Etibank Borax Plant is located in Kirka-Eskisehir, Turkey. The borax waste from this plant was analyzed by means of energy dispersive X-ray fluorescence (EDXRF). The standard addition method was used for the determination of the concentration of Al, Fe, Zn, Sn, and Ba. The results are presented and discussed in this paper. (c) 2006 Elsevier Ltd. All rights reserved.