Environmental Industry Articles

Air & Climate

Gaseous emissions during concurrent combustion of biomass and non-recyclable municipal solid waste

Gaseous emissions during concurrent combustion of biomass and non-recyclable municipal solid waste

Abstract Background: Biomass and municipal solid waste offer sustainable sources of energy; for example to meet heat and electricity demand in the form of combined cooling, heat and power. Combustion of biomass has a lesser impact than ...


Energy & Renewables

Oil on wild ride; How will it end?

Oil on wild ride; How will it end?

The price of oil is on a wild ride, and there is little agreement on where it's headed. After falling nearly 60 percent from a peak last June, the price of oil bounced back more than 20 percent as January turned to February. Then, on ...


Environmental Management

Making Headway in Europe - Linking GRI’S G4 Guidelines and the European Directive on Non-Financial and Diversity Disclosure

Making Headway in Europe - Linking GRI’S G4 Guidelines and the European Directive on Non-Financial and Diversity Disclosure

Linking GRI’S G4 Guidelines and the European Directive on Non-Financial and Diversity Disclosure This linkage document shows the Disclosures from the Global Reporting Initiative (GRI)’s G4 Guidelines that can be used to comply ...


Health & Safety

Mercury – The Facts, Myths and Clean Up Tips!

Mercury – The Facts, Myths and Clean Up Tips!

Mercury, the facts. Mercury is an element (Hg on the periodic table) found naturally in the environment. Mercury emissions can come from both natural and man-made sources. It is commonly used in mercury arc lamps for UV curing, however ...


Monitoring & Testing

New white papers added to the SPN1 Sunshine Pyranometer Online Resource Centre

New white papers added to the SPN1 Sunshine Pyranometer Online Resource Centre

Two notable new research papers have been added to the fast growing SPN1 Sunshine Pyranometer online resource centre. The SPN1 Resource Centre is designed to help visitors fully understand the workings and benefits of the SPN1 ...


Soil & Groundwater

NextGen GIS and the Environmental Database

NextGen GIS and the Environmental Database

Next Generation (NextGen) Geospatial Information System (GIS) and U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) Cold War legacy sites environmental records—spanning nearly 40 years—in the Environmental Database, are managed by the DOE Office ...


Waste & Recycling

Shredding tyres reduces transportation costs by 75%

Shredding tyres reduces transportation costs by 75%

Recycling tyres is one of the fastest-growing business opportunities around the world. The EU, along with other countries around the world and many states in the US have banned tyres from landfills. This means that more and more tyres are ...


Water & Wastewater

Scalewatcher Success Saves San Antonio Housing Agency the Cost of Replacing Boilers Every Six Months

Scalewatcher Success Saves San Antonio Housing Agency the Cost of Replacing Boilers Every Six Months

San Antonio Housing Agency (SAHA) is saving thousands of dollars a year at its Woodhill Apartments on expensive maintenance and replacement boilers every six to nine months following the installation of the patented, award-winning ...


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