Environmental Industry Articles

Air & Climate

High Rate Biological Odour Control Demonstration for Biosolids Exhausts

High Rate Biological Odour Control Demonstration for Biosolids Exhausts

Abstract Biorem has successfully demonstrated its high rate odour control system for biosolids exhausts at Ashbridges Bay sewage treatment plant in Toronto, Ontario. The demonstration used XLD™, a biofiltration media engineered ...


Energy & Renewables

How is biodiesel produced?

How is biodiesel produced?

This article is the first in a series that will take a close look at alternative fuels production and source materials. Over the next several months, we will cover natural gas, propane, ethanol, hydrogen, and fuel cells. This month, we ...


Environmental Management

Walmart uses UL The Wercs to analyze products and drive sustainability - Case Study

Walmart uses UL The Wercs to analyze products and drive sustainability - Case Study

Founded in 1962, Walmart has become one of the largest providers of general merchandise and groceries in the world. With fiscal sales over $400 billion annually, Walmart employs over 2 million employees in 28 countries. One ...


Health & Safety

What is Intrinsic safety and ATEX?

What is Intrinsic safety and ATEX?

What is intrinsic safety? Intrinsic safety (IS) is a low energy signalling technique that ensures the safe operation of electrical equipment in hazardous areas by limiting the energy – both electrical and thermal ...


Monitoring & Testing

Map Algal Blooms with Satellite Remote Sensing Technology

Map Algal Blooms with Satellite Remote Sensing Technology

The quality of water bodies is a key determinant in the usability of the resource for the purpose required. It is therefore of great importance to managers of hydrologic resources to be able to confidently tell the status of their water ...


Soil & Groundwater

Hand-Mix Case Study: SMR Soil Stabiliser Experience in Devon

Hand-Mix Case Study: SMR Soil Stabiliser Experience in Devon

Success in the Use of Recycled Aggregate Despite being the Highway Authority with the largest U.K. network, (some 12900 km) and having reputedly one of the strictest Street Works regimes in England; Devon County Council have been very ...


Waste & Recycling

Dispersed Phase Inertisation (DPI): A New Technology for the Treatment of Landfill Leachate and Complex Water

Dispersed Phase Inertisation (DPI): A New Technology for the Treatment of Landfill Leachate and Complex Water

Inertisation is thus far the only technology for the conversion of leachate and contaminated water into an inert product, thereby facilitating handling and disposal in MSW landfills. Introduction One of the most complex aspects of the ...


Water & Wastewater

Tertiary Nitrification Process - Case Study

Tertiary Nitrification Process - Case Study

Our nitrification process was originally developed for ammonia removal from activated sludge final effluent. However, it has since been applied to sludge liquor ("reject water", "centrate" or "filtrate") treatment. It is also suitable for ...


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