ANSTO Synroc® - Waste Treatment Technology
ANSTO Synroc® - safe, secure and sustainable radioactive waste treatment.
A cost-effective, low-risk solution for the final disposal of complex intermediate and high-level radioactive waste.
Responsible management of waste to unlock a brighter nuclear future
ANSTO Synroc® is a technology provider, delivering a safe and secure process to treat a broad range of radioactive waste to meet international requirements for long-term disposal.
ANSTO Synroc® creates a waste product ready for disposal.
ANSTO Synroc® supports the lifecycle management of radioactive materials and can be built into nuclear supply chains anywhere in the world.
See inside the ANSTO Synroc® waste treatment facility
The ANSTO Synroc® waste treatment plant, located at Lucas Heights in Sydney, Australia, is currently in the fit-out and pre-commissioning phase.
This fully automated process plant will treat the liquid by-product of Molybdenum-99 (Mo-99) nuclear medicine production.
Take a behind-the-scenes look via the latest images below.
This innovative nuclear waste treatment technology minimises environmental impact, reduces disposal volume, lowers lifecycle costs and is reliable and safe.
How it works
ANSTO has tailored the design of the waste form chemistry and associated process technology in response to the unique characteristics of waste.
Take a closer look at the technology behind ANSTO Synroc®Download the technology overview
Reduces lifecycle costs
Minimises disposal volume
Less environment risk