Environmental Industry Articles

Air & Climate

`This Changes Everything` tackles global warming

`This Changes Everything` tackles global warming

"This Changes Everything: Capitalism vs. the Climate" (Simon & Schuster), by Naomi Klein Cutting the vast amounts of man-made pollution that feed global warming is an enormous challenge for societies that gobble up coal, oil and gas. ...


Energy & Renewables

Winning the Future: Grand Ronde Solar Projects Reduce Pollution, Cut Costs

Winning the Future: Grand Ronde Solar Projects Reduce Pollution, Cut Costs

Challenge: Situated on nearly 12,000 acres in the heart of Western Oregon’s scenic coastal range, the Confederated Tribes of the Grand Ronde Community of Oregon has a strong connection to the earth and nature and a ...


Environmental Management

Sustainability data makes business stronger

Sustainability data makes business stronger

Humanity is living beyond the planet’s ability to support us. We have to decouple economic growth from our use of resources and the first step to doing that is to know and monitor the impact of our activities. Thanks to the efforts ...


Health & Safety

Investing in Workplace Safety - Before It`s Too Late

Investing in Workplace Safety - Before It`s Too Late

Whether we’re talking about safety violations in retail store like Dollar Tree or an unsafe lab environment at an educational institution like UCLA, health and safety violations in the workplace can have disastrous results for any ...


Monitoring & Testing

Monitoring of Algae Growth by TOC Measurement

Monitoring of Algae Growth by TOC Measurement

Global warming due to the excessive use of fossil fuels is becoming a problem which has prompted and accelerated the search for alternative fuels. Among the more attractive alternatives is biomass fuel, which is attracting considerable ...


Soil & Groundwater

Hunters Point Case Study (In Situ Gas Thermal Remediation (GTR™))

Hunters Point Case Study (In Situ Gas Thermal Remediation (GTR™))

In Situ Thermal Remediation with Gas Thermal Remediation (GTR©) is being used to remove NAPL contaminants from a former military base. The system is extracting 378 liters (100 gallons) of liquid waste every week. LNAPLs, such as fuel ...


Waste & Recycling

Quality means money in shredding C&D and Industrial waste for RDF production

Quality means money in shredding C&D and Industrial waste for RDF production

A typical challenge in turning Construction and Demolition waste (C&D) and Industrial waste into high grade Refuse-Derived Fuel (RDF) is that elastic and stringy materials wrap around the rotor of the shredder. This causes hours of ...


Water & Wastewater

Malang City Gives a Boost to Aging Infrastructure by Installing Pressure Reducing Valves to Create a Series of District Metered Areas

Malang City Gives a Boost to Aging Infrastructure by Installing Pressure Reducing Valves to Create a Series of District Metered Areas

The Client: PDAM Malang The Challenge: Aging Infrastructure leads to high leakage rates, pipe bursts and insufficient water supply The Solution:  138 S106 2PR-BT ranging in size from 100mm to 500mm The Result:  Massive ...


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