Environmental Industry Articles

Air & Climate

Projections in hindsight - An assessment of past emission projections reported by Member States under EU air pollution and GHG legislation

Projections in hindsight - An assessment of past emission projections reported by Member States under EU air pollution and GHG legislation

Over the past decade, European Union (EU) Member States were required to regularly compile and report official estimates of their projected (future) emissions for the year 2010 under two complementary pieces of legislation: for ...


Energy & Renewables

Comparison of Capacity Factors in Anaerobic Digestion of Organic Waste in the UK

Comparison of Capacity Factors in Anaerobic Digestion of Organic Waste in the UK

The ranking was made based on the ratio between the gross electrical production of the plant during 2014 and the registered capacity of the plant under Renewable Energy Guarantees of Origin (REGO) scheme. The data on the electrical ...


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

Building Safety Redefined

Building Safety Redefined

Buildings today can meet societal and personal needs like never before, and standards are part of the picture. Robert A. Ivy, CEO of the American Institute of Architects, explains. How do you think building safety will be redefined in ...


Monitoring & Testing

Boiler Dissolved Oxygen Control

Boiler Dissolved Oxygen Control

DISSOLVED OXYGEN CHEMISTRY Dissolved Oxygen (DO) is a measure of the amount of oxygen, usually thought of as a gas, that is dissolved in a liquid such as water. Oxygen is essential to life and is also the most common element found taking ...


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

How Food Waste Costs Our Cities Millions

How Food Waste Costs Our Cities Millions

It would take farm land the size of Mexico just to grow the amount of food that humans produce, but do not eat, every year. More food goes uneaten at the consumption phase of the supply chain—in places like homes, restaurants and ...


Water & Wastewater

Monitor Dredging Slurry Flow from Outside the Pipe

Monitor Dredging Slurry Flow from Outside the Pipe

Dredging Equipment Manufacturers Choose Non-Contacting Greyline Flow Meters The Challenge Thousands of dredges are operated to maintain navigation channels in our rivers, lakes and harbours and to mine sand and gravel for the ...


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