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

Environmental impact of recycling metals from ships: a life cycle assessment

Environmental impact of recycling metals from ships: a life cycle assessment

New research has examined three different categories of Ecological Risk Assessment (ERA), each with different goals. The researchers find that overlaps between the three assessments could be combined to create a more comprehensive form of ...


Health & Safety

EPA’s Discretion on Whether to Require Inert Ingredients Disclosure Upheld

EPA’s Discretion on Whether to Require Inert Ingredients Disclosure Upheld

On June 29, 2016, the U.S. District Court for the Northern District of California (Court) issued an opinion dismissing the complaint and denying the motion for summary judgment of the Center for Environmental Health, Beyond Pesticides, and ...


Monitoring & Testing

Do You See What We See? Mass Spectrometry Imaging is Revealing Insights in Biomedical Research

Do You See What We See? Mass Spectrometry Imaging is Revealing Insights in Biomedical Research

The spatial distribution of molecular species in a sample can provide a wealth of information about biological, chemical and physiological processes. Mass spectrometry (MS) imaging is a rapidly developing research technique that enables ...


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

Film waste? Don`t take it to the landfill

Film waste? Don`t take it to the landfill

Recently, True Plastics Recycling, based in Carrollton, Texas, successfully commissioned a new recycling system, consisting of a WEIMA WLK 20 Jumbo single-shaft shredder and a Gamma Meccanica GM 180 recycling system to reuse industrial ...


Water & Wastewater

Simultaneous nitrification, denitrification and phosphorus removal (SNDPR) in a full-scale water reclamation plant located in warm climate

Simultaneous nitrification, denitrification and phosphorus removal (SNDPR) in a full-scale water reclamation plant located in warm climate

The combination of simultaneous nitrification-denitrification (SND) with enhanced biological phosphorus removal (EBPR) provides a more efficient and economically viable option for nutrient removal from municipal wastewater compared to ...


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