis of various waste types using AAS, ICP-OES, and ICP-MS techniques.

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Exclusive web seminar recording: Halogenius! - Solutions for halogen determination in your waste streams.

Due to continuously rising quantities of produced waste worldwide, waste prevention, waste recycling, and environmentally sound disposal are becoming increasingly important. In order to properly recycle or dispose of waste, waste analysis is an essential requirement. Besides heavy metals, waste is analyzed for other toxic and ecotoxic components, such as the sum parameter of halogenated organic compounds. 
Depending on the type of waste and valid regional legislation, the total chlorine content (TX/TOX) is monitored, for example, for used oils, solvents, and also plastic waste, both for raw material recycling and thermal recycling. For sewage sludge and mineral waste (excavated soil, demolition material, industrial waste...), the content of adsorbable (AOX) or extractable organic halogen compounds (EOX) is analyzed directly from the solid or from aqueous eluates.

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Exclusive web seminar recording: TOC in Waste and Eluates

Due to continuously rising quantities of produced waste worldwide, waste prevention, waste recycling, and environmentally sound disposal are becoming increasingly important. In order to properly recycle or dispose of waste, waste analysis is an essential requirement. Besides heavy metals and further toxic and eco-toxic components, waste analysis also focuses on total organic carbon content (TOC and DOC). 

This web seminar addresses existing regulations and standards for direct solids TOC analysis and DOC determination from waste eluates and landfill leachates. Suitable methods and solutions are presented for the highly automated analysis of inhomogeneous sample types and difficult sample matrices by our multi N/C and multi EA 4000 product range.

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Exclusive web seminar recording: Elemental Analysis of Sewage Sludge (German)

Municipal sewage sludges have considerable resource potential. For example, phosphorus recovery from sewage sludge of 20 g/kg dry matter or more is also required by law under the German Sewage Sludge Ordinance (from 2029). In addition, strict, European-standardized pollutant limits must be complied with for the utilization of sewage sludge for fertilizer purposes on agricultural soils. 

This web seminar presents the practical implementation of the determination of various parameters in sewage sludge using the ICP-MS PlasmaQuant MS and the ICP-OES PlasmaQuant 9100 after prior microwave pressure digestion.

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Applications for waste analysis

Measuring Toxic Elements in Workplace Filter Dusts According to EN 14385 Using ICP-MS [EN]

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Determination of EOX in Waste and Soil Samples According to DIN 38414-17 and EPA 9023 (EN)

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Waste Characterization for Landfill Classification - Determination of TOC/DOC According to DIN EN 1484 in Waste Eluates and Landfill Leachates (EN)

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Determination of Total Chlorine in Solid Recovered Fuels Using High-Temperature Combustion and Coulometric Titration (EN)

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Comparison of TOC Determination Methods in Soil Samples According to EN 15936 (EN)

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Determination of TOC in Solid Waste (EN)

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Determination of TOC in Ash, Slag, and Filter Dust (EN)

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Determination of AOX in Sewage Sludge Samples by Batch Method According to EN 16166 (EN)

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Determination of Toxic and Eco toxic Elements in Sewage Sludges with Flame (EN)

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Determination of Landfill-Relevant Organic Carbon (OC) in Waste from High-Temperature Processes by Pyrolysis Method (EN)

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Determination of Total Halogens in Used Oil (EN)

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Determination of PFAS in Soil and Sewage Sludge as a Sum Parameter EOF (Extractable Organically Bound Fluorine) (EN)

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Precious Metal Analysis in Electronic Waste by HR ICP-OES (EN)

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Determination of Total Chlorine and Organically Bound Chlorine in Pulp, Paper and Secondary Pulp According to ISO 11480 with an AOX Analyzer (EN)

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Determination of Phosphorus and Other Critical Elements in Sewage Sludge (EN)

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Downloads

Flyer Solid Waste Analysis - Halogen Determination in Waste and Recycling (EN)

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Solid Waste Analysis - Solutions for DOC and TOC Determination in Waste Streams (EN)

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Flyer Elemental Analysis in Waste - From Sample Preparation to Correct Metal Content Results (EN)

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Analyse des déchets solides - Détermination des halogènes (FR)

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Flyer Analyse des déchets solides - Solutions pour la mesure du COD et du COT (FR)

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Flyer Analyse élémentaire des déchets (FR)

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