Environmental Industry Articles

Air & Climate

Let’s Talk About the Design of Cartridge Dust Collectors

Let’s Talk About the Design of Cartridge Dust Collectors

When it comes to choosing a cartridge filter, the choice usually depends on the application. Systems with finer particles require a cartridge filter, and these come in the choice of two. Surface and Depth-Type Filters A surface filteris ...


Energy & Renewables

How to Avert the Most Serious Impacts of Climate Change

How to Avert the Most Serious Impacts of Climate Change

The transition to a sustainable energy future will require, on average, $550 billion investment in renewable energy per year until 2030, the International Renewable Energy Agency (IRENA) said at the Renewable Energy Finance Forum (REFF ...


Environmental Management

The End of Sustainability

The End of Sustainability

The time has come for us to collectively reexamine — and ultimately move past — the concept of sustainability. The continued invocation of sustainability in policy discussions ignores the emerging realities of the Anthropocene, ...


Health & Safety

Reducing Mercury Impacts in Small-Scale Gold Mining

Reducing Mercury Impacts in Small-Scale Gold Mining

Despite knowing full well the dangers of mercury, millions of small-scale gold miners across the globe continue to use the metal to separate gold from ore - usually because they have little other choice. The mercury is mixed into ore and ...


Monitoring & Testing

Nutrient analysis system keeps wastewater plant in control - Case Study

Nutrient analysis system keeps wastewater plant in control - Case Study

Problem The Denver, Colo., Metro Wastewater Reclamation District wanted near real-time nutrient analysis for a very challenging headworks wastewater aeration process, consisting of a combination of centrate and RAS. The centrate and RAS ...


Soil & Groundwater

Centrifuge Technology in Drilling Fluid Recycling

Centrifuge Technology in Drilling Fluid Recycling

Drilling fluid additives and the water that contains them are an essential part and expense of successfully completing a horizontal directional drilling (HDD) installation, and the longer the bore and larger the product being installed, ...


Waste & Recycling

Valuing Plastic – The Case for Business Action

Valuing Plastic – The Case for Business Action

Concern is growing over the threat that widespread plastic waste poses to marine life, with conservative estimates of the overall financial damage of plastics to marine ecosystems standing at US$13 billion each year, according to two ...


Water & Wastewater

New Infographic Highlights the Top Reasons to Separate Oil from Water

New Infographic Highlights the Top Reasons to Separate Oil from Water

Oil in wastewater can cause a multitude of problems for industry's manufacturing processes. Some companies need to comply with government standards while others need to find ways to lower their disposal costs. Removing oil from water is a ...


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