Environmental Industry Articles

Air & Climate

Hurricane Cyclones To Reduce Emissions Of Dryer Cyclones In Glowood Pellet Plant (71,839 m3/h at 87ºC)

Hurricane Cyclones To Reduce Emissions Of Dryer Cyclones In Glowood Pellet Plant (71,839 m3/h at 87ºC)

Foreword ACS designed and supplied a Hurricane Cyclone System to reduce PM emissions of existing dryer cyclones at Glowood Pellet Plant. The plant occupies a total area of 3.8 hectares and a total investment amounting to 10 M€. ...


Energy & Renewables

Renewable Power Generation Costs in 2014

Renewable Power Generation Costs in 2014

Executive Summary The competiveness of renewable power generation technologies continued improving in 2013 and 2014. The cost-competitiveness of renewable power generation technologies has reached historic levels. Biomass for power, ...


Environmental Management

The European environment - state and outlook 2015 - An integrated assessment of the European environment

The European environment - state and outlook 2015 - An integrated assessment of the European environment

The European environment — state and outlook 2015 report (SOER 2015) provides a comprehensive assessment of the European environment's state, trends and prospects, and places it in a global context. It will inform European ...


Health & Safety

Toxins Found in E-Waste

Toxins Found in E-Waste

One of the worst effects of a skyrocketing, global e-waste crisis is the risk of toxic contamination for the environment and communities. In fact, delving into the many chemical and heavy metal materials that make up most electronic ...


Monitoring & Testing

Lab manager shares how automated data package assembly results in paperless and efficient lab

Lab manager shares how automated data package assembly results in paperless and efficient lab

When I met with Lab Manager and Senior Chemist at DHL Analytical, Karyn Lane, several months ago at the laboratory in Round Rock Texas, I noticed immediately that she had the cleanest and most paper-free work environment I had ever seen. ...


Soil & Groundwater

Connections: Understanding Urban Soil Lead

Connections: Understanding Urban Soil Lead

There is no such thing as unleaded when talking about soils in urban areas. If a car had ever been driven near or paint had been applied to a home built on the soil prior to 1975, that soil will have measurable concentrations of lead. It ...


Waste & Recycling

We Created the Technosphere, but is it the Birth Place of the Circular Economy

We Created the Technosphere, but is it the Birth Place of the Circular Economy

Human activity has created the ‘technosphere’, a landscape which is composed of the materials we have developed, created and thrown away. Far from being a miserable landscape that may initially come to mind, like the desolate ...


Water & Wastewater

Elimination of pharmaceuticals from the wastewater of a pharmaceutical plant

Elimination of pharmaceuticals from the wastewater of a pharmaceutical plant

Efficient decomposition of pharmaceuticals through ozonisation Roche AG had commissioned the company Envi-roChemie to develop a new procedure for a new production facility in Mexico, which prevents the undesired release of ...


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