Environmental Industry Articles

Air & Climate

Interview: how to charge firms for CO2 emissions without it costing jobs

Interview: how to charge firms for CO2 emissions without it costing jobs

Charging companies for CO2 emissions can be a great way of encouraging them to become cleaner, but also risks pushing them to move production to somewhere with lower environmental standards. The European Commission aims to prevent the ...


Energy & Renewables

Making biodiesel from recycled vegetable oil - Northeast Biodiesel of Greenfield - Case Study

Making biodiesel from recycled vegetable oil - Northeast Biodiesel of Greenfield - Case Study

Northeast Biodiesel of Greenfield, Massachusetts, USA,  is a community-owned manufacturing plant making biodiesel from recycled vegetable oil.  It is majority owned by Co-op Power, a renewable energy co-operative owned by ...


Environmental Management

View on Private Sector: Insuring against climate change

View on Private Sector: Insuring against climate change

A recent UN report said that global warming will cause trillions of dollars of damage to coral reefs in the Caribbean. It also warned that small island states will be disproportionally affected by the impact of climate change: their coral ...


Health & Safety

Wearplate Application in the Precast Industry - Case Study

Wearplate Application in the Precast Industry - Case Study

A leading manufacturer of concrete masonry and landscaping products trusted Eutectic Canada to produce a new set of wear-resistant concrete mixing paddles to replace their worn OEM parts. The original parts were made of cast iron and wore ...


Monitoring & Testing

7 Factors to Help Maintain a Healthy Gas Leak Detection Programme

7 Factors to Help Maintain a Healthy Gas Leak Detection Programme

We’ve put together seven important factors that are worth considering before, during and after use of gas leak detection equipment. Whether investing in refrigerant gas leak detection equipment as part of compliance for the F-Gas ...


Soil & Groundwater

Global Shale Gas Development: Water Availability & Business Risks

Global Shale Gas Development: Water Availability & Business Risks

This report analyzes water availability across all potentially commercial shale resources worldwide.It also reveals that water availability could limit shale resource development on every continent except Antarctica. Shale resources are ...


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

KLa Jet Aerators/Mixers for Large Diameter Equalization Tanks - Case Study

KLa Jet Aerators/Mixers for Large Diameter Equalization Tanks - Case Study

Flow Equalization Many municipalities are facing the challenge of having to equalize large volumes of storm water sometimes mixed with raw sewage in order to continuously meet their permit limitations. The equalized flow is stored during ...


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