Environmental Industry Articles

Air & Climate

Carbon capture plans need urgent aid

Carbon capture plans need urgent aid

Governments may no longer be investing in the capture of carbon dioxide in the atmosphere. But a new study says that doesn’t mean it’s a bad idea. It argues that the world just needs to think harder and spend more to make the ...


Energy & Renewables

Stellio heliostat set to cut CSP tower costs by 20%

Stellio heliostat set to cut CSP tower costs by 20%

A new heliostat modeled on South African data is using a pentagonal reflector design, innovative construction techniques and smart software to boost the cost efficiency of tower plants. Heliostat fields typically contribute about 50% of ...


Environmental Management

The Art and Science of Corporate Sustainability Goal Setting

The Art and Science of Corporate Sustainability Goal Setting

Corporate sustainability goals can be something of a mystery. I am sometimes asked: why do companies set the sustainability goals that they do? I often answer that as a science company, DuPont focuses on developing science-based solutions ...


Health & Safety

Safety Shares Benefit Everyone

Safety Shares Benefit Everyone

Have you ever attended a meeting in your workplace that began with someone informally presenting a Safety Share? If you typically work in an office environment, you’ve probably wondered why your organization even requires these for ...


Monitoring & Testing

Separation of quercetin from a Ginkgo Biloba mother tincture using the PrepChrom C-700

Separation of quercetin from a Ginkgo Biloba mother tincture using the PrepChrom C-700

The aim of this application note was to isolate a flavonol, quercetin, from a Ginkgo Biloba mother tincture. The prepurification of the mother tincture was performed on a reversed phase flash column by the means of dry loading. The target ...


Soil & Groundwater

ConocoPhillips refinery optimizes forwarding - Case Study

ConocoPhillips refinery optimizes forwarding - Case Study

Wilhelmshavener Raffineriegesellschaft: OpenTAS for All Means of Transport The petroleum industry is laced with continuous change at a global level on account of restructuring and mergers. In order to remain competitive, forwarding ...


Waste & Recycling

20,000 obsolete Cordant Security uniforms sustainably converted into Refuse Derived Fuel

20,000 obsolete Cordant Security uniforms sustainably converted into Refuse Derived Fuel

Client: Cordant Security Location: UK Date: November 2014 Sector: FM About the Project Cordant Security is a specialist provider of security solutions, working with a national client base of high profile blue chip organisations with ...


Water & Wastewater

Flood risks and environmental vulnerability — Exploring the synergies between floodplain restoration, water policies and thematic policies

Flood risks and environmental vulnerability — Exploring the synergies between floodplain restoration, water policies and thematic policies

Nowadays floodplain areas are reduced in size or no longer function as active floodplains, thereby impacting on the delivery of environmental services to local and regional communities and economies. These services include regulating ...


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