Environmental Industry Articles

Air & Climate

The Function and Purpose of Portable Dust Collectors

The Function and Purpose of Portable Dust Collectors

Portable dust collectors are movable devices that are useful to decrease and collect contaminant substances from the air in your work environment, producing units and plants. Portable dust collectors are small devices and portable, which ...


Energy & Renewables

Idex Environnement’s Biogas plant at Amiens

Idex Environnement’s Biogas plant at Amiens

The Anaerobic Digestion (AD) plant in Amiens is operated by Idex Environment. The biogas is derived from the municipal solid waste (MSW) originating from the local area. Clarke Energy has delivered a full turnkey installation for this ...


Environmental Management

Demystifying the dis-domestication of consumer products

Demystifying the dis-domestication of consumer products

Prolonging the lifespan of products is vital in order to decouple economic success from environmental impact, according to Marie Hebrok of the National Institute for Consumer Research (SIFO) in Oslo, Norway. Writing in the Journal of ...


Health & Safety

Reducing Mercury Impacts in Small-Scale Gold Mining

Reducing Mercury Impacts in Small-Scale Gold Mining

Despite knowing full well the dangers of mercury, millions of small-scale gold miners across the globe continue to use the metal to separate gold from ore - usually because they have little other choice. The mercury is mixed into ore and ...


Monitoring & Testing

Quantitative Determination of Volatile Organic Compounds in Drinking Water by EPA Method with Headspace Trap GC-MS

Quantitative Determination of Volatile Organic Compounds in Drinking Water by EPA Method with Headspace Trap GC-MS

Volatile Organic Compounds (VOCs) refer to a group of easily vapourised organic compounds. Under atmospheric pressure, these compounds boil below 250C. Studies have shown that prolonged exposure to the VOCs could increase the risk of ...


Soil & Groundwater

Road over sensitive groundwater areas case study

Road over sensitive groundwater areas case study

When constructing or extending new roads, the responsible designers and contractors are increasingly faced with the task of preventing soil contamination. Therefore, measures for the protection of the groundwater are necessary in more and ...


Waste & Recycling

Recovery, Recycling and Revenues

Recovery, Recycling and Revenues

Earlier this year, the UK’s Local Government Association (LGA) revealed that almost 615,000 tonnes of material is disposed of in England, even though it can be reused. It was calculated that by reusing this household waste, British ...


Water & Wastewater

Surveillance of human and swine adenovirus, human norovirus and swine circovirus in water samples in Santa Catarina, Brazil

Surveillance of human and swine adenovirus, human norovirus and swine circovirus in water samples in Santa Catarina, Brazil

The purpose of the present study was to evaluate the contamination of different water sources (drinking, surface and groud waters) used for human and animal consumption by PCV2, PAdV, HAdV and NoV GI and GII, in in the city of ...


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