Environmental Industry Articles

Air & Climate

3 Steps to Decarbonizing Development for a Zero-Carbon Future

3 Steps to Decarbonizing Development for a Zero-Carbon Future

A new World Bank Group report lays out three steps countries can follow to reduce net emissions of greenhouse gases to zero and stabilize climate change: Plan for the end goal, not just the short-term; get prices right as part of a broad ...


Energy & Renewables

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

The Corporate Risk of Climate Change

The Corporate Risk of Climate Change

We all know climate change is happening. And we here at TriplePundit spend a lot of time making the business case for action. There are indeed many reasons for companies to respond to the threat. Those near the coast might face flooding, ...


Health & Safety

Tips for Facility Managers Tasked with Mitigating Indoor Allergy Complaints

Tips for Facility Managers Tasked with Mitigating Indoor Allergy Complaints

When an employee comes to work and develops allergy symptoms that improve or go away once they leave their work environment, it is often a good indication that there are indoor allergens in the building.  Once an employee recognizes ...


Monitoring & Testing

Weather Data for Noise Monitoring

Weather Data for Noise Monitoring

“Weather conditions are the single largest variable factor in how sound travels over large distances,” says Steve Bilawchuk principal partner and engineer at ACI Acoustical Consultants Inc. “Wind speed and wind direction ...


Soil & Groundwater

Solutions-IES Completes First Risk-Based Remediation Under New State Law

Solutions-IES Completes First Risk-Based Remediation Under New State Law

A former electronics manufacturing facility in North Carolina (NC) had conducted groundwater remediation since 1991 to remediate low-level chlorinated solvents.  Under RCRA, the originally approved Remedial Action Plan (RAP) ...


Waste & Recycling

Landfill Compaction Test

Landfill Compaction Test

TANA E520 VS. BOMAG 1172-RB This compaction study has been conducted in Belvedere Landfill, Legoli, Italy. Compaction test was conducted between TANA E520 (52 ton) machine vs. Bomag 1175-BC (55 ton) machine. Test was done by Independent ...


Water & Wastewater

Advanced Enviro-Septic™ Systems Achieve Even Distribution without Pressure Dosing

Abstract: Advanced Enviro-Septic™ Systems (AES) do not use pressure distribution. Pumps are used only if necessary to gain elevation to the treatment field. Pressure distribution has the potential to disrupt the settling of solids ...


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