Element has extensive experience in providing analytical services for hazardous waste testing, waste analysis, landfill acceptance and drilling waste. Waste classification has important implications for the disposal of various waste streams since any materials deemed hazardous must be handled with specific protocols.

In the US, Canada, and the UK, government directives and laws set limits on physical characteristics and properties of waste and waste disposal.

Comprehensive waste analysis services

Element is ideally suited to provide rapid and accurate analysis to the waste disposal industry. We can provide waste classification and measurement for drilling waste and landfill waste; we test water, soil and sump solids. Our analysis methods include:

  • Microtox analysis, salinity, metals and hydrocarbon testing on drilling waste
  • Routine monitoring of ground and surface waters around industrial sites
  • Analysis of wastes containing elemental sulfur
  • Evaluation of liming agents for cell preparation and treatment
  • Monitoring of landfill leachates and gasses
  • Waste characterization for various landfill acceptance criteria

The Element advantage

Our laboratories are accredited to ISO 17025 standards and we offer market-leading turnaround times for landfill and waste testing services.

We carry out testing in accordance with various internationally recognized environmental associations and regulatory agencies/standards, including Alberta Environment and Parks, the Alberta Energy Regulator, The BC Oil and Gas Commission and the BC Ministry of Environment in Canada, Saskatchewan Environment, the US EPA RCRA, along with specific State regulations, the European Directive 1999/31/EC and the BSEN Waste Acceptance Criteria (WAC) in the UK.

To learn more about our waste analysis and testing services, or to speak to one of our experts, contact us today


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