Environmental Industry Articles

Air & Climate

3 Questions: The launch of the MIT Climate Change Conversation

3 Questions: The launch of the MIT Climate Change Conversation

Original story at MIT News New committee aims to catalyze community discussion on how MIT can help address climate change. On Sept. 19, Maria T. Zuber, MIT’s vice president for research, announced the membership of ...


Energy & Renewables

How to calculate payback – The Case for Energy Efficiency

How to calculate payback – The Case for Energy Efficiency

With yet another round of government legislation mandating companies to monitor their energy efficiency coming into force this year, are business managers embracing the sustainability agenda being enforced in the UK? The general industry ...


Environmental Management

With more investment, the developing world can lead the way to a low-carbon future

With more investment, the developing world can lead the way to a low-carbon future

Global business can find good investments that also address climate change by looking to the world’s most vulnerable populations. When it comes to helping the world transition to a low-carbon future, developing nations are in a ...


Health & Safety

When it comes to food packaging, what we don’t know could hurt us

When it comes to food packaging, what we don’t know could hurt us

Recent analyses raise disturbing questions about the health and environmental effects of the stuff that encases our edibles. It’s almost impossible to imagine life without flexible, transparent and water-resistant food packaging, ...


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

Sediment Spill Monitoring from Dredging, using the SediMeter

Sediment Spill Monitoring from Dredging, using the SediMeter

Strategies for sediment spill monitoring and siltation measurements. The SediMeter allows a gradual increase in the equipment investment as conditions merit, from a single stand-alone logger, to a real-time monitoring network in which all ...


Waste & Recycling

5 Reasons Why Investing in Trash Compactors Make Sense

5 Reasons Why Investing in Trash Compactors Make Sense

Whether it is a home or a business, waste generation process goes on endlessly. Disposing off this waste is not something that we like to think about, but it really makes sense to properly plan for it. In the modern world, waste disposal ...


Water & Wastewater

How the direct boiler feed solution saves money

How the direct boiler feed solution saves money

Grundfos engineers have developed a unique boiler feed system that does not require a feed valve and thus yields huge savings on installation and operation for customers. The benefits and drawbacks of feed-valve controlled systems In ...


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