Environmental Industry Articles

Air & Climate

Fluorinated greenhouse gases 2013

Fluorinated greenhouse gases 2013

Aggregated data reported by companies on the production, import and export of fluorinated greenhouse gases in the European Union. Background and policy The greenhouse gases (GHGs) covered by the UNFCCC Kyoto Protocol include three ...


Energy & Renewables

How some climate “wins” can lead to other uphill battles in the clean energy fight

How some climate “wins” can lead to other uphill battles in the clean energy fight

Proponents should consider all possible reactions in order to create a smoother path forward for clean energy. As the adage goes, following every action is a reaction. As elsewhere, this is true in politics, where every move is followed ...


Environmental Management

Social value creation for business: new report

Social value creation for business: new report

Many businesses have reaped the benefits of environmental footprint reduction efforts. They are now turning to their social footprint and asking how they can enhance their social impacts in ways that also generate business value. ...


Health & Safety

Dust Collection Booths Defined

Dust Collection Booths Defined

Dust collection booths are important tools that have an important function in the conservation of your workplace. This article gives you a brief description of what dust collection booths are and how they can help you maintain the ...


Monitoring & Testing

7 Factors to Help Maintain a Healthy Gas Leak Detection Programme

7 Factors to Help Maintain a Healthy Gas Leak Detection Programme

We’ve put together seven important factors that are worth considering before, during and after use of gas leak detection equipment. Whether investing in refrigerant gas leak detection equipment as part of compliance for the F-Gas ...


Soil & Groundwater

24 hours per day real-time groundwater data during dewatering and stress handling

24 hours per day real-time groundwater data during dewatering and stress handling

Project Widening of motorway A9 Gaasperdammerweg – Amsterdam Client Van Kessel Bronbemaling Principals Van Kessel Bronbemaling by order of Visser & Smit Hanab. Visser & Smit Hanab implements the project commissioned ...


Waste & Recycling

Question of the Month: What are the effects of dry ice blasting on the environment?

Question of the Month: What are the effects of dry ice blasting on the environment?

Carbon Dioxide is the primary greenhouse gas emitted from human activity. As such it has been considered one of the biggest causes of global warming. Because of this there is a common misconception that utilizing CO2 in its solid form (dry ...


Water & Wastewater

Hey, America: It’s time to talk about the price of water

Hey, America: It’s time to talk about the price of water

Recent woes have drawn unprecedented attention to the worth of fresh, clean water. Can it change the way we pay for the world’s most undervalued resource? This summer, a 90-year-old water pipe burst under Sunset Boulevard in Los ...


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