Environmental Industry Articles

Air & Climate

Gaseous emissions during concurrent combustion of biomass and non-recyclable municipal solid waste

Gaseous emissions during concurrent combustion of biomass and non-recyclable municipal solid waste

Abstract Background: Biomass and municipal solid waste offer sustainable sources of energy; for example to meet heat and electricity demand in the form of combined cooling, heat and power. Combustion of biomass has a lesser impact than ...


Energy & Renewables

Renewable resource Trechwitz ORC - Case Study

Renewable resource Trechwitz ORC - Case Study

This plant has an electrical output of 800 kW and a thermal power of 760 KW. At the biogas plant in Trechwitz, an unconventional heat utilisation model was installed. The waste heat from the CHP unit is used to generate power in an ORC ...


Environmental Management

Questions and answers about oil and gas wastewater spills

Questions and answers about oil and gas wastewater spills

Nearly 3 million gallons of briny water generated by crude oil production has leaked from a North Dakota pipeline and reached two creeks, making it the biggest spill of this type of wastewater since the state's Bakken formation oil boom ...


Health & Safety

Merck Sharp & Dohme - Case Study

Merck Sharp & Dohme - Case Study

MSD (formerly Schering-Plough) is located in Brinny in County Cork, Ireland and employs over 550 people. The site is a centre of excellence for the manufacture and quality assurance of its biotechnology based pharmaceutical ...


Monitoring & Testing

Lab manager shares how automated data package assembly results in paperless and efficient lab

Lab manager shares how automated data package assembly results in paperless and efficient lab

When I met with Lab Manager and Senior Chemist at DHL Analytical, Karyn Lane, several months ago at the laboratory in Round Rock Texas, I noticed immediately that she had the cleanest and most paper-free work environment I had ever seen. ...


Soil & Groundwater

Impacts of Shallow Geothermal Energy on Groundwater Quality

Impacts of Shallow Geothermal Energy on Groundwater Quality

The use of shallow geothermal energy (SGE) systems to acclimatize buildings has increased exponentially in the Netherlands and worldwide. In certain areas, SGE systems are constructed in aquifers also used for drinking water supply raising ...


Waste & Recycling

Circular economy to be scrapped?

Circular economy to be scrapped?

Riverside Waste Machinery’s managing director Jonathan Oldfield, a passionate advocate of UK resource efficiency, talks about the current uncertainty surrounding the circular economy. There are a few things the waste and recycling ...


Water & Wastewater

Water and wastewater treatment for Solar industry

Water and wastewater treatment for Solar industry

Solar cells arc manufactured in a complex process thai requires enormous know-how. The objective is to produce panels with a high level of efficiency at low cost. To achieve this, different production processes are used. A fundamental ...


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