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How can I make my lab greener? 5 tips to reduce your lab’s carbon footprint

by Camlab Limited  (Mar. 27, 2015)

Many laboratories want to make their operation more environmentally friendly and reduce their carbon footprint. The 5 steps below are a good starting point for simple changes to get closer to being a green lab We’ve been reading the great tips and ideas on mygreenlab.org to reduce the carbon footprint of your lab. Why not try ...

Environmentally friendly - Tank in a box

by Superior Tank Co., Inc.  (Mar. 10, 2015)

Bolted steel water storage tanks have been used for many years with great success and low levels of environmental impact.  Individual steel panels are precision crafted in dedicated factories, then assembled on the job site. As only a small amount of work is required in the field, local impact is very minimal.  Bolted steel storage tanks ...

Recycling Using Antifreeze with Electrodionization

by Ultra Pure EDI Components  (Mar. 13, 2015)

Recycling used antifreeze makes sense for two reasons: 1) It is cost-effective, and 2) It saves resources. Ethylene glycol, the primary active ingredient in antifreeze, is produced from natural gas, which is a finite, non-renewable resource. For businesses that use a lot of antifreeze, like automobile repair shops, setting up an antifreeze ...

Validation of the Goreangab Reclamation Plant in Windhoek, Namibia against the 2008 Australian Guidelines for Water Recycling

by IWA Publishing  (Mar. 13, 2015)

Australia has had Guidelines in place for water recycling (for all uses other than the augmentation of drinking water supplies) since 2006. These Guidelines were extended to cover potable reuse in May 2008 and have been applied to two potable reuse projects in Australia – one a trial plant in Perth, Western Australia and the second for a ...

Balancing water demand reduction and rainfall runoff minimisation: modelling green roofs, rainwater harvesting and greywater reuse systems

by IWA Publishing  (Apr. 8, 2015)

Recent years have seen a growing interest in more distributed approaches towards stormwater management, often integrated with other forms of distributed management of urban water such as water demand management technologies. This paper focuses on the role of green roofs (GR), rainwater harvesting (RWH) and greywater reuse and their integration ...

Cost comparison of seawater for toilet flushing and wastewater recycling

by IWA Publishing  (Feb. 6, 2015)

As freshwater resources are becoming increasingly scarce, unconventional sources of water should be given new consideration. In coastal cities, seawater, with minimal treatment, can be used for toilet flushing, reducing the demand for freshwater. Currently, it is practised on a large scale only in Hong Kong. This study estimates the cost of ...

Oil refinery experience with the assessment of refinery effluents and receiving waters using biologically‐based methods

by John Wiley & Sons, Ltd.  (Mar. 24, 2015)

The trend in discharges of petroleum‐related substances from refineries in Europe shows a consistent picture of declining emissions, since first measured in 1969. This decline coincides with enhanced internal capture or recycling procedures and increasing use of physical and biological treatments. At the same time, and partly in response to ...

Risk-based planning for water recycling in an Australian context

by IWA Publishing  (Dec. 15, 2014)

Australia has seen an unprecedented proliferation in large scale water recycling schemes since the late 1990s. This has been driven by a recent decade of drought, policies to encourage water efficiency in new homes and buildings in urban areas, and to reduce pressure on rain-fed water supplies by replacement with alternate water sources in rural ...

Technology Convergence Based on Recycle and Recovery Crucial to Address Water-Energy Challenges

by Frost & Sullivan  (Dec. 31, 2014)

Energy and water are interdependent and require each other to be available for human consumption. The importance of water and energy interdependence has started gaining recognition across the globe and also resulted in increased interest in further understanding of the concept. The wide-ranging implications of the water-energy nexus necessitate ...

Watering the Soccer City pitch with recycled water

by Grundfos Pumps Corporation  (Nov. 3, 2014)

The World Cup comes to AfricaIn 2010, South Africa was very proud to be chosen as the first African country to hold the Football World Cup. Thousands of spectators and visitors, along with billions of television viewers around the world, experienced how the Rainbow Nation provided a vibrant, unique and colourful competition. Who can forget the ...

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