Environmental Industry Articles

Air & Climate

ETS reform: everything you need to know in a nutshell

ETS reform: everything you need to know in a nutshell

The EU's emissions trading scheme (ETS) was set up to reduce gas emissions and fight climate change, but it is not working as efficiently as it could. On 24 February MEPs approved draft legislation to tackle the imbalances of supply and ...


Energy & Renewables

Solar:The Next Shale?

Solar:The Next Shale?

That is a key question asked in a February 2nd Press Release from Wood Mackenzie, a world leader in commercial intelligence for the energy, metals and mining industries. Just as shale extraction technologies took oil and gas markets ...


Environmental Management

Valuable lessons learned from 13 years investing in sustainable innovation

Valuable lessons learned from 13 years investing in sustainable innovation

For many, investing in green has been like riding an enormous rollercoaster. Yet, more careful analysis reveals that most new industries go through similar cycles of enthusiasm, rejection, volatility and acceptance. Today, the cleantech ...


Health & Safety

Locking up noise in Lancaster Castle – Invictus Noise Monitor & Noise-Hub2 Case Study

Locking up noise in Lancaster Castle – Invictus Noise Monitor & Noise-Hub2 Case Study

It’s pretty unusual for any noise consultant to be asked to monitor noise levels at a dance music event held within a medieval castle but it’s even more unusual when the revellers are all housed in a converted prison wing ...


Monitoring & Testing

London Region Develops “Intelligent” Infrastructure for the HELP Clean Water Project

For progressive municipalities, forward thinking about infrastructure can pay huge dividends down the road. In London region, the HELP Clean Water Funding Initiative (Huron-Elgin-London Project Clean Water) was started to create ...


Soil & Groundwater

Why can’t I control the pH of my aquifer? - pH and Acidity are not the same

Why can’t I control the pH of my aquifer? - pH and Acidity are not the same

Acidity is the amount of base required to neutralize acids present in a water sample. This is important because it determines the amount of buffer required to adjust aquifer pH. Since acids can disassociate to different extents, two ...


Waste & Recycling

Turning metal wires from pulp bales into profit with TANA Shark

Turning metal wires from pulp bales into profit with TANA Shark

Metal wires from paper pulp bales are high in value but very hard to shred and clean for selling purposes. Usually the metal wires are stuck with plastics and some remains of the pulping process. This particular type of waste is almost ...


Water & Wastewater

Boskalis and our BBV Pumps environmentally friendly high flow pump unit

Boskalis and our BBV Pumps environmentally friendly high flow pump unit

Boskalis Nederland is a part of Royal Boskalis Westminster N.V. Boskalis was established in 1910 and has expanded from a local dredging contractor to a leading global maritime services company with over 11.000 employees. Originally, ...


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