The GEOCISA Environmental Testing Laboratory conducts characterizations of waste permissible in landfills to classify them as inert, non-hazardous or hazardous in terms of the limits set forth under the legislation:
- 1. Leaching: of the dry waste in the samples (adhering to UNE-EN 12457-4:2003).
- 2. Assay in the lixiviate: of the content in metals (As, Ba, Cd, total Cr, Cu, Hg, Mo, Ni, Pb, Sb, Se and Zn), anion content (Cl-, F- and SO42-), phenol index, DOC and total dissolved solids.
- 3. On the original waste: TOC, BTEX (benzene, toluene, ethylbenzene and xylene), PCB, mineral oils (C10 – C40) and PAH.