What is Soil Remediation?

Those involved in the area of demolition services  are well aware of the importance of   soil remediation. When a building, factory or any other structure is demolished, it contaminates the soil with various kinds of chemicals, toxic agents and other unhealthy substances.

Contaminated Land:

Before, getting into the nitty-gritty of soil remediation, one should understand what exactly a contaminated land is, first.  A contaminated land is one which is filled with hazardous chemical substances that are risky to human health or the environment.

This could happen due to poor waste disposal practices or accidental industrial or commercial activities. Several cases have been found when a land is contaminated by the activities that involved usage of chemicals which are prohibited.

Typically, lands of those areas which are used as service stations, tanneries, landfills or fuel storage are found to be more contaminated.

Types of Soil Contamination:

There are various soil remediation technologies available. However, which technology is to be used under what condition is dependent on the kind of soil contamination. Therefore, it is essential to know, the various types of soil contaminations which have been classified as here.

There are Hazardous wastes such as explosives, corrosive materials, chemical gases and flammable solids or liquids which can cause soil contamination. Hazardous wastes could be outcome of the industrial processes as well as household items. Household hazardous waste includes products such as cell phone batteries, oil, compact fluorescent lamps, printer cartridges, car batteries or paints. Asbestos, waste tyres and clinical wastes are classifieds as special wastes.

For any construction wastes, you can look for a skip bins rental to dispose it on a legal place.