ASTM D5231 - 92(2016) - Standard Test Method for Determination of the Composition of Unprocessed Municipal Solid Waste

ASTM D5231 - 92(2016)

Standard Test Method for Determination of the Composition of Unprocessed Municipal Solid Waste

Status : Current   Published : September 2016

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1.1 This test method describes procedures for measuring the composition of unprocessed municipal solid waste (MSW) by employing manual sorting. This test method applies to determination of the mean composition of MSW based on the collection and manual sorting of a number of samples of waste over a selected time period covering a minimum of one week.

1.2 This test method includes procedures for the collection of a representative sorting sample of unprocessed waste, manual sorting of the waste into individual waste components, data reduction, and reporting of the results.

1.3 This test method may be applied at landfill sites, waste processing and conversion facilities, and transfer stations.

1.4 The values stated in inch-pound units are to be regarded as the standard. The values given in parentheses are for information only.

1.5 This standard does not purport to address all of the safety problems, if any, associated with its use. It is the responsibility of the user of this standard to establish appropriate safety and health practices and determine the applicability of regulatory limitations prior to use. For specific hazard statements, see Section 6.




Standard NumberASTM D5231 - 92(2016)
TitleStandard Test Method for Determination of the Composition of Unprocessed Municipal Solid Waste
StatusCurrent
Publication Date01 September 2016
Normative References(Required to achieve compliance to this standard)No other standards are normatively referenced
Informative References(Provided for Information)No other standards are informatively referenced
Descriptors composition, municipal solid waste, waste characterization
ICS13.030.10
13.030.30
PublisherASTM
FormatA4
DeliveryYes
Pages6
File Size125 KB
Price£40.00


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