Environmental Industry Articles

Air & Climate

Lessons learned in the management of multilateral climate negotiations

Lessons learned in the management of multilateral climate negotiations

In 2009 world attention was focused on the United Nations Climate Summit in Copenhagen (Conference of Parties – COP 15), which for many held the promise of a first-ever comprehensive global accord that would place meaningful ...


Energy & Renewables

Future-oriented further developments: wastewater heat utilization plants with a return on investment (ROI) of 2 - 6 years

Future-oriented further developments: wastewater heat utilization plants with a return on investment (ROI) of 2 - 6 years

Sewage is dirty and stinks. Out of sniffing distance – out of mind. Up until the 1980s sewage was taboo and not given the attention it deserves. One cold winter morning in 1988, 23 years ago, Urs Studer stopped beside a steaming ...


Environmental Management

Lessons from 2014, Moving on to 2015: Conflict Minerals Reporting Continues

Lessons from 2014, Moving on to 2015: Conflict Minerals Reporting Continues

With 2014 now behind us, the ability to voluntarily opt out of conflict minerals reporting is also gone. After numerous companies declared themselves “DRC Conflict Undeterminable” in 2014 per federal allowance, ...


Health & Safety

Do you know your hazardous gases?

Do you know your hazardous gases?

I’ve never had a problem determining the difference between Ant and Dec as I was an avid fan of Byker Grove as a child. But many people struggle. To avoid future confusion PJ was the one blinded in an unfortunate paint balling ...


Monitoring & Testing

PPCPs: Preparing for an uncertain regulatory future

PPCPs: Preparing for an uncertain regulatory future

A recent study published in Environmental Pollution* identified 56 active pharmaceutical ingredients (APIs) in effluent samples from 50 large wastewater treatment plants across the U.S. Among the products found in samples were commonly ...


Soil & Groundwater

Steam Injection with Soil Vapor Extraction Remediation

Steam Injection with Soil Vapor Extraction Remediation

Project description for soil vapor extraction / steam injection remediation by GWS Environmental Contractors Inc. The use and implementation of steam injection remediation on No 2. heating oil. Project Location: 18 Institute Street ...


Waste & Recycling

From dirty steel tire wire to an high quality of clean steel tire wire - Case Study

From dirty steel tire wire to an high quality of clean steel tire wire - Case Study

In 2006 Granuband Knowledge Center designed and invented the exclusive CWS (Clean Wire System). This has been specifically designed to purify the steel wires extracted from a tire granulation line. Do you have dirty steel tire wire with ...


Water & Wastewater

Lamb-Weston’s French Fry Plant Saves on Fuel Costs with ADI-BVF® Anaerobic Reactor

Lamb-Weston’s French Fry Plant Saves on Fuel Costs with ADI-BVF® Anaerobic Reactor

Location: Taber, Alberta, Canada • Sector: Food & Beverage The Client: Lamb-Weston is a division of ConAgra Limited—one of the largest potato processors in the world. The company operates several french fry processing ...


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