Environmental Industry Articles

Air & Climate

Hydrocarbons and carbon monoxide

Hydrocarbons and carbon monoxide

Example: Aluminium recycling Similar tasks: Recycling of copper, lead, cink The waste gas in metal recycling usually contains particles (abraded metal, mineral dust), inorganic, acid substances (HF, HCI, SOx) and dioxins (PCDD/F) as well ...


Energy & Renewables

Power station planned outages - Case Study

Power station planned outages - Case Study

Luminant is a Texas-based electric utility. Luminant's operations include electricity generation and wholesaling, mining, construction, and development. Luminant wished to find a method that would optimize the maintenance and upgrade ...


Environmental Management

World Business Council for Sustainable Development (WBCSD) Cement Sustainability Initiative (CSI)

World Business Council for Sustainable Development (WBCSD) Cement Sustainability Initiative (CSI)

World Business Council for Sustainable Development (WBCSD) Cement Sustainability Initiative (CSI) Stakeholder Mapping and Communication Platform Development and Management The client After water, cement is the most widely used ...


Health & Safety

Reliable protection against legionella - Case Study

Reliable protection against legionella - Case Study

Legionella bacteria pose a life-threatening risk, particularly to older people. This is why one care home operator in Spain opted for effective water disinfection with chlorine dioxide systems Bello Zon. Serious threat Combating ...


Monitoring & Testing

Search the ASTM Website

Search the ASTM Website

A search at the ASTM website for a specific ASTM standard by designation number will return a link for its current version, with additional links for historical versions. This is straightforward, and often just what you need. But, if ...


Soil & Groundwater

Groundwater Remediation System Cleans Up Oil Spill

Groundwater Remediation System Cleans Up Oil Spill

A customer in TX was recently in some hot water with the local municipal water department. Due to excessive rains near the coast of Texas, the water levels have been higher than usual. The company fills storage tanks with diesel at its ...


Waste & Recycling

Waste Management in Canada – Problems and Opportunities

Waste Management in Canada – Problems and Opportunities

Canada has a poor record on waste management according to a Conference Board of Canada report – ranking 17 out of 17 in an international ranking of OECD countries. But although there are serious challenges for waste management in ...


Water & Wastewater

Development of a compact, cost effective, and energy efficient biofilm reactor for wastewater treatment and effluent reuse

Development of a compact, cost effective, and energy efficient biofilm reactor for wastewater treatment and effluent reuse

Abstract The CFIC (Continuous Flow Intermittent Cleaning) biofilm reactor has been developed. It contains highly packed biofilm carriers to a degree that little movement of the carriers occurs in the reactor during normal operation. The ...


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