Environmental Industry Articles

Air & Climate

`This Changes Everything` tackles global warming

`This Changes Everything` tackles global warming

"This Changes Everything: Capitalism vs. the Climate" (Simon & Schuster), by Naomi Klein Cutting the vast amounts of man-made pollution that feed global warming is an enormous challenge for societies that gobble up coal, oil and gas. ...


Energy & Renewables

Solar Energy – Proving Advantageous for Your Business

Solar Energy – Proving Advantageous for Your Business

Energy costs constitute a sizeable part of operational costs for any commercial establishment, whether it is a public or a private enterprise. If a firm invests in solar energy, it not only contributes towards decreasing carbon footprint, ...


Environmental Management

Insurer Climate Risk Disclosure Survey Report & Scorecard: 2014 Findings & Recommendations

Insurer Climate Risk Disclosure Survey Report & Scorecard: 2014 Findings & Recommendations

The Objective This report summarizes responses from insurance companies to a survey on climate change risks developed by the National Association of Insurance Commissioners (NAIC). In 2013, insurance regulators in California, Connecticut, ...


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

Monitoring Siltation

Monitoring Siltation

This 15-page White Paper is recommended reading for (A) those who are to create a sediment spill monitoring system, and (B) those who are to create permit rules and regulations for sediment spill monitoring. The paper is devidid in three ...


Soil & Groundwater

Sediment Spill Monitoring from Dredging, using the SediMeter

Sediment Spill Monitoring from Dredging, using the SediMeter

Strategies for sediment spill monitoring and siltation measurements. The SediMeter allows a gradual increase in the equipment investment as conditions merit, from a single stand-alone logger, to a real-time monitoring network in which all ...


Waste & Recycling

Quality means money in shredding C&D and Industrial waste for RDF production

Quality means money in shredding C&D and Industrial waste for RDF production

A typical challenge in turning Construction and Demolition waste (C&D) and Industrial waste into high grade Refuse-Derived Fuel (RDF) is that elastic and stringy materials wrap around the rotor of the shredder. This causes hours of ...


Water & Wastewater

Verderflex peristaltic pumps replaces mag drive pumps in water treatment

Verderflex peristaltic pumps replaces mag drive pumps in water treatment

Verderflex provided a cost effective solution to a Swiss airport that had been experiencing significant problems with their water softening treatment. The local water supply required treatment to prevent scaling in the pipework.  The ...


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