Environmental Industry Articles

Air & Climate

Air Conditioning That`s Out of This World

Air Conditioning That`s Out of This World

New materials enhance the cooling effects from outer space to reduce energy use in small- to medium-sized buildings Reducing air conditioning energy use by using new materials to enhance the cooling effects from outer space may not be ...


Energy & Renewables

Thermal oxidizers for natural gas savings - Case Study

Thermal oxidizers for natural gas savings - Case Study

It’s in the news every day; the natural gas production industry is experiencing record growth. The gas reserves in the United States are thought to hold enough natural gas for hundreds of years and the gas and oil industry has ...


Environmental Management

Anti-fungal compounds: emerging environmental contaminants

Anti-fungal compounds: emerging environmental contaminants

Azole fungicides are active ingredients in a range of pharmaceutical and personal care products, and are also used in agriculture. This study reviewed the sources, presence and risks of these compounds in the environment, finding evidence ...


Health & Safety

10 things you need to know about the new U.S. chemicals law

10 things you need to know about the new U.S. chemicals law

The updated Toxic Substances Control Act brings new hope for protecting Americans’ health and environment. Here's what it does — and doesn’t — do. “This is a big deal,” said President Barack Obama as he ...


Monitoring & Testing

Gas Mass Flow Control: Why Thermal Mass Flow Technology is Recommended for Best Accuracy!

Gas Mass Flow Control: Why Thermal Mass Flow Technology is Recommended for Best Accuracy!

It’s no secret. Price, but perhaps more importantly, performance, drive every new product acquisition you make.  How important is measurement accuracy and control to your lab experiment or industrial process? It’s ...


Soil & Groundwater

An Introduction to Bioremediation and its Applications

An Introduction to Bioremediation and its Applications

A variety of toxic chemicals, metals, and effluents are created and used in industrial processes. These elements need to be degraded to ensure that they do not harm the environment when disposed. A specialized process and equipment are ...


Waste & Recycling

Ecopark 4, Spain, trusts AUTOSORT for the efficient automation of its separation processes - Case Study

Ecopark 4, Spain, trusts AUTOSORT for the efficient automation of its separation processes - Case Study

Ecopark 4 in Hostalets de Pierola (Barcelona), part of the infrastructure of the Barcelona Metropolitan Area (AMB), uses ten of TOMRA Sorting Recycling's AUTOSORT optical separators, which currently recover 90% of sortable material. This ...


Water & Wastewater

Case Study: Fighting Wipes at Wonderland Pumping Station

Case Study: Fighting Wipes at Wonderland Pumping Station

JWC Monsters never back down in the fight against tough wipes clogs! Problem: Clogged pumps and reweaving of materials Solution: Wipes Ready Channel Monster Dealing with tough debris and clogged pumps and pipes are significant and ...


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