Environmental Industry Articles

Air & Climate

Helping Laurel Asphalt to Fight Foul Odors and Be Good Neighbors

Helping Laurel Asphalt to Fight Foul Odors and Be Good Neighbors

One of the unavoidable byproducts of the asphalt production process is a mixture of volatile hydrocarbons, mercaptans, hydrogen sulfide, and heat, which may cause a unique mixture of foul odors. When this happens, many asphalt producers ...


Energy & Renewables

Going Further with Food: The Rise of Channelling Food Waste for Biogas Production

Going Further with Food: The Rise of Channelling Food Waste for Biogas Production

Almost 50% of the total amount of food thrown away in the UK comes from our homes, representing over seven million tonnes of food and drink wasted from British households annually. Wasting this food costs the average household £470 ...


Environmental Management

Sustainability and productivity – how can businesses successfully achieve both?

Sustainability and productivity – how can businesses successfully achieve both?

Every business is aware of the challenges associated with helping to increase productivity without the move having a detrimental impact on other areas of the business. If processes can be streamlined and output increased, most businesses ...


Health & Safety

The Mobile Advantage: How Technology is Changing EHSQ Management

The Mobile Advantage: How Technology is Changing EHSQ Management

There was a time when handling a mobile device in the workplace was deliberately avoided – it may even have resulted in some stern words from your boss. Not too long ago the very idea of swiping a smartphone on the job, in ...


Monitoring & Testing

Primary Standard Gas Flow Calibration—The Only Guarantee of Accuracy

Primary Standard Gas Flow Calibration—The Only Guarantee of Accuracy

At Sierra, we have a saying: “An instrument’s accuracy is only as good as its calibration.” The accuracy of your mass flow controller (MFC) is essential in assuring the efficiency, performance, and quality of ...


Soil & Groundwater

Drill King International is exploring reverse-circulation drilling opportunities in Chile

Drill King International is exploring reverse-circulation drilling opportunities in Chile

The new XT RC50 hammer from Drill King International completed drilling trials at the beginning of August 2016. This 5in (127mm) reverse-circulation (RC) hammer is the first one from the XT (Extreme Torque) series, introduced by the ...


Waste & Recycling

Organics Recycling In North Carolina

Organics Recycling In North Carolina

A recent study by state agency analyzed organic materials recycled since 2011, as well as food waste recovered in 2015. Findings show substantial organics recycling capacity. The North Carolina Department of Environmental Quality (NC DEQ) ...


Water & Wastewater

Accessing Innovation Through Research and Development

Accessing Innovation Through Research and Development

Accessing Innovation Through Research and Development Where there’s a problem there’s a solution, sometimes it just takes a little ingenuity to get there. When you’re in the business of providing solutions to municipal ...


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