Environmental Industry Articles

Air & Climate

Position paper: Accounting for peatland hotspots in the new climate agreement

Position paper: Accounting for peatland hotspots in the new climate agreement

Introduction Peatlands (~organic soils) worldwide store twice as much carbon as all forest biomass, although they cover only a tenth of the land. The drainage of peatlands, for forestry and agriculture, leads to the oxidation of this ...


Energy & Renewables

Haiti Sustainable Energy Roadmap. Harnessing Domestic Energy Resources to Build a Reliable, Affordable, and Climate - Compatible Electricity System

Haiti Sustainable Energy Roadmap. Harnessing Domestic Energy Resources to Build a Reliable, Affordable, and Climate - Compatible Electricity System

Haiti’s electricity sector stands at a crossroads. Haiti depends on imported petroleum for 85% of its electricity generation, diverting 7 percent of its annual gross domestic product to importing fuel. Still, only 25% of the Haitian ...


Environmental Management

Are you taking big risks with your risk management?

Are you taking big risks with your risk management?

Introduction We like the word ‘professional’ – it gives us a sense of security. We have our accounts prepared by a qualified accountant, we use a lawyer to write a contract, and we go to a doctor for medical advice. So ...


Health & Safety

SGS Publishes Complimentary White Paper on Management of Persistent Organic Pollutants in Consumer Products and Supply Chains

SGS Publishes Complimentary White Paper on Management of Persistent Organic Pollutants in Consumer Products and Supply Chains

SGS publishes a new complimentary white paper on the proliferation, regulation and mitigation of persistent organic pollutants (POPs) in consumer products and supply chains. Proliferation, regulation and mitigation of persistent organic ...


Monitoring & Testing

FFP choose Systech’s oxygen permeation analyser for testing flexible films - Case Study

FFP choose Systech’s oxygen permeation analyser for testing flexible films - Case Study

FFP Packaging Solutions specialise in high quality printed and plain flexible packaging, heat seal lidding films and films for high temperature/oven use. Offering the food industry innovative flexible packaging solutions, FFP ensure that ...


Soil & Groundwater

TerraTherm to Remediate Soils at the Beede Waste Oil Superfund Site - Case Study

TerraTherm to Remediate Soils at the Beede Waste Oil Superfund Site - Case Study

The Beede Site is the former location of a state-licensed and regulated waste oil recycling and disposal facility. The nearly 41-acre Site is located in a residential area of Plaistow, New Hampshire (NH). Operations at the Site began in ...


Waste & Recycling

Landfill Leachate Treatment Technology Piloted in Ireland - White Paper

Landfill Leachate Treatment Technology Piloted in Ireland - White Paper

The primary objective of this project was to develop a full scale Pro-Bio design which could treat wastewaters such as Leachate by piloting a small scale first to determine the precise structural design, process flow and programming which ...


Water & Wastewater

Frankfort Electric and Water Plant Board Verifies Distress on Ductile Iron Pipe Using Electromagnetics

Frankfort Electric and Water Plant Board Verifies Distress on Ductile Iron Pipe Using Electromagnetics

Commercial introduction of ductile iron pipe (DIP) began in the mid-1950s and was established as the most frequently selected material of choice for ferrous pressure pipe by the early 1970s. Due to the widespread use of DIP during a large ...


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