Loading

Problems & Solutions

Description of the CWTC

Waste Profile Analysis

To determine the appropriate treatment method, a sample from each batch of chemical waste is characterised by chemical analysis. The waste profile characterisation falls into a range of categories such as acids, alkalis, spent etchants (ammoniacal), spent etchants (non-ammoniacal), toxic metals and other metallic solutions, halogenated and non-halogenated and flammable solvents, waste oil and others (cyanide, pesticide, PCB containing wastes etc.). Waste oil is mainly MARPOL (MARine POLlution) Annex I waste, which arises from ships using Hong Kong's port facilities. Each category of waste, is appropriately treated at the CWTC.

Chart of Chemical Waste Analysis
Chemical Waste Analysis

 

Back to topBackTable of ContentNext

User defined date2: 
Tuesday, 19 June, 2012