Waste Analysis

Are you a waste producer, collector or user interested in adding value to your waste?  hrl: can assist in developing a tailored waste solution.

What Sort of Wastes?

  • MSW (Municipal SoildsWaste), green waste, paper and cardboard waste and waste plastic
  • Contaminated soils and hazardous wastes
  • Commercial - C&I (Commercial and Industrial), C&D (Construction and Demolition) and RDF (Refuse Derived Fuel)
  • Motor industry - waste tyres and shredder floc
  • Minerals industry - tailings and fines, steel milling waste
  • Coal industry - fly ash and coal tailings
  • Agricultural - biomass, woodchips and sawdust, chicken litter, animal manure, food waste

Why Develop a Waste Solution?

  • Reduce waste disposal volumes and costs
  • Optimise the use of a waste in an existing process
  • Identify alternative uses for wastes
  • Convert a waste or by-product into a higher value product
  • Offset natural gas, LPG or electricity costs
  • Convert a waste into a form that can be utilised in a downstream process
  • Alleviate safety and environmental risks in storage, utilisation, and disposal of wastes

Services we offer

Example projects

  • Thermal treatment of contaminated soils
  • Converting food waste into activated carbon
  • Evaluating use of RDF in cement kilns
  • Converting C&D timber into hot water for heating greenhouses
  • Alternative waste options study for a local council
  • Natural gas replacement using waste biomass
  • Dioxins and furans emissions measurements in the paper industry
  • Briquetting coal tailings to produce a value-added product for export

Meet the expert

Nick Miller
Nick has over 20 years of experience working as a chemist in the power generation and mineral processing industries. Inorganic and elemental analysis of various sample types, particularly fuels such as coal, oil and biosolids as well as pharmaceuticals, soils and waters. Material characterisation particularly for energy industries. Read more

"Really good, detailed report always includes all required information/details." 

Therese van Leeuwen

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