Environmental Industry Articles

Air & Climate

Ethylene removal through oxidation in EthylClean Machines versus forced air through ozone

Ethylene removal through oxidation in EthylClean Machines versus forced air through ozone

Fruit constantly emits ethylene inside the chambers. To efficiently reduce the concentration of ethylene in these spaces, it needs to be eliminated at a speed that is faster than the production ratio of the fruit. This is achieved when the ...


Energy & Renewables

The landfill gas collection, utilisation and surplus gas combustion acting in unison

The landfill gas collection, utilisation and surplus gas combustion acting in unison

In landfill gas utilisation the basic task of the control system is to harmonise three completely independent processes. On the one hand, there is the gas production of the landfill which is inconstant. (From a price point of view, ...


Environmental Management

Three Strategic Options for Managing Acquired Environmental Liabilities

Three Strategic Options for Managing Acquired Environmental Liabilities

Evaluating Through a Finance Lens As companies strive to remain competitive and profitable in today’s uncertain economy, asset transactions continue to play a leading role in their efforts to transform, adapt and re-invent ...


Health & Safety

Curtailing Construction’s Fatal Four – What you need to know about falls from height

Curtailing Construction’s Fatal Four – What you need to know about falls from height

The “Fatal Four” of construction are falls, electrocutions, workers being caught in or between objects, and worker being struck by objects. In the United States, these hazards consistently account for over 50% of construction ...


Monitoring & Testing

Pulp & Paper: Real-Time BOD & COD Monitoring

Pulp & Paper: Real-Time BOD & COD Monitoring

A pulp and paper facility in Ontario, Canada has implemented an effective solution for monitoring chemical oxygen demand (COD) and biochemical oxygen demand (BOD) in real-time. To address their need for more frequent data collection, the ...


Soil & Groundwater

Study offers first-ever map showing groundwater pollution of coastal areas of United States

Study offers first-ever map showing groundwater pollution of coastal areas of United States

The study identified 12 percent of the continental U.S. coastline — including the northern Gulf Coast from Mississippi to the Florida Panhandle, northern Atlantic Coast, and Pacific Northwest — where the ...


Waste & Recycling

25 Years of Success – Outokumpu Stainless DC Plasma Smelting Facility

25 Years of Success – Outokumpu Stainless DC Plasma Smelting Facility

Design is not just what is looks and feels like. Design is how it works. Between 1982 and 1987, British Steel (Outokumpu today) made extensive investigations into the treatment of steel dust. Their research was far and wide and covered ...


Water & Wastewater

Wastewater treatment plant operators work confidently with complete system measurement

Wastewater treatment plant operators work confidently with complete system measurement

Wastewater treatment is a vitally important process. Just ask The Township of Edwardsburgh/Cardinal’s Assistant Chief Water and Sewer Operator, Eric Wemerman.  “For a community to keep everyone’s trust you want to ...


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