Environmental Industry Articles

Air & Climate

Why did GHG emissions decrease in the EU between 1990 and 2012?

Why did GHG emissions decrease in the EU between 1990 and 2012?

Total GHG emissions (excluding LULUCF) in the EU decreased substantially since 1990, reaching their lowest level in 2012. The EU emitted 4,544 million tonnes of CO2 eq. in 2012, accounting for less than 10% of global GHG emissions1. Figure ...


Energy & Renewables

Kickoff for Biogas - South America Opts for Green Energy Made by WELTEC

Kickoff for Biogas - South America Opts for Green Energy Made by WELTEC

Currently, the world is locked on to the FIFA World Cup in Brazil. Though they have already reached a high technical level as far as football is concerned, the South American countries still have development potential in the fields of ...


Environmental Management

ISO/DIS 14001 Proposes Increasingly Strategic Approach in Environmental Management

ISO/DIS 14001 Proposes Increasingly Strategic Approach in Environmental Management

The latest milestone in the ISO 14001 revision process was reached on 1 July 2014 when ISO/DIS 14001 was issued. The first formal draft describes the potential requirements of the revised version of ISO 14001 but it ...


Health & Safety

California’s Prop 65: Enforcement Trends, Reform Efforts, and the Impact on your Business

California’s Prop 65: Enforcement Trends, Reform Efforts, and the Impact on your Business

California Proposition 65 (Prop 65) is one of the most stringent state environmental laws for the chemical industry even though there is much confusion amongst Californians, whom the law was designed to protect, as to its exact scope and ...


Monitoring & Testing

Long Lasting Safety with PureAire Monitoring Systems’ 10+ year sensors

Long Lasting Safety with PureAire Monitoring Systems’ 10+ year sensors

When it comes to oxygen deficiency monitors, PureAire makes the longest lasting units on the market. They believe your safety should not be taken lightly, and have created a reliable and affordable monitor that will outlast all of their ...


Soil & Groundwater

Using the Pencil-Paper Method with a Tablet Computer to Increase Borehole / Well Logging Efficiency

Using the Pencil-Paper Method with a Tablet Computer to Increase Borehole / Well Logging Efficiency

Traditionally, geologists use pencil and paper when logging soil descriptions, drilling tests, and well diagrams in the field.  We wanted to see if we could speed up this process using a field computer.  We tested a fully ...


Waste & Recycling

Valuing Plastic – The Case for Business Action

Valuing Plastic – The Case for Business Action

Concern is growing over the threat that widespread plastic waste poses to marine life, with conservative estimates of the overall financial damage of plastics to marine ecosystems standing at US$13 billion each year, according to two ...


Water & Wastewater

Apartment Water Test - Case Study

Apartment Water Test - Case Study

We had successfully mitigated this exact situation at another property (Family Tree Apartments] which also had extensive pin hole leaks and water heater failures. Based upon this prior exceptional success, it was clear that the H20 ...


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