ISO International Standard

Sludge recovery, recycling, treatment and disposal — Guidance on thermal treatment of sludge

This document describes good practices for the incineration and other organic matter treatment by thermal processes of sludges.

Thermal conditioning is excluded.

This document applies to sludges specifically derived from:

—    storm water handling;

—    night soil;

—    urban wastewater collecting systems;

—    urban wastewater treatment plants;

—    treating industrial wastewater similar to urban wastewater.

It includes all sludge that may have similar environmental and/or health impacts but excludes hazardous sludge from industry and dredged sludge.

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