Environmental Industry Articles

Air & Climate

European Union emission inventory report 1990–2013 under the UNECE Convention on Long-range Transboundary Air Pollution (LRTAP)

European Union emission inventory report 1990–2013 under the UNECE Convention on Long-range Transboundary Air Pollution (LRTAP)

This document is the annual European Union (EU) emission inventory report to the United Nations Economic Commission for Europe (UNECE) Convention on Long-range Transboundary Air Pollution (CLRTAP) (UNECE, 1979). The report and its ...


Energy & Renewables

Tillsonburg: From tobacco farming to building wind turbine blades

Tillsonburg: From tobacco farming to building wind turbine blades

The story of Tillsonburg is probably close to the ideal example of what the Ontario government was looking for when it enacted the Green Energy Act in 2009. A small town of 16,000 people in southwestern Ontario, Tillsonburg’s ...


Environmental Management

Contract Management – Understanding the Six Sigma Process Improvement for Legal Services

Contract Management – Understanding the Six Sigma Process Improvement for Legal Services

Many have heard the term Six Sigma. Yet many are not exactly sure what it means. In some organizations, Six Sigma is merely used as a term to indicate the measure of quality with the ultimate goal of perfection. Six Sigma is actually ...


Health & Safety

5 Ways to strengthen your safety culture

5 Ways to strengthen your safety culture

Workplace safety and injury prevention are worthy of serious investments. By creating a safe workplace environment and making it your top priority, your organization can reduce injuries at work and improve operational efficiency. You can ...


Monitoring & Testing

Can you source a glass washer which can be accessed from two sides?

Can you source a glass washer which can be accessed from two sides?

Question: Can you source a glass washer which can be accessed from two sides? Answer: Smeg have just launched the solution to this with the GW6010 professional glass washer. The 6010 has 20 pre-set program washes and 20 free programs for ...


Soil & Groundwater

Shimadzu Guide to US EPA Method 8260 for analysis of volatile organic compounds in groundwater and solid waste

Shimadzu Guide to US EPA Method 8260 for analysis of volatile organic compounds in groundwater and solid waste

Environmental contamination has been at the forefront of government policy and regulation since the US EPA was established in 1970. Over the years the US EPA has developed, published, and updated multiple methods for analysis of ...


Waste & Recycling

The search for sustainable plastics

The search for sustainable plastics

As petroleum-based polymers foul our oceans and litter our lives, researchers seek more environmentally friendly ways to meet demand for durable, versatile materials. The fate of the world’s oceans may rest inside a stainless steel ...


Water & Wastewater

Cryptosporidium – Understanding the hidden danger case study

Cryptosporidium – Understanding the hidden danger case study

Understanding the problem Found in water supplies all over the globe, Cryptosporidium outbreaks are now becoming more and more frequent causing severe illness that can be fatal to vulnerable groups such as the young and elderly and in a ...


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