Environmental Industry Articles

Air & Climate

Low-Nox burner retrofit experiences in cracking furnaces at Dow, Terneuzen

Low-Nox burner retrofit experiences in cracking furnaces at Dow, Terneuzen

Abstract: Dow Benelux B.V. (Dow) operates three ethylene plants from the Netherlands, all based within its Terneuzen facility. In 2009, Technip Stone & Webster Process Technology (Technip) studied options to reduce the NOx emissions ...


Energy & Renewables

3 Critical Challenges Facing the Growing Solar, Wind & Clean Tech Sector

3 Critical Challenges Facing the Growing Solar, Wind & Clean Tech Sector

New figures from leading analyst firms are showing an increased investment in the global clean tech market in 2014, driven primarily by investments in solar and wind energy (which accounted for more than 90 per cent of 2014′s overall ...


Environmental Management

Conflict Minerals Reporting gains Company Value while minimizing Risk

Conflict Minerals Reporting gains Company Value while minimizing Risk

Recently, CSRware tweeted an extremely informative article talking about the benefits of Environmental Management practices. This featured article highlights the importance that these types of techniques have for the future of business ...


Health & Safety

doseBadge Builds up a Head of Steam in York

doseBadge Builds up a Head of Steam in York

Here’s the latest case study from Cirrus Research, featuring the world-famous National Railway Museum. See how the doseBadge Noise Dosimeter helps Anna Kavanagh check that her teams are not exceeding their daily noise exposure ...


Monitoring & Testing

How can I make my lab greener? 5 tips to reduce your lab’s carbon footprint

How can I make my lab greener? 5 tips to reduce your lab’s carbon footprint

Many laboratories want to make their operation more environmentally friendly and reduce their carbon footprint. The 5 steps below are a good starting point for simple changes to get closer to being a green lab We’ve been ...


Soil & Groundwater

Titan Geosynthetics: A Major Solution for CN Rail - Case Study

Titan Geosynthetics: A Major Solution for CN Rail - Case Study

The Canadian National Railway (CN Rail) wanted to build an additional 6-track extension at the Transcona yard in Winnipeg, Manitoba. Heavy rail cars were expected to pass over this extension area and CN Rail was looking for an economical, ...


Waste & Recycling

Heavy Metal(s)

Heavy Metal(s)

“Heavy metal” isn’t associated only with rock music. In sustainability, it refers to real metals like cadmium, mercury and lead. And we can all agree that while a little heavy metal ringing in our earphones is OK, we ...


Water & Wastewater

“Tank in a Box” is a good neighbor

“Tank in a Box” is a good neighbor

As most water districts and municipalities have experienced, every new construction project generates some opposition from people living in proximity to the project. In a recent project located in Westlake Village, CA, some residents have ...


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