Loyola University Chicago

Institute of Environmental Sustainability

Loyola Environmental Testing Laboratory

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Institute of Environmental Sustainability

The lab will analyze contaminants in soil, water, and plant samples in the greater Chicago area, as well train students in analytical chemistry.

The laboratory operates as a business that offers analytical testing services to Loyola faculty and staff researchers, as well as external clients such as urban agriculture growers, and local consulting entities for landscaping, composting, and waste management.

The general public interested in knowing soil nutrients and contaminants, soil classification and properties, compost characterization and water quality for both drinking water and wastewater will be able to have samples analyzed once the lab is accredited. 

This state-of-the-art facility features advanced analytical equipment, shown and described here.