Environmental Industry Articles

Air & Climate

How Downdraft Tables Change Your Work Environment

How Downdraft Tables Change Your Work Environment

Working with metal and wood results in the release of harmful dust particles into the atmosphere, which is dangerous to the workers’ health. Continuous exposure to these particles means your employees will be breathing in the dust, ...


Energy & Renewables

Manure Spills: Prevention, Detection, Control Options, & the Role of Anaerobic Digesters

Manure Spills: Prevention, Detection, Control Options, & the Role of Anaerobic Digesters

An internet search for manure-related spills can lead to an exhausting list of news articles and images of catastrophic environmental damage. In Wisconsin alone, the volume of reported manure spilled during 2013 happened to be the most ...


Environmental Management

Managing Great Lakes Water Levels Adaptively in Response to Changing Climate Conditions

Managing Great Lakes Water Levels Adaptively in Response to Changing Climate Conditions

The Laurentian Great Lakes contain an abundance of fresh water, collectively representing approximately 20% of the fresh surface water available globally. Despite the enormity of this resource, water levels and flows in the Great Lakes are ...


Health & Safety

40th anniversary of the Health and Safety at Work Act 1974

40th anniversary of the Health and Safety at Work Act 1974

31st July 2014 marked the 40th anniversary of the Health and Safety at Work Act. Also referred to as HSWA or the HSW Act, the Health and Safety at Work Act is the primary legislation covering occupational health and safety in the United ...


Monitoring & Testing

CEMS: An Overview

CEMS: An Overview

We've written an overview to where CEMS are required, types of site that require CEMS and future requirements. Continuous Emissions Monitoring Systems are used to continuously collect, record and report data from industrial ...


Soil & Groundwater

Taking Geosynthetics CQA To - New Heights - Case Study

Taking Geosynthetics CQA To - New Heights - Case Study

For years, the geosynthetics Construction Quality Assurance (CQA) industry has struggled to find a cost-effective, accurate, and sustainable solution to data collection, validation and review. Since the inception of geosynthetics CQA, the ...


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

Ultrafiltration reclaims oily process water; reducing operating costs and environmental impact

Ultrafiltration reclaims oily process water; reducing operating costs and environmental impact

Challenge An industry-leading manufacturer of industrial-grade fastening systems discovers a better way to recycle  washwater - reducing fresh water consumption by 130,000 gallons annually and reclaim machining oil by using ...


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