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Types of Waste

Classification of Wastes Solid Waste Incinerators


waste types, waste classification, waste classifications Types of waste are classified into one of six (6) types. Each type will correspond to a matching number and description. Knowing your waste classification will allow our team to provide you with the best incinerator for your location. Additional information includes computing heat release, burning rate, velocity, and other details.

Use the chart below to determine what types of waste you are incinerating.

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Waste Type and Description
Principle Components
Approximate Composition
% by Weight
% Moisture Content and Incombustible Solids
B.T.U. Value/Lb.
of Refuse as Fired
B.T.U. of Aux. Fuel/Lb. Waste
to be included in Combustion Calculations
Recommended Min. B.T.U./hr.
Burner Input per Lb. Waste
Type 0 Trash
Highly Combustible Waste, Paper, Wood, Cardboard Cartons, Including up to 10% Treated Papers, Plastic or Rubber Scraps; Commercial and Industrial Sources
Trash 100%
10% & 5%
8,500
0
0
Type 1 Rubbish
Combustible Waste, Paper, Cartons, Rags, Wood Scraps, Combustible Floor Sweepings; Domestic, Commercial, and Industrial Sources
Rubbish 80%
Garbage 20%
25% & 10%
6,500
0
0
Type 2 Refuse
Rubbish and Garbage; Residential Sources
Rubbish 50%
Garbage 50%
50% & 7%
4,300
0
1,500
Type 3 Garbage
Animal and Vegetable Wastes, Restaurants, hotels, Markets; Institutional, Commercial, and Club Sources
Garbage 65%
Rubbish 35%
70% & 5%
2,500
1,500
3,000
Type 4 Animal Solids and Organic Waste
Carcasses, Organs, Solid Organic Wastes; Hospital, Laboratory, Abattoirs, Animal Pounds, and Similar Sources
100% Animal and Human Tissue
85% & 5%
1,000
3,000
8,000
(5,000 Primary)

(3,000 Secondary)
Type 5 Gaseous, Liquid, or Semi-Liquid Wastes
Industrial Process Wastes
Variable
Dependent on Pre-Dominant Components & Variable According to Wastes Survey
Variable According to Wastes Survey
Variable According to Wastes Survey
Variable According to Wastes Survey
Type 6 Semi-Solid and Solid Wastes
Combustibles Requiring Hearth, Retort, or Grate Burning Equipment
Variable
Dependent on Pre-Dominant Components & Variable According to Wastes Survey
Variable According to Wastes Survey
Variable According to Wastes Survey
Variable According to Wastes Survey

Questions on different types of waste? Please call our Granite Environmental Tech Team with any questions you may have at +1-772-646-0597 .