Landfill suitability test for conventional or hazard landfill (331/2013)

The Finnish Government Decree on Landfills (331/2013) requires the producer or holder of waste materials to provide the landfill operator with information on the waste and its suitability for final disposal. Suitability is assessed by performing a set of analyses outlined in degree 331/2013.

This analysis package comprises the following analyses required to dispose of waste in conventional/non-hazardous and hazardous landfills:

  • Sample crushing to 4 mm

  • Dry matter (%)

  • Leaching test (EN 12457-3:2002)

  • Total organic carbon, TOC (%w/w)

  • pH

  • Acid neutralization capacity, ANC

  • Soluble metals (As, Ba, Cd, Cr, Cu, Hg, Mo, Ni, Pb, Sb, Se, Zn) (mg/kg)

  • Chloride, Cl (mg/kg)

  • Fluoride, F (mg/kg)

  • Sulphate, SO4 (mg/kg)

  • Dissolved organic carbon, DOC (mg/kg)

  • Total dissolved solids, TDS (mg/kg)

Suitable sample matrices
Soil, concrete, brick and some other matrixes
Required sample quantity
2-3 kg
Typical turnaround time
1.5 - 3 weeks after receiving the samples
Available quality systems
Accredited test method

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Price per sample (Excl. VAT):
530 €

We also charge a 97 € service fee per order.

Large batches of samples are eligible for discounts.

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