Environmental Industry Articles

Air & Climate

Air quality in Europe - 2014 report

Air quality in Europe - 2014 report

Despite considerable improvements in the past decades, Europe is still far from achieving levels of air quality that do not pose unacceptable risks to humans and the environment. Air pollution is the top environmental risk factor of ...


Energy & Renewables

How to calculate payback – The Case for Energy Efficiency

How to calculate payback – The Case for Energy Efficiency

With yet another round of government legislation mandating companies to monitor their energy efficiency coming into force this year, are business managers embracing the sustainability agenda being enforced in the UK? The general industry ...


Environmental Management

4 Red Flags in an Environmental Management System Audit

4 Red Flags in an Environmental Management System Audit

Is your environmental management system working for you or are you working for it? An all-too-common approach to running an environmental management system (EMS) is a procedural, documentation-oriented approach where the mere existence of ...


Health & Safety

Three Steps to Removing Cognitive Bias from Safety Decisions

Three Steps to Removing Cognitive Bias from Safety Decisions

Why do good leaders sometimes make bad decisions? The answer has to do with the remarkably complex human brain. Every day, the typical person makes somewhere between 2,000 and 10,000 decisions. Unable to cope with all the detail of each ...


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

Hunters Point Case Study (In Situ Gas Thermal Remediation (GTR™))

Hunters Point Case Study (In Situ Gas Thermal Remediation (GTR™))

In Situ Thermal Remediation with Gas Thermal Remediation (GTR©) is being used to remove NAPL contaminants from a former military base. The system is extracting 378 liters (100 gallons) of liquid waste every week. LNAPLs, such as fuel ...


Waste & Recycling

Garden Street Iron & Metal Processes 8,000 Tons of Scrap Each Month Using Variety of Eriez Recycling Equipment

Garden Street Iron & Metal Processes 8,000 Tons of Scrap Each Month Using Variety of Eriez Recycling Equipment

Problem: Garden Street Iron & Metal recycling complex, located just west of downtown Cincinnati, OH, has been owned and operated by the Weber family for more than five decades. The complex, set on 22 acres with three nearby rail spurs ...


Water & Wastewater

Advice to water management practitioners on competition, efficiency, and new business opportunities

Advice to water management practitioners on competition, efficiency, and new business opportunities

The water sector faces several challenges, which may demand a rethink of several important aspects within historically grown, traditional business models. The need for cost-effectiveness and the lack of public funding goes along with the ...


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