TDJ Group: Blastox 215
How to Dispose of Metal Contaminated Soil
Disposing of metal-contaminated soil should be done with caution to prevent environmental harm. The specific method of disposal may vary depending on the severity of contamination, local regulations, and available resources. Below are some general steps you can take.
TDJ Group has the knowledge and expertise to aid in the treatment and disposal of metal contaminated soils. We offer a simple solution for treatment of such wastes to prevent leaching called Blastox 215.
Identify the Metal Contaminants
Determine the types and concentrations of metals present in the soil. This information will help you decide the appropriate disposal method and potential treatment options.
Soil Testing and Analysis
Conduct a comprehensive soil analysis to determine the extent of contamination such as the TCLP test. This step will help you understand the appropriate disposal method and any necessary pre-treatment requirements.
If the soil is heavily contaminated or treatment is not feasible, hazardous landfill disposal may be the most suitable option but very expensive. Using Blastox 215 allows prevention of metal leaching into the ground water. This will allow for local non hazardous disposal saving large amounts of money on the back end.
Engage licensed waste disposal companies experienced in handling hazardous materials, including contaminated soil. They can assist with transportation, treatment (if applicable), and disposal in accordance with regulations.