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

Does shale gas mean cheap gas?

Does shale gas mean cheap gas?

What is the true impact of shale gas extraction in the UK? Swathes of the British population are against fracking (the process of releasing natural gas trapped within shale rock formations) due to its perceived visual impact and ...


Environmental Management

Climate and economy fan flames in Spain

Climate and economy fan flames in Spain

Climate change is gradually turning Spain into a fire zone – but it’s also the change in the economic climate that is inflaming the situation. A research group reports in the journal Environmental Science and Policy that ...


Health & Safety

Canada’s National Exhibition (CNE) Food Safety: Post-Cronut Burger

Canada’s National Exhibition (CNE) Food Safety: Post-Cronut Burger

It’s that time of year again – summer is rolling to an end, the office is deserted, and the Canadian National Exhibition (CNE) is open for business. Established more than 135 years ago, the CNE annual fair is known for its ...


Monitoring & Testing

Monitoring the holy ground of FC Basel - Case Study

Monitoring the holy ground of FC Basel - Case Study

The grass on athletic grounds, particularly in large stadiums, is not only an important concern for sports but also one of the largest cost drivers. Therefore, the monitoring and care of the grounds takes on special significance. PlantCare ...


Soil & Groundwater

Groundwater Remediation System Cleans Up Oil Spill

Groundwater Remediation System Cleans Up Oil Spill

A customer in TX was recently in some hot water with the local municipal water department. Due to excessive rains near the coast of Texas, the water levels have been higher than usual. The company fills storage tanks with diesel at its ...


Waste & Recycling

It’s a ‘no’ to Pay-as-you-throw

It’s a ‘no’ to Pay-as-you-throw

Axion Director Keith Freegard, recently spoke to Local Authority Waste and Recycling arguing against a Pay-as you-Throw scheme suggesting an element of ‘punishment’ could be counter-productive in increasing recycling rates. In ...


Water & Wastewater

KLa Jet Aerators/Mixers for Large Diameter Equalization Tanks - Case Study

KLa Jet Aerators/Mixers for Large Diameter Equalization Tanks - Case Study

Flow Equalization Many municipalities are facing the challenge of having to equalize large volumes of storm water sometimes mixed with raw sewage in order to continuously meet their permit limitations. The equalized flow is stored during ...


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