Environmental Industry Articles

Air & Climate

Global megatrend update 9: Increasingly severe consequences of climate change

Global megatrend update 9: Increasingly severe consequences of climate change

In 2010, the EEA produced its first assessment of global megatrends as part of its five-yearly assessment of the European environment’s state, trend and prospects (SOER 2010). In preparation for SOER 2015, the EEA is updating each of ...


Energy & Renewables

Case study - What do Coca-Cola and a landfill have in common? More than you think.

Case study - What do Coca-Cola and a landfill have in common? More than you think.

It’s known for its caramel color and fizzy goodness, but Coca-Cola may soon be known for its dedication to alternative energy sources as well. The Coca-Cola/Mas Energy Trigeneration Facility in Atlanta has proved itself to be a ...


Environmental Management

Questions and answers about oil and gas wastewater spills

Questions and answers about oil and gas wastewater spills

Nearly 3 million gallons of briny water generated by crude oil production has leaked from a North Dakota pipeline and reached two creeks, making it the biggest spill of this type of wastewater since the state's Bakken formation oil boom ...


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

DHL analytical - Case Study

DHL analytical - Case Study

Quantum Leap in productivity According to John Dupont, General Manager of Operations, “DHL Analytical, Inc. has been on the leading edge of laboratory innovation for many years. Our vision was to move towards a paperless laboratory, ...


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

Circular economy to be scrapped?

Circular economy to be scrapped?

Riverside Waste Machinery’s managing director Jonathan Oldfield, a passionate advocate of UK resource efficiency, talks about the current uncertainty surrounding the circular economy. There are a few things the waste and recycling ...


Water & Wastewater

KSFA Info-FLO: “Better than New Septic from Bio-Microbics!“

KSFA Info-FLO: “Better than New Septic from Bio-Microbics!“

Better than New Septic from Bio-Microbics! In Western Kansas, those properties that experience biologically-failed septic systems rarely have options other than to replace the entire system - an expensive endeavor for low-income housing. ...


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