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Suitability of XRF-methods on on-site testing of waste materials (NT TR 545)

NT TR 545

  • In the EU landfill directive the assessment of waste suitability on disposal is divided into three levels according to intended use. The lowest level, called on-site verification usually takes place on the landfill site and is mainly for control purposes to confirm that the waste quality meets characteristics defined in the two upper acceptability assessment phases.

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Determination of total or partial trace element content in soil and inorganic waste materials (NT TR 446)

NT TR 446

  • A large number of different methods are available for the determination of the content of trace elements in soil and inorganic waste materials, and since these methods often are used at random and without proper justification, guidance and documentation, a considerable confusion exists in this area.


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Assessment of Compost Maturity and Ecotoxicity (NT TR 404)

NT TR 404

  • The purpose of the Nordtest project was to identify the problems associated with the utilization of compost in the Nordic countries.


Nordtest is a trademark of Nordic cooperation in conformity assessment. The emphasis of Nordtest is to develop, promote and innovate Nordic test methods and pre-normative activity. Nordtest endeavours to remove technical barriers to trade and promotes the concept: “Approved once, accepted everywhere”.