environmental service Articles

  • 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

  • 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

  • NASA picks Jacobs for environmental engineering services

    Jacobs (Dallas) has been selected by NASA to provide architect-engineer environmental engineering services at the Marshall Space Flight Center (MSFC) in Alabama and other NASA properties. One of 10 NASA field centers, MSFC has been the lead for the Space Shuttle, International Space Station, and the Space Launch System. "As NASA's largest solutions provider, we can effectively deliver ...

  • CSOs Reduced by 77%, SSOs Reduced by 78%

    Nashville, TN - The City of Nashville struggled with excessive overflows totaling 158 SSOs and 30 CSOs in 1989 and 1990. They found themselves with a consent decree and officials immediately started abatement programs to address both issues. A long term flow monitoring network was installed by ADS Environmental Services along with I/I analysis designed to isolate the ...


    By ADS Environmental Services

  • Pump Stations Transfer of Ownership

    The change in ownership of private sewage pumping stations is set to take place from now until October 2016. CountyClean Environmental Services advise on the changes currently underway. Some privately owned pumping ...

  • 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

  • Project Brief - CSOs Reduced by 77%, SSOs Reduced by 78% - City of Nashville, Tennessee

    Permanent Flow Monitoring Nashville, TN - The City of Nashville struggled with excessive overflows totaling 158 SSOs and 30 CSOs in 1989 and 1990. They found themselves with a consent decree and officials immediately started abatement programs to address both issues. A permanent flow monitoring network was installed by ADS® Environmental Services along with I/I analysis designed to isolate the ...


    By ADS Environmental Services

  • Saved Over $1 Million in Unnecessary Expenses

    Santa Barbara, CA - The City of Santa Barbara (CSB) serves nearly 100,000 customers. During the seasonal rains, deteriorating and aging sewer pipes permit unwanted I/I to enter the system raising the risk of sanitary sewer overflows. Santa Barbara recognized that a more comprehensive understanding of their systems performance was necessary to more proactively manage and rehabilitate the City’s ...


    By ADS Environmental Services

  • 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

  • Strategic Marketing to gain Competitive Advantage in the Environmental Industry

    WHY is Marketing Important? During the 1980s, the commercial environmental services industry grew by leaps and bounds -- growth rates of 25% and 30% per year were not uncommon, often for several consecutive years. Even in the 'softer' and more competitive segments of the environmental business, simply hanging out a shingle was often enough to attract increasing business in this seller's market. ...

  • 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

  • PROJECT BRIEF - Saved Over $1 Million in Unnecessary Expenses - Santa Barbara, California

    Temporary Flow Monitoring Santa Barbara, CA - The City of Santa Barbara (CSB) serves nearly 100,000 customers. During the seasonal rains, deteriorating and aging sewer pipes permit unwanted I/I to enter the system raising the risk of sanitary sewer overflows. Santa Barbara recognized that a more comprehensive understanding of their systems performance was necessary to more proactively manage ...


    By ADS Environmental Services

  • Seagull Deterrent System to a Power Company

    Eco Environmental installed anti bird netting on large expanse of roof while allowing maintenance access Background Eco Environmental Services Ltd were introduced to the Bristol Office on the recommendation of their own staff at Taunton where we had previously completed a successful roof net. ...

  • Ecodesign for services: an innovative comprehensive method

    Service organisations, as well as manufacturing ones, may be responsible for significant negative environmental impacts. To minimise them and to aim to those market segments that are sensitive to environmental issues, service organisations could improve the environmental soundness of their services through the integration of environmental issues in the design processes. In an attempt to meet ...


    By Inderscience Publishers

  • Project YIT Construction Ltd, Infraservices - Helsinki, Finland - Case Study

    Client: YIT Construction Ltd, Infraservices End user: Helsinki Region Environmental Service Authority Location: Helsinki, Finland Period: 2013 - 2014 Being the biggest sewage treatment plant in Finland and Scandinavia, the Viikinmäki underground plant was extended by building a new biological treatment line ...


    By Econet group Ltd.

  • Understanding Environmental Insurance & How it Works for You

    For environmental contractors and consultants, environmental insurance provides them with the ability to grow a business and bid on contracts. Without the correct limits, or complete coverage, a company is unlikely to be awarded lucrative contracts.   It’s important for environmental contractors and consultants to understand their insurance needs and what is covered in their policies. ...

  • Hospitals get charge out of recycling batteries

    Environmentally conscious hospitals that find themselves with a glut of dying and dead batteries have an easy and readily available cure: Recycling. Whether ubiquitous alkalines, lead-acid, lithium or other types of batteries, recycling companies and independent brokers have programs in place nationwide/worldwide to make disposing of conked out power cells a simple matter. There’s also always the ...

  • 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

  • Field demonstration of a near-real-time multi-metals ambient fence line monitor case study

    National emissions standards for hazardous air pollutants (HAPs) are required under Section 112 of the Clean Air Act to limit the release of specified HAPs. Permitting, monitoring and enforcement of these emission limits are an integral part of managing air quality to protect human health and the environment. However, this is difficult and highly uncertain in the case of fugitive emissions ...

  • OTM 17: Determination of Metal Concentrations Using Filters and Solid Sorbents in XRF Analyisis case study

    Eli Lilly and Company (Lilly) operates a waste incineration system located at the Tippecanoe Laboratories in Lafayette, Indiana. This incinerator system includes an Xact multi-metals continuous emissions monitoring system (Xact-CEMS, manufactured by Cooper Environmental Services, LLC) for demonstrating attainment with the Hazardous Waste Combustor MACT for semi-volatile metals, low-volatile ...

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