environmental service Articles

  • Environmental Services Industry:

    According to Environmental Business International Inc., the US environmental services industry is a $178.3 billion a year industry representing approximately 115,400 firms which employ 1.2 million individuals. While no industry can expect to totally avoid change, no other industry has seen as much change in such a short period of time. Environmental consultants and contractors face numerous ...


    By Crystal & Company

  • The management of environmental services in the City of Bologna

    This paper explores the debate around the pursuit of an integrated and participatory approach to environmental services within the Italian planning system, using the case of Bologna as a practical and innovative example. The Master Plan of Bologna, virtually unchanged since it was established in 1989, is not suited to dealing with the range of environmental issues evident today. The pursuit of an ...


    By Inderscience Publishers

  • Veolia environmental services case study

    Driving process efficiency for Veolia Veolia Environmental Services is the UK’s leading waste management company. They provide a range of key services to over a third of the UK population through approximately 130 Local Authorities across the UK. With almost 12,500 employees operating in a network of sites across the UK, Veolia Environmental Services is committed to the highest ...


    By Rivo, a Sphera Company

  • Urban environmental services: valuing the environmental benefits of solid waste recycling in Brazil

    Taking into account environmental and economic aspects, this research aims at estimating the environmental services produced by municipal solid waste (MSW) recycling. The text values the urban environmental services associated with the recycling of steel, aluminium, paper, plastic and glass present in MSW in Brazil. Estimates indicate that benefits of current recycling rates reaches something ...


    By Inderscience Publishers

  • Valuation of ecosystem services and strategic environmental assessment

    The concept of ecosystem services has received significant attention since the appearance of the Millennium Ecosystem Assessment (MA). Ecosystem services are the benefits people obtain from ecosystems. The MA has subdivided ecosystem services into four categories: provisioning such as the production of food and water; regulating, such as the control of climate and disease; supporting, such as ...

  • Environmental paradigms and organisations with an environmental mission

    Over the past 20 years scholars have argued that key to achieving sustainability are the paradigms of organisational leaders, with these needing to move away from anthropocentric toward sustaincentric and or ecocentric perspectives. This paper reports on an empirical study that explored the views of leaders of a series of environmentally focused organisations, linking their views to the paradigm ...


    By Inderscience Publishers

  • The Evolution of Competitive Advantage in Environmental Service Industries

    Are you still doing things the way you did ten years ago? Probably not. But obsolescence has a way of seeming to occur overnight, even in systems that have been tried-and-true for years or decades. It’s not always as obvious as finding the computer you just bought no longer has a floppy drive. For professional service providers, the need to differentiate causes constant evolution, but ...


    By Arkit

  • Rikers Island UST design & environmental services

    Design and Permitting of the upgrade fourteen (14) underground diesel & No. 6 fuel oil storage tanks with a combined tankage of over 540,000 gallons for a Major Oil Storage Facility. Project includes subsurface investigation, installation of soil borings, groundwater monitoring wells, non-destructive ultrasonic and volumetric tightness testing of tanks, tank design rehabilitation including ...


    By GEA Engineering PC

  • Social and environmental responsibility, service quality, corporate image and loyalty in logistics services

    This paper examines the impacts of service performance, corporate image and corporate social responsibility on customer loyalty in the logistics service context. The research is based on structural equation modelling applied to empirical data with 235 responses. The study confirms the fundamental importance of service performance on buyer’s loyalty in logistics outsourcing relationships. It has ...


    By Inderscience Publishers

  • The production of environmental services in rural areas: institutional sectors and proximities

    This paper proposes an analysis of environmental services produced in rural areas and their links with the notions of organised proximity and geographical proximity. Among the different concepts of environmental services, we use that suggested by service economics to focus on the forms of production of environmental services. We define an institutional sector as a group of economic agents and ...


    By Inderscience Publishers

  • Environmental Audit of Office Management (1991): Norwich Union Financial Services Group

     For an outlay of about $55,000 on new equipment and processes, Norwich Union has estimated savings of $217,000 per annum on its office running costs. The savings were in costs of energy, stores and stationery, car fleet management and waste management. Norwich also found that the initiative boosted staff morale, and has introduced similar procedures in its inter-state offices. Background ...


  • Ecosystem services and environmental decision making: Seeking order in complexity

    The concept that the sustainability of human well‐being and commercial development is dependent upon the preservation of natural resources is certainly not new but given the importance of sustaining ecosystem services (EsS) for human well‐being, the EsS concept is increasingly a component or even an underlying principle of environmental policy, legislation and management internationally. What ...


    By John Wiley & Sons, Ltd.

  • Ohio environmental service company skims oils and ends up skimming costs

    For Bluffton Aeration Service Inc. (BASI), purchasing an oil skimmer was more than a cost-effective method for recovering waste oil – it has been invaluable in reducing costs, generating revenue, and attracting new customers. BASI, located in Bluffton, Ohio, is a growing environmental service company that serves a variety of markets, ranging from industrial to municipal and residential. Terry ...


    By Oil Skimmers, Inc.

  • Environmental due diligence

    Emma Farthing, a Senior Manager of ENVIRON, and Simon Johnson, Managing Director of ENVIRON FRS (Financial Risk Services), explain how an integrated approach to environmental due diligence results in an effective risk management and transfer program that protects leverage buyouts and investors, which is also attractive to vendors and brings future added ...


    By ENVIRON

  • Beyond environmental due diligence

    Few businesses are completely free of environmental liability and many have significant exposure both historically and into the future for actions of the current and/or past owners/operators. Dr. Simon Johnson, of ENVIRON FRS (Financial Risk Services), provides a structured approach to managing the financial consequences of environmental liabilities in the middle ...


    By ENVIRON

  • Landfill environmental data management

    Client: Syngenta Limited Location: Bradley Park, UK Services: Landfill monitoring support service, environmental data management and reporting services Issues: Quality Assurance (QA) and Quality Control (QC). Control and trigger level compliance. Summary: ESI receives site monitoring data from the ...


    By ESI Consulting Ltd

  • Environmental Asset Management

    Location: 20+ Sites across the US Project Start Date: 2008 Element Markets manages emissions compliance for one of the largest private equity firms in the United States. Our client controls several projects that require an array of compliance services, and they rely on our expertise to centrally manage every aspect and to optimize value across their portfolio. ...


    By Element Markets LLC

  • The need for 'convention' in environmental valuation

    The rate of growth or decline in Gross Domestic Product (GDP) is reported quarterly in New Zealand and regarded as the paramount measure of how the nation is faring. However, the welfare of New Zealanders is determined by more than economic factors and the non-economic portion is not taken into account when only GDP, which measures monetary exchanges in the market place, is used as a gauge. ...


    By Inderscience Publishers

  • WinLims for environmental laboratories

    There are many different types of environmental laboratories testing diverse and varied samples, such as soils, waters, effluents, emissions, micro swabs, etc. A large proportion of these laboratories operate on a contract basis servicing numerous client companies, whilst others would be internal laboratories providing environmental analysis for the company site or group sites. To be able to ...

  • US Employment Survey: 2008 Environmental & Industrial Services Industry-Wide Survey

    Welcome to the 2008 Environmental and Industrial Services Industry-Wide Survey. This survey, conducted by Environmental Recruiting Services, explored various employment issues providing insight into industry demographics, compensation and work habits. Issues and experiences relating to the interview process, from the perspective of both the candidate and the client are examined. Finally, the ...


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