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

Bio Cabin Case Study

Bio Cabin Case Study

Site background: As a result of a previously successful planning application on one of their other farms, The Hampton Estate management team agreed that biomass was the preferred fuel for this new project. The project was to build new ...


Environmental Management

Removing Obstacles to Better, More Sustainable Business Decisions

Removing Obstacles to Better, More Sustainable Business Decisions

The Monetization Working Group in Action June was a very active month for the Monetization Working Group (MWG), which included participation in the 3rd Biennial Water Funds conference in Bogota, Colombia along with working sessions and a ...


Health & Safety

European Union RoHS Directive: Understanding Exemptions - White Paper

European Union RoHS Directive: Understanding Exemptions - White Paper

Exemptions play a significant role in complying with the European Union’s Restriction of Hazardous Substances (RoHS) Directive. In order to meet their requirements, companies must understand how exemptions work within the directive ...


Monitoring & Testing

Method Scaling in Preparative HPLC: Analytical Method & Preparative Method

Method Scaling in Preparative HPLC:  Analytical Method & Preparative Method

VOC:  “I tried to scale up my analytical HPLC method to prep and it didn’t work.” Andy:  This is one of the most common things we hear from chemists wanting to do preparative chromatography. We also hear the ...


Soil & Groundwater

What does EPA’s new guidance on greener cleanup activities mean to you?

What does EPA’s new guidance on greener cleanup activities mean to you?

On August 2, 2016, the United States Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) issued “Consideration of Greener Cleanup Activities in the Superfund Cleanup Process” in the form of a guidance memorandum to Regional Superfund ...


Waste & Recycling

The Ubiquitous Plastic Bag — And What To Do

The Ubiquitous Plastic Bag — And What To Do

Each year, Americans consume over 100 billion single use plastic bags, the most ubiquitous of all throwaway items. Their usefulness can be measured in minutes; unfortunately, the waste lingers longer, and can clog sewer lines, create ...


Water & Wastewater

Precipitation of aluminium and phosphates in effluents treated by membrane filtration - Case Study

Precipitation of aluminium and phosphates in effluents treated by membrane filtration - Case Study

Customer Application and Activity Decoral specializes in treating technical components made from aluminium and titanium through treatment steps such as anodizing and polishing. The effluents from its surface treatment plant are mainly ...


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