Environmental Industry Articles

Air & Climate

A safer & more cost efficient tank terminal conforming to the new legislation in Flanders and the Netherlands

A safer & more cost efficient tank terminal conforming to the new legislation in Flanders and the Netherlands

The Sniffers features in the Future Refining and Storage Supplement! This magazine will be presented during the launch of International Petroleum Week on February 8th in London. Download the full article below. Want to know more about ...


Energy & Renewables

Record 13bn euro invested in offshore wind in 2015: 3GW new capacity

Record 13bn euro invested in offshore wind in 2015: 3GW new capacity

Offshore wind investments in Europe doubled in 2015 to €13.3 billion in a record year for financing and grid-connected installations.   A total of 3,019 MW in new offshore wind capacity came online in European waters in 2015, ...


Environmental Management

Environmental taxation in the right place can increase business productivity

Environmental taxation in the right place can increase business productivity

Industry has traditionally claimed that strict environmental regulation has a negative effect on its competitiveness. However, a recent theory proposes it may actually increase productivity and innovation. This study used a large database ...


Health & Safety

5 Steps to a Predictive Safety Culture

5 Steps to a Predictive Safety Culture

It’s that time of year. The beginning of a new year often means that many of us are preparing our resolutions. Whether your resolution is to improve your diet, lose weight or quit smoking, there is one piece of advice that’s ...


Monitoring & Testing

Case study - Spindle utilities module

Case study - Spindle utilities module

Business Situation The existing method of tracking utility usage at these industrial laundries was highly manual, unreliable, and time consuming. Total utility consumption from bills was entered into large spreadsheets and analyzed over ...


Soil & Groundwater

Modeling Tip: How to Set Up Variable Density Receptor Grid in AERMOD

Modeling Tip: How to Set Up Variable Density Receptor Grid in AERMOD

BREEZE is the market-leading air dispersion modeling software used by environmental professionals around the world Receptors are specific locations, set up in air quality dispersion models, where ambient concentration estimates or ...


Waste & Recycling

These companies are figuring out how to take the toxics out of electronics

These companies are figuring out how to take the toxics out of electronics

As global consumption of cellphones and other devices soars, industry searches for ways to decrease the threat of chemical components to people and the environment. On a Wednesday in late February 2010, Hewlett-Packard hosted an unusual ...


Water & Wastewater

How Thames Water reinvented its fast sand filters

How Thames Water reinvented its fast sand filters

World best filter material for purification of drinking When algal blooms put the sand filters under pressure, Thames Water started its own in-house research into new filter materials. Not only did the effort cure ...


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