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Wastes as fertilizer – Is this a way to lower food costs?

by GLOBE Foundation  (Aug. 30, 2014)

Researchers in the UK think they may have found a way to produce fertilizers that should cut farmers’ costs and at the same time boost some types of renewable energy. Their scheme, which involves using waste material from anaerobic digesters and ash from burnt biomass, would also cut fossil fuel use and save natural resources. ...

Deadly Hexavalent Chromium in Soil

by ABCOV Companies  (Aug. 1, 2014)

Merging technologies will change over Hexavalent Chromium in soil to Trivalent Chromium, effectively stopping Hexavalent Chromium from becoming dangerously airborne or becoming even more deadly by migrating into the water table. There are three valences of Chromium: 1) Chromium—safe to humans, 2) Trivalent Chromium—safe and an ...

Denmark’s Near-Zero-Waste Wonder

by Ensia  (Jul. 21, 2014)

Has this Danish community found the formula for environmentally friendly industry? When we look closely at systems in nature — coral reefs or rainforests, for instance — we see something we don’t often see in human systems: mutually beneficial relationships and energy flows among the various elements, such as air, water, rocks, ...

Questions and answers on the Commission Communication `Towards a Circular Economy` and the Waste Targets Review

by European Commission, Environment DG  (Jul. 2, 2014)

What is a circular economy? A circular economy preserves the value added in products for as long as possible and virtually eliminates waste. It retains the resources within the economy when a product has reached the end of its life, so that they remain in productive use and create further value. It may involve: Increasing the time products ...

C6-C10 Gasoline range Hydrocarbons in Soil case study

by Sitelab Corporation  (May 1, 2014)

These case studies illustrate the performance using Sitelab’s UVF-3100 analyzer testing gasoline range organic (GRO) hydrocarbons, also called volatile petroleum hydrocarbons (VPH). The analyzer has optical filters sensitive and selective to hydrocarbons in the C6-C10 carbon range, including benzene, xylene and other BTEX compounds abundant ...

Polycyclic Aromatic Hydrocarbons in Soil case study

by Sitelab Corporation  (May 1, 2014)

Save time and money on your next project using Sitelab’s portable UVF-3100D analyzer.  In less than 10 minutes, samples are extracted in solvent and then accurately measured for Target PAHs using Sitelab’s PAH calibration kit.  Detection limits are as low as 50 ppb.  Test results will directly correlate to the sum of ...

Is Tree Plantation Sustainable?

by Enviro Frontier  (Sep. 11, 2014)

According to, say oxford dictionary, Sustainability is that capacity or ability of something that enables it to maintain itself. It includes taking some initiative today that might have long-term benefit. If something you are doing is said to be “sustainable”, it should have the ability to continue forever. So is tree plantation ...

EPH C11-C22 Aromatic Hydrocarbons in soil case study

by Sitelab Corporation  (May 1, 2014)

The following case studies illustrate performance from customers who have used Sitelab’s UVF-3100 analyzer for Extractable Petroleum Hydrocarbons (EPH). Regulatory agencies in Massachusetts, North Carolina, Alaska and several other states require this test for TPH sites, where Gas Chromatography is used to separately report the aliphatic ...

Chicago Council lists three-decade changes in greenhouse gases and average temperature

by National Farmers Union  (Jun. 11, 2014)

In 2011, we wrote a column, “Global warming is happening: How should farmers respond?” ( In that column we began by saying, “There was a time when one could legitimately argue that there was a lack of scientific agreement over the issue of the role of humans in global warming and even whether ...

C10-C36 extended diesel range hydrocarbons in soil case study

by Sitelab Corporation  (May 1, 2014)

These case studies illustrate the performance using Sitelab’s UVF-3100 for testing extended diesel range organics (EDRO). The analyzer is fitted with optical filters sensitive to hydrocarbons commonly found in heating oils, diesel fuels, waste oils and crude oil. Sitelab’s EDRO calibration kit correlates well to EPA Method 8015-DRO and ...

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