Figures & Tables

Table 5: Transfer coefficients of typical hazardous waste incineration: ecoinvent factors (base case) / factors applied in sensitivity analysis

Element Air_emissions Water_emissions Solid residues
S 0,06%/0.66% 95,7%/17.9% 4,28%/81.44%
Cl 0,03%/0.03% 99,8%/96.7% 0,17%/3.27%
Cd 0,899%/0% 10,2%/0% 88,9%/100%
Co 0,07%/0% 99,9%/0% 0%/100%
Cr 7,39E-06%/0% 0,32%/0% 99,7%/100%
Cu 0,07%/0.03% 4,29%/0% 95,6%/99.9%
Hg 4,02%/0.05% 10,6%/0.07% 85,3%/99.88%
Ni 0,07%/0.08% 20,5%/0.00% 79,5%/99.92%
Pb 0,331%/0.09% 11,5%/0.03% 88,1%/99.88%
Se 5,03E-07%/0% 0,0118%/0% 100%/100%
Zn 0,07%/0.02% 1,34%/0.01% 98,6%/99.97%

Source: TNO,  LCA of thermal treatment of waste streams in cement clinker kilns (2007)

17-12-2007