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  • Thoroughly modern installers keep on industry trend

    The ErP Directive, through its various iterations since 2009, not only places high demands on the efficiency levels of a wide range of heating products, and especially hot water storage in our homes, but also on installers to communicate the benefits of greater energy efficiency to their customers. If the target to reduce energy use by 20% by 2020 is remotely realistic, not only has product ...


    By Kingspan Environmental Ltd

  • How to make top-down and bottom-up sustainability converge

    Fits and starts are all too common in the sustainability world. One year you have budget for initiatives; the next you don’t. Management hails cost savings on individual projects, but they miss the big picture and fail to link progress across departmental boundaries. Bottom-up progress and top-down directives pass each other like proverbial ships in the night. But it doesn’t have to ...


    By CH2M Hill Companies, Ltd.

  • Sludge Blanket Level Detection – making new process opportunities possible

    Much Pulsar's Self-Cleaning Viper Sludge Sensor of the demonstrating the effective maintenance-free solution. discussion around the way we deal with sewage sludge – the way it is moved around the process, the bellmouth valves and decant processes, the downstream treatment of the liquors, important issues around TOTEX and discharge Compliance, plus more recently the ...

  • Gavin Russell, Sales Engineer at TOMRA Sorting Recycling, is sharing key considerations on managing MRF upgrades

    Gavin Russell, Sales Engineer at TOMRA Sorting Recycling, analyses the rising volume of MRF upgrades, considers the rationale driving such decisions, and shares some ideas on how to manage a successful upgrade. Material quality issues Whilst material quality is a primary factor in any evaluation of an MRF’s performance, this can be influenced by a range of ...


    By TOMRA Sorting (TITECH)

  • Strategic management of water resources important to Ontario craft breweries

    The vast majority of craft breweries in Ontario understand the need to improve their water and resource management performance to save money, protect the environment and enhance community relations. This was a major finding of a survey of Ontario craft breweries conducted in the fall of 2016 that found 97 per cent of respondents agree that better water management is important or very important to ...


    By BLOOM

  • Rainfall, Runoff and Infiltration Re-visited

    Introduction The flow variations in sewers have been modelled for several years with a comparatively high degree of accuracy as far as the diurnal variations and responses to climatic conditions are concerned. However, until comparatively recently the variations in flow due to fluctuations in groundwater levels, soil storage capacity and wetness of the catchment have only been modelled in basic ...


    By Innovyze

  • Chemical Industry: Plant has Cleaner Discharge & Re-sells Oil

    Oil Skimmers, Inc. helps a polyvinyl chloride resins plant remove oil from its wastewater, enabling the company to re-sell the oil for additional profits.  ...


    By Oil Skimmers, Inc.

  • Why choose SPC Re-form™ sorbents?

    More and more industries are using SPC Re-Form sorbents for the control and clean up of industrial liquids in their workplace. They are: Environmentally Friendly Better Absorbency Cost ...


  • EH&S Certification: You`re Worth It!

    I get it. We all do. You feel run down with the stresses of everyday life. You don't have time for one more thing that's going to take up hours in your day. But when was the last time you did something just for YOU? Have you made yourself a priority lately? That's hard, isn't it? We find it easier to give to other people than we do to ourselves. Here's a gift to yourself you should really ...


    By Bowen EHS, LLC

  • On energy, we`re finally walking the walk

    The United States has entered a new energy era, ending a century of rising carbon emissions. As the U.S. delegation prepares for the international climate negotiations in Copenhagen in December, it does so from a surprisingly strong position, one based on a dramatic 9 percent drop in U.S. carbon emissions over the past two years and the promise of further huge reductions. Prominent among these ...


  • Novice founders and re-starters in Japanese business society

    We divide the 941 new Japanese entrepreneurs into 'novice founders' and 're-starters' in business, and compare the effects of their comparative advantages on economic performance. When observing the actual sales and the liquidity constraints at start-up, re-starters do not always suffer a disadvantage in Japanese business society. Good performance depends on the start-up industry. In this point, ...


    By Inderscience Publishers

  • Re-writing the ecological metaphor: Part 1

    Biological, evolutionary or ecological metaphors underpin much of theorisation in the social sciences in general, and the themes of inter-firm competition and technological change in particular. The argument advanced in this paper is that the use of ecological metaphors has been partial and selective. In key areas of theorisation such as industrial ecology the selective use of ecological ...


    By Inderscience Publishers

  • TQM, strategic management and business process re-engineering: the future challenge

    American industry was forced to realise that, in order to succeed in today's global market, they must produce high quality products. This paper addresses the importance of integrating TQM, strategic management and business process re-engineering. It also shows how US commitment to quality is paying off. Finally, the paper discusses the impact of quality on US industry both today and in the ...


    By Inderscience Publishers

  • Re-writing the ecological metaphor, Part 2: the example of diversity

    As the discipline has expanded, so questions have been asked of the limits to the industrial ecology metaphor and its status, by some of the practitioners, as an objective science. Moreover, the emergence of industrial ecology into the policy arena has inevitably presaged normative considerations over the integration of social, political, organisational and cultural factors for the discipline. ...


    By Inderscience Publishers

  • Re-Building Water Supply and Collection Systems in Sofia, Bulgaria

    The operation of water distribution and collection systems throughout the municipality of Sofia, the capital of Bulgaria, is the responsibility of Sofiyska Voda AD, a company formed in October 2000 comprising International Water / United Utilities and the City of Sofia. Under a 25-year concession agreement, Sofiyska Voda is undertaking a very significant investment programme that will transform ...


    By Innovyze

  • 'Total environ-mentality' culture: re-engineering the American nuclear power industry through learning from multi-national, multi-level experience

    Applying lessons learned at the national, the utility, and the plant level, from selected segments of the world-wide nuclear power industry, might facilitate an environmentally acceptable renaissance in the US. It can be deduced that the core of all the continuous quality improvement and re-engineering programmes, championed by the top management of nuclear power utilities around the world, ...


    By Inderscience Publishers

  • Design education for sustainability: a design studio project on the re-contextualisation of the wind-up radio

    The drive towards globalisation has not only environmental and social implications, as there is a marked effect also on designers and the design process. Today, the mass production of electronic and electrical products is typically outsourced, and it is apparent that most end up being discarded while still functioning properly. With the intention of raising a critical discussion and promoting a ...


    By Inderscience Publishers

  • Re–examining the growth–emissions nexus: does the latecomer advantage alter the environmental Kuznets curve?

    The Environmental Kuznets Curve (EKC) hypothesis describes an inverted U–shaped relationship between environmental quality indicators and per capita income. In comparison to previous studies on the EKC, this paper tests for the potential advantage of latecomer economies. It is presumed that latecomers will learn from the more efficient pollution abatement technologies employed by their ...


    By Inderscience Publishers

  • Fully automatic prime/re-priming system handles air/liquid mixtures with ease

    Cornell’s Redi-Prime® system addresses the fundamental requirement of customers to have pumps that are easy to operate, re-prime under lift condition, and eliminate carry-over issues of liquids when priming the pump.  Repriming becomes important when entrainment (due to a snore condition) or vortexing occurs. The vacuum pump is always running, so when the liquid ...


    By Cornell Pump Company

  • EEI`s Efforts in Helping to Re-build Hurricanes Katrina & Rita Affected Zones

    Untitled Document Dear Environmental Professionals, Hurricanes Katrina & Rita ...


    By Enviro-Equipment, Inc.

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