Environmental Industry Articles

Air & Climate

Application of the EU Emissions Trading Directive

Application of the EU Emissions Trading Directive

Synthesising Member State reporting on the ETS The European Union (EU) emissions trading system (ETS) is one of the key climate policy instruments implemented in the EU to achieve its emission reductions objectives in a ...


Energy & Renewables

SOCAVER Thermal Gas Supply - Case Study

SOCAVER Thermal Gas Supply - Case Study

SOCAVER (Société Camerounaise de Verrerie) is a subsidiary of the leading Cameroon brewery, SABC (Société Anonyme des Brasseries du Cameroun). SOCAVER, which is the only glass factory in the Central Africa ...


Environmental Management

Environmental Protection Expenditures by Businesses – 2012

Environmental Protection Expenditures by Businesses – 2012

Canadian businesses reported that they spent $10.9 billion on environmental protection in 2012, up 15% from 2010 according to a new report from Statistics Canada. Two categories of expenditures—pollution ...


Health & Safety

Recycling Solvents in Histology Department of Hospitals

Recycling Solvents in Histology Department of Hospitals

Industrial rotary evaporator: eco-friendly and cost-saving Solvents (ethanol, xylene and water) are used in histology for dewatering and destaining during the preparation of tissue sections. Here we show how these solvents are ...


Monitoring & Testing

Quantitative LC-MS/MS Analysis of Microcystin Cyclopeptides: EPA Method 544

Quantitative LC-MS/MS Analysis of Microcystin Cyclopeptides: EPA Method 544

Accurate and sensitive characterization and quantification of a structurally diverse class of microcystin cyclopeptides was accomplished using UHPLC-MS-MS. In this analysis, microcystins-RR, YR, and LR were measured using a Nexera UHPLC ...


Soil & Groundwater

Using Geosynthetics in Slope Stability

Using Geosynthetics in Slope Stability

The majority of slope failures within the geosynthetics industry can often be avoided with proper engineering and material selection. However, the factors that affect slope stability can be difficult to discern and measure. Soil thickness, ...


Waste & Recycling

Recycling of Cars Made Green and Cleaner with Verderflex Peristaltic Pumps

Recycling of Cars Made Green and Cleaner with Verderflex Peristaltic Pumps

At the end of its’ life, a car yields on average, 140 kilos of shredder waste: 26 kg of metals, 69 kg of plastics, 11 kg of minerals and 24 kg of fibres. In Tiel, Netherlands, a Post Shredder Treatment plant (PST) was built in 2011, ...


Water & Wastewater

Automotive Manufacturer Drives Cost Reduction and Increases Profitability Through Wastewater Treatment

Automotive Manufacturer Drives Cost Reduction and Increases Profitability Through Wastewater Treatment

An engine manufacturing plant in Slovakia needed to improve their operations. The company sought continuous improvement through operating efficiencies, cost reduction, and recycling and reuse of waste. The plant produces 300,000 gasoline ...


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