Environmental Industry Articles

Air & Climate

Study: Stem Cells and Air Quality

Study: Stem Cells and Air Quality

A recent study conducted by researchers at the State Key Laboratory of Environmental Chemistry and Ecotoxicology, Research Center for Eco-Environmental Sciences China, Chinese Academy of Sciences (CAS), and the University of ...


Energy & Renewables

New Study: Biofuel Use Saved 589.3 Million Tons of Carbon Emissions Over the Past Decade

New Study: Biofuel Use Saved 589.3 Million Tons of Carbon Emissions Over the Past Decade

Over its 10-year lifespan, the Renewable Fuel Standard’s (RFS) requirement to substitute biofuels for fossil fuels has displaced nearly 1.9 billion barrels of foreign oil and reduced U.S. transportation-related carbon emissions by ...


Environmental Management

FDA Issues Final Guidance on Use of Nanomaterials in Food for Animals

FDA Issues Final Guidance on Use of Nanomaterials in Food for Animals

On August 4, 2015, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) announced the availability of a final guidance document entitled “Guidance for Industry: Use of Nanomaterials in Food for Animals.” The Guidance is intended to ...


Health & Safety

Auotclaves and Nitrogen. Why an Oxygen Monitor may be Required for Safety

Auotclaves and Nitrogen. Why an Oxygen Monitor may be Required for Safety

In many industries, including aerospace, autoclaves play an important role in the manufacturing process. Key components of aerospace systems need to be put under an intense pressure and temperature during their formation; at present, an ...


Monitoring & Testing

Coveris use the Systech 8001 Oxygen Permeability Analyser to validate the barrier performance of their packaging films

Coveris use the Systech 8001 Oxygen Permeability Analyser to validate the barrier performance of their packaging films

Coveris manufacture flexible and rigid packaging that adds real value to products such as fresh and frozen food products by optimising its protection, freshness and shelf appeal. With more than 8,500 global employees and 60 strategically ...


Soil & Groundwater

Preventing Soil Erosion - Protecting Humanity

Preventing Soil Erosion - Protecting Humanity

When discussing environmental concerns, soil erosion is not the first issue that comes into mind. The world’s media focuses on fossil fuel problems, climate change, biodiversity and forest fires, while soil depletion is less ...


Waste & Recycling

Closure Options for Impoundments and Landfills

Closure Options for Impoundments and Landfills

In Kentucky, a county board votes to shut down a landfill that had long been the source of odor complaints from nearby residents. In Hawaii, residents push a city council to expedite a delayed landfill closure. Outside Beirut, Lebanon, ...


Water & Wastewater

Vacuum systems for tall-oil applications

Vacuum systems for tall-oil applications

Tall oil is a viscous oily liquid and considered one of the most important by-products of wood pulp manufacturing. Through a fractioning process crude tall oil can be turned into valuable fatty and resin acids. Vacuums play a key role in ...


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