Environmental Industry Articles

Air & Climate

Hydrocarbons and carbon monoxide

Hydrocarbons and carbon monoxide

Example: Aluminium recycling Similar tasks: Recycling of copper, lead, cink The waste gas in metal recycling usually contains particles (abraded metal, mineral dust), inorganic, acid substances (HF, HCI, SOx) and dioxins (PCDD/F) as well ...


Energy & Renewables

Manure Spills: Prevention, Detection, Control Options, & the Role of Anaerobic Digesters

Manure Spills: Prevention, Detection, Control Options, & the Role of Anaerobic Digesters

An internet search for manure-related spills can lead to an exhausting list of news articles and images of catastrophic environmental damage. In Wisconsin alone, the volume of reported manure spilled during 2013 happened to be the most ...


Environmental Management

World Business Council for Sustainable Development (WBCSD) Cement Sustainability Initiative (CSI)

World Business Council for Sustainable Development (WBCSD) Cement Sustainability Initiative (CSI)

World Business Council for Sustainable Development (WBCSD) Cement Sustainability Initiative (CSI) Stakeholder Mapping and Communication Platform Development and Management The client After water, cement is the most widely used ...


Health & Safety

Think health as well as safety

Think health as well as safety

Lee Calver of Workplace Law writes about how the HSE is making sure that the construction industry ‘thinks health’ as well as safety’. Not many weeks pass without the Health and Safety Executive (HSE) releasing new ...


Monitoring & Testing

CEMS: An Overview

CEMS: An Overview

We've written an overview to where CEMS are required, types of site that require CEMS and future requirements. Continuous Emissions Monitoring Systems are used to continuously collect, record and report data from industrial ...


Soil & Groundwater

Deadly Hexavalent Chromium in Soil

Deadly Hexavalent Chromium in Soil

Merging technologies will change over Hexavalent Chromium in soil to Trivalent Chromium, effectively stopping Hexavalent Chromium from becoming dangerously airborne or becoming even more deadly by migrating into the water table. There are ...


Waste & Recycling

PE-Recycling at its very best

PE-Recycling at its very best

The Pipelife Group is a leading manufacturer of plastic pipe systems in Europe. The company's flagship products are created at its Stathelle facility in Norway, where PE pipeline pipes hundreds of meters long and up to 2.50 meters in ...


Water & Wastewater

Development of a compact, cost effective, and energy efficient biofilm reactor for wastewater treatment and effluent reuse

Development of a compact, cost effective, and energy efficient biofilm reactor for wastewater treatment and effluent reuse

Abstract The CFIC (Continuous Flow Intermittent Cleaning) biofilm reactor has been developed. It contains highly packed biofilm carriers to a degree that little movement of the carriers occurs in the reactor during normal operation. The ...


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