Environmental Industry Articles

Air & Climate

Is it really take off time for climate action in the aviation sector?

Is it really take off time for climate action in the aviation sector?

Over the next two weeks, government officials, airlines and environmental groups are meeting in Montreal to agree a deal which they hope will allow global climate action for the aviation sector to finally take off. This is important ...


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

Environmental impacts of ocean-energy systems: a life-cycle assessment

Environmental impacts of ocean-energy systems: a life-cycle assessment

Ocean-energy technologies — which harvest renewable energy from the sea — will have a significant role to play in a future low-carbon society. A recent life-cycle analysis of different ocean-energy devices has found that ...


Health & Safety

Working safely around hazardous materials and contaminants

Working safely around hazardous materials and contaminants

The first step in working safely around hazardous materials should always be a hazard assessment review. The OSHA standard mandates companies must conduct a hazard assessment to identify the appropriate personal protective equipment (PPE) ...


Monitoring & Testing

ZF has improved pump production with an Equator gauging system - compact, rugged and able to inspect - Case Study

ZF has improved pump production with an Equator gauging system - compact, rugged and able to inspect - Case Study

ZF Marine in Padua, Italy, a manufacturer of pumps for marine propulsion systems, was looking for faster process control, with greater measurement capability. “We realised that it was possible to save time,” explains Gerardo ...


Soil & Groundwater

UncerTZ Consortium - Time to Depth Conversion Evolved

UncerTZ Consortium - Time to Depth Conversion Evolved

Near the end of 2015 Geovariances committed itself into building a new, sophisticated tool for Time to Depth conversion in Reservoir Characterization. The challenges petitioned by the consortium partners were not easy. It included features ...


Waste & Recycling

Retail Strategy: A New Focus on Hazardous Waste Regulations

Retail Strategy: A New Focus on Hazardous Waste Regulations

America’s hazardous waste management program ensures the safe management of hazardous waste from the “cradle to the grave”. Many of these regulations were developed more than three decades ago, so it is important we ...


Water & Wastewater

Phosphorus control protects surface waters

Phosphorus control protects surface waters

Phosphorus is the decisive factor for excessive algae and plant growth in water bodies, that’s why quality standards require reductions in the amount of phosphorus released from wastewater treatment plants into rivers and lakes. In ...


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