A quick reference for special waste measurement equivalents
Here’s a handy summary of waste units for handling and disposing of non-hazardous waste materials.
Summary of Special Waste Units
ppm (parts per million) = mg/kg, ug/g, ng/mg, pg/ug, mg/L, ug/mL, ng/uL
ppb (parts per billion) = ug/kg, ng/g, pg/mg, ug/L, ng/mL,pg/uL
ppt (parts per trillion) = ng/kg, pg/g, fg/mg, ng/L, pg/mL, fg/uL
1 ppm = 1000 ppb
1 ppb = 0.001 ppm
1 ton = 2,000 lbs
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