Environmental Planning Articles

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Innovation in SPL Transformation – the Industrial Ecology Way

by Regain Materials  (Feb. 5, 2015)

There remains a fundamental problem in aluminium smelting – what to do with Spent Pot Linings (SPL)? SPL can be transformed safely into valuable products and never come back as a liability. With the Regain SPL solution, there is a mature “Industrial Ecology” approach to SPL treatment, and the costs are far less ...

Construction Sector - practicing environment

by Sekitar Synergy Sdn Bhd  (Feb. 5, 2015)

This article approaches the norms in constructions activities from the environmental perspective. It is solely based on the author's close proximity with the construction activities in terms of site audits, EMS ISO14001 assistance and on-site trainings rendered since 2003. This discussion represents environmental repercussion and effects incurred ...

Barr Environmental Waste Management Company - Case Study

by EMS Ltd. Environmental Marketing Solutions  (Sep. 5, 2013)

Barr Environmental is a waste management company providing collection, transport, recycling and disposal services to the public and private sectors in the south-west of Scotland and Northern Ireland. Before teaming up with EMS, all of Barr’s output was heading to landfill. They asked us to deliver a system capable of diverting a large ...

Concerns Related to Environmental Hazards

Environmental site assessment assists the commercial developers to know any existing or the potential environmental Hazards or the liabilities seen in exact property. Well every commercial developer needs guarantee that their money is well invested. It works only through environmental monitoring assessment report that generally looks at physical ...

Mixed Oxidant Replaces “Cocktail” of Chemicals in Power Plan

by MIOX Corporation  (Apr. 27, 2015)

Cooling Tower Water Systes Synopsis In 2010 NIPSCO installed two MIOX RIO Mixed Oxidant Solution (MOS) chlorine generator systems on two of the four cooling towers at R.M. Schahfer Generating Station.  After switching to MIOX for cooling tower water treatment, the two towers experienced minimized algae growth, better biocontrol and lower ...

Building a shared Environmental Information System with the Eastern Partnership countries

by European Environment Agency (EEA)  (Apr. 21, 2015)

Since 2010, the European Union (EU) has been engaging the countries of the Eastern Partnership — Armenia, Azerbaijan, Belarus, Georgia, Moldova and Ukraine — in regional cooperation in order to improve national capacities for managing and sharing environmental data and information. This cooperation was funded by the European ...

High volume Fly Ash for Texas parks building

by Headwaters, Inc.  (Mar. 19, 2015)

Before construction began on the new park headquarters building at Lake Somerville State Park, the Texas Parks & Wildlife Administration decided it had a great opportunity to get involved with sustainable building practices. Using High Volume Fly Ash (HVFA) in concrete structures at the site was one of the main sustainable building components ...

Corporate social responsibility of regional institutions: save water and money with an ecological economics perspective in a climate change context

by IWA Publishing  (Mar. 17, 2015)

As ecological economic fundamentalists argue, we need a new paradigm for changing current global economic system basics. The real problem is that the limits of ecological economics are based on unrealistic or utopian objectives in the proposed research frameworks. Taking this problem into account, present research demonstrates that the ...

Open Innovation for Sustainable Tourism

by econcept, Agency for Sustainable Design  (Mar. 12, 2015)

Open innovation challenge for flightless travel needs great ideas and solutions, such as preferring local tourism offers, making travel with more sustainable means of transportation more attractive etc. Fluglos Glücklich is in search of ways to make flightless travel more appealing. We need new ideas for flightless tourism offers, ...

Reframing economic policy towards sustainability

by Inderscience Publishers  (Mar. 2, 2015)

Over the last quarter century, since the Brundtland Commission proposed their definition of 'sustainable development', the dialogue about sustainability has failed to reduce the threat that human activities pose to the global ecosystem. The time has come to question deep–rooted assumptions, including the role of economics. In this paper, ...

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