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Air & Climate

4 Steps to Reducing Aviation’s Carbon Footprint

4 Steps to Reducing Aviation’s Carbon Footprint

We live in an increasingly hyper-mobile society with over three billion passengers being carried by the world’s airlines in 2013, and an estimated 31% growth in passenger demand by 2017.  This accounts for hundreds of millions ...


Energy & Renewables

5 Questions to Ask About EPA’s Forthcoming Clean Power Plan

5 Questions to Ask About EPA’s Forthcoming Clean Power Plan

This article was co-authored by Kristin Meek and was republished with permission from the World Resources Institute, a global research organization which seeks to create equity and prosperity through sustainable natural ...


Environmental Management

FDA Issues Final Guidance on Use of Nanomaterials in Food for Animals

FDA Issues Final Guidance on Use of Nanomaterials in Food for Animals

On August 4, 2015, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) announced the availability of a final guidance document entitled “Guidance for Industry: Use of Nanomaterials in Food for Animals.” The Guidance is intended to ...


Health & Safety

EPA Announces Availability of OCSPP Final Test Guidelines

EPA Announces Availability of OCSPP Final Test Guidelines

On Tuesday, August 25, 2015, in a Federal Register notice, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) announced the addition of three Office of Chemical Safety and Pollution Prevention (OCSPP) final test guidelines to its 890 Series, ...


Monitoring & Testing

How can I safely manage storage of chemicals on my site?

How can I safely manage storage of chemicals on my site?

Most laboratories or industrial sites store chemicals of different hazard classes. On their own these each present certain hazards, but when mixed the danger can increase significantly. Storing your chemicals safely on site is ...


Soil & Groundwater

Preventing Soil Erosion - Protecting Humanity

Preventing Soil Erosion - Protecting Humanity

When discussing environmental concerns, soil erosion is not the first issue that comes into mind. The world’s media focuses on fossil fuel problems, climate change, biodiversity and forest fires, while soil depletion is less ...


Waste & Recycling

Improved Waste Service Management at St Georges Tower

Improved Waste Service Management at St Georges Tower

Client: Sodexo Location: St Georges Tower, Leicester Date: October 2015 Sector: Education About the Project: Sodexo manages the International Study Centres facilities at St Georges Tower, which is comprised of 164 student ...


Water & Wastewater

Reducing Ruptured Reputations – Assessment Tools Reduce Risk of Failure on Sewer Force Mains

Reducing Ruptured Reputations – Assessment Tools Reduce Risk of Failure on Sewer Force Mains

A ruptured sewer pipe can attract a lot of unwanted attention, even when it happens on private property. Last year, hours before celebrities were to arrive at the Golden Globes Awards show at the Beverley Hills Hotel, a reputed sewer pipe ...


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