environmental service Articles

  • The Phase 1 Environmental Assessment

    In today’s world where every property is subject to potential environmental risks a Phase 1 Environmental Site Assessment or ESA is an appropriate action to take. An ESA can help determine if the property has been contaminated by previous or current activities. The ESA can help protect the purchaser of a property from environmental risks prior to the closing on a property.  Lenders ...

  • Landfill pumps for Gas well dewatering - Case Study

    AutoPumps Keep the Power On for Thousands of Florida Homes Waste Management's Springhill Regional Landfill near Campbellton, Florida generates "green" energy by extracting and burning the methane in landfill gas. Its $7 million landfill gas energy (LFGE) plant, with six large Caterpillar engines running 24 hours a day, 7 days a week, is capable of producing 4.8 million watts of power. ...


    By QED Environmental Systems

  • What are the best companies for Zero Liquid Discharge Equipment and Technology?

    With an increasing push for environmental protection, many industrial facilities and effluent regulators are making decisions that lessen their impact on the environment and human health. Changes and implementations are constantly being discussed and met both nationally and internationally to change the way industrial facilities discharge waste, and it is important to know which companies are the ...


    By SAMCO Technologies, Inc.

  • Biosolids ban struck down

    In 1994, Los Angeles County Sanitation Districts (LACSD) bought a 4,700-acre farm (called Green Acres Farm) in southwest Kern County for the purpose of land applying biosolids from its 11 wastewater treatment plants. LACSD land applied 800 wet tons/day at this site for several years. In 2006, Kern County voters passed Measure E on the ballot with 83 percent approval. This measure banned ...


    By BioCycle Magazine

  • 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 Software Ltd.

  • 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 ...

  • Biofuel Promotion for Environmentally Sustainable Energy and Water Services

    The success of power sector reform in India will rely in part on groundwater management improvements in the agricultural sector. Unreliable power supply and subsidized tariff structures lead to excessive water pumping by farmers who tend to pump water based on the power supply made available to them. Over-pumping contributes to higher energy consumption and rapid depletion of the groundwater ...

  • A review of the environmental goods and services sector in the United Kingdom

    This paper proposes that policy makers and the Higher Education (HE) sector have a special duty to support the Environmental Goods and Services (EGS) industry. The EGS industry' market value was estimated at $484 billion in 1998. Legislation plays an important role in promoting industry demand. The HE sector has a unique role in the research and development of new sustainable processes, ...


    By Inderscience Publishers

  • 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

  • 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

  • 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

  • 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 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.

  • Honolulu, HI’s department of environmental services: Protecting its most precious resources

    Honolulu’s refuse collection can be dated back to the 1850s when the then-Hawaiian monarchy provided urban public services. Now, referred to as “opala” (the Hawaiian word for garbage), Honolulu’s trash is picked up by the Department of Environmental Services (ENV), which came into existence after a reorganization in 1998. Prior to that time, a small division within the ...


    By Waste Advantage Magazine

  • 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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