Environmental Industry Articles

Air & Climate

Gaseous emissions during concurrent combustion of biomass and non-recyclable municipal solid waste

Gaseous emissions during concurrent combustion of biomass and non-recyclable municipal solid waste

Abstract Background: Biomass and municipal solid waste offer sustainable sources of energy; for example to meet heat and electricity demand in the form of combined cooling, heat and power. Combustion of biomass has a lesser impact than ...


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

Land Management through Vertical Development - To avoid Adverse Environmental Impact on Earth

Land Management through Vertical Development - To avoid Adverse Environmental Impact on Earth

LAND MANAGEMENT THROUGH VERTICAL DEVELOPMENT - TO AVOID ADVERSE ENVIRONMENTAL IMPACT ON EARTH. Land Management is very import subject which needs attention all the time, and mostly land defined as a physical entity in terms of its ...


Health & Safety

Moments of Truth—How will employees perceive your value for safety?

Moments of Truth—How will employees perceive your value for safety?

A moment of truth is an interaction that has the opportunity to make or break a relationship. If you think about going out to dinner there are a number of interactions from making the reservation, to valet parking, to seating, to ordering, ...


Monitoring & Testing

Ducted or Ductless Fume Hoods? Is this the real issue?

Ducted or Ductless Fume Hoods? Is this the real issue?

Most laboratories will need some form of fume cabinet at some point. The type of cabinet is usually the starting point of the process, and the choice of either ductless or ducted cabinet is made. With the ever increasing need to save ...


Soil & Groundwater

Answers to questions about oil waste in California aquifers

Answers to questions about oil waste in California aquifers

California, the country's third-largest oil-producing state, has improperly given oil companies more than 2,500 permits to inject production fluids and oilfield waste into underground water supplies that are used for drinking water or ...


Waste & Recycling

Superabsorbent derived from cassava waste pulp

Superabsorbent derived from cassava waste pulp

Background Cassava waste pulp from the tapioca industry is abundant in Indonesia. However, there have been few Indonesian or international papers describing research on the possible use of cassava waste pulp as a superabsorbent after ...


Water & Wastewater

Scalewatcher Success Saves San Antonio Housing Agency the Cost of Replacing Boilers Every Six Months

Scalewatcher Success Saves San Antonio Housing Agency the Cost of Replacing Boilers Every Six Months

San Antonio Housing Agency (SAHA) is saving thousands of dollars a year at its Woodhill Apartments on expensive maintenance and replacement boilers every six to nine months following the installation of the patented, award-winning ...


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