Environmental Industry Articles

Air & Climate

Lessons learned in the management of multilateral climate negotiations

Lessons learned in the management of multilateral climate negotiations

In 2009 world attention was focused on the United Nations Climate Summit in Copenhagen (Conference of Parties – COP 15), which for many held the promise of a first-ever comprehensive global accord that would place meaningful ...


Energy & Renewables

Future-oriented further developments: wastewater heat utilization plants with a return on investment (ROI) of 2 - 6 years

Future-oriented further developments: wastewater heat utilization plants with a return on investment (ROI) of 2 - 6 years

Sewage is dirty and stinks. Out of sniffing distance – out of mind. Up until the 1980s sewage was taboo and not given the attention it deserves. One cold winter morning in 1988, 23 years ago, Urs Studer stopped beside a steaming ...


Environmental Management

Lessons from 2014, Moving on to 2015: Conflict Minerals Reporting Continues

Lessons from 2014, Moving on to 2015: Conflict Minerals Reporting Continues

With 2014 now behind us, the ability to voluntarily opt out of conflict minerals reporting is also gone. After numerous companies declared themselves “DRC Conflict Undeterminable” in 2014 per federal allowance, ...


Health & Safety

Do you know your hazardous gases?

Do you know your hazardous gases?

I’ve never had a problem determining the difference between Ant and Dec as I was an avid fan of Byker Grove as a child. But many people struggle. To avoid future confusion PJ was the one blinded in an unfortunate paint balling ...


Monitoring & Testing

Geotech’s portable and fixed biogas monitors give worldwide reliability

Geotech’s portable and fixed biogas monitors give worldwide reliability

Used in varied biogas applications in over 60 countries worldwide, these three examples from the Netherlands, Thailand and Czech Republic show how reliability, accuracy and simplicity of use are critical for Geotech’s anaerobic ...


Soil & Groundwater

ALGIZ 10X Rugged tablet boosts productivity for the North American coal corporation - Case Study

ALGIZ 10X Rugged tablet boosts productivity for the North American coal corporation - Case Study

Challenge Find a rugged computer capable of handling a large-scale coal mining operation’s very specific needs. Solution Install the Algiz 10X rugged tablet and vehicle cradle in mining machinery cabins. Result A mining tablet ...


Waste & Recycling

Sustainable thinking leads to money in our back pockets

Sustainable thinking leads to money in our back pockets

The Department of Environment, Food and Rural Affairs (Defra) published a new report this month, which focused on the revenue-generating potential of resource efficiency. Resource Management – a catalyst for growth and productivity ...


Water & Wastewater

Can incentives protect Canada’s clean water?

Can incentives protect Canada’s clean water?

Clean water is a vital, valuable resource for Canada. We drink it. We grow food with it. We generate power using it. We use it as an input to industry, from manufacturing to oil and gas production. We swim, splash, and paddle our canoes in ...


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