Environmental Industry Articles

Air & Climate

Ozone-depleting substances 2013

Ozone-depleting substances 2013

Aggregated data reported by companies on the import, export, production, destruction and feedstock and process agent use of ozone-depleting substances in the European Union Background The Montreal Protocol on Substances that Deplete the ...


Energy & Renewables

Making biodiesel from recycled vegetable oil - Northeast Biodiesel of Greenfield - Case Study

Making biodiesel from recycled vegetable oil - Northeast Biodiesel of Greenfield - Case Study

Northeast Biodiesel of Greenfield, Massachusetts, USA,  is a community-owned manufacturing plant making biodiesel from recycled vegetable oil.  It is majority owned by Co-op Power, a renewable energy co-operative owned by ...


Environmental Management

Ten Steps To Incorporating Risk Analysis Into Your Business

Ten Steps To  Incorporating  Risk Analysis  Into Your  Business

Introduction Every authoritative guideline on risk management advocates the quantitative (that is, probabilistic) evaluation of risk using Monte Carlo simulation – from ISO1, COSO2, NASA3, RAND Corporation4, AACE International5 and ...


Health & Safety

Reliable protection against legionella - Case Study

Reliable protection against legionella - Case Study

Legionella bacteria pose a life-threatening risk, particularly to older people. This is why one care home operator in Spain opted for effective water disinfection with chlorine dioxide systems Bello Zon. Serious threat Combating ...


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

Global Shale Gas Development: Water Availability & Business Risks

Global Shale Gas Development: Water Availability & Business Risks

This report analyzes water availability across all potentially commercial shale resources worldwide.It also reveals that water availability could limit shale resource development on every continent except Antarctica. Shale resources are ...


Waste & Recycling

Food service zero waste program case study

Food service zero waste program case study

Foodservice client that was looking to increase waste diversion but didn't want to increase costs by adding a recycling program. Before RecycleSmart, all materials were being disposed of in a roll off garbage bin. A variety of different ...


Water & Wastewater

Technical Focus: Sludge Blanket

Technical Focus: Sludge Blanket

Regardless of treatment process, sludge blanket control is an important aspect of any wastewater treatment plant, and correct monitoring and treatment of sludge is paramount for efficiency and cost control. Manual monitoring of sludge ...


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