Environmental Compliance Articles

  • Sustainability:What Does It Mean?

    The term sustainability is used more and more but there is a multitude of different definitions and applications for this term in the horticultural industry. Sustainability is defined as the “avoidance of the depletion of natural resources in order to maintain an ecological balance.” ...


    By BioSafe Systems, LLC

  • Process vent treatment at major Gulf coast chemical plant - Case Study

    Project highlights and product features Compact, self-contained unit for process vent application treating influent of 30,000 ppm at 2SCFH Media capacity is renewable in place using steam, regenerating to a process receiver for product recovery Addresses new regulatory requirement for emission control on continuous process vents that previously vented to ...


    By ECT2

  • Ergonomics: A Winning Formula For Improved Quality, Safety And Production

    International Products Corporation (IPC) recently upgraded their manufacturing facility with the installation of a 20-liter liquid filling line that not only provides for a quicker, more efficient manufacturing process but also provides ergonomic benefits for workers. The new station was engineered, manufactured and installed by Inline Filling Systems. ...

  • China Wholesale Parallel Shaft Gear Transmission Unit for Cement plant

    1. Product DesignThe Parallel Shaft Geared Reduction Motors refers to the same kind of products abroad and adopts the new design, which is mainly shown in:a. Highly modular, with fewer types of gauges and more gearbox specifications.b. High transfer power and high operation reliability. 2. Mounting TypeParallel Shaft Geared Reduction Motors have two-stage ...


    By Sogears

  • Advantages of using planetary gear motors that we can supply and manufactures

    1. Introductionusing planetary gear motors are mounted on stepping motors and servo motors to reduce speed, increase torque and match inertia. Advantages of using planetary gear motors rated input speed up to 18000 RPM (about reducer itself size, speed reducer, the greater the rated input speed, the smaller) above, working temperature in - 25 ℃ to 100 ℃ or so commonly, by changing the grease can ...


    By Sogears

  • K Series Cylindrical Gear Reduction for Plate Feeder

    1. CharacteristicsThe KDAB Cylindrical Gear Reduction structure design adopts the priority number system for specifications, main parameters and transmission ratio. The standardization and generalization of parts are high, and the interchangeability is good, which is convenient for organizing production and delivery. The KDAB Cylindrical Gear Reduction is made of high-quality alloy ...


    By Sogears

  • Georgia Power saves time and money while assuring compliance - Case Study

    The Enviance System, available on demand from any location with Internet access, is used by 90 transmission and distribution centers Georgia Power, the largest of Southern Company’s five electric utilities, has been providing ...


    By Enviance, Inc.

  • Illustrating our best solutions - Case study

    Sierra CP can help you design, build or upgrade your next world class engine and vehicle test facility.  Our working style is one of teamwork, innovation, flexible solutions and challenging the status quo in all that we do.  Your facility must reflect your brand to the highest level in look and feel and back it up with excellent testing ...


    By Sierra Instruments, Inc.

  • Union Investment - Case Study

    Improving Sustainability Performance and Reporting of Real Estate Portfolios. Union Investment, one of Europe’s leading asset managers, strives for continuous enhancement of the environmental impact of its highly diversified Real Estate Portfolio (including offices, hotels, shopping centres, and logistics buildings) spread over 24 countries. Their property divisions alone manage a ...


    By thinkstep

  • Environmental Product Declaration - Case Study

    Industry-wide EPDs boost brand value while driving innovation. This case study looks at three trade associations that have worked with thinkstep to chart the path for industry-wide EPDs. Life cycle-based EPDs have been adopted as a recognized tool for disclosing the environmental impact of products in all major green building schemes around the world. Just as nutrition labels are required on ...


    By thinkstep

  • Global warming to result in widespread crop loss to insects

    Rice, corn and wheat loss rates could rise by up to 25% with every 1˚C increase to global temperatures as insects start to eat and breed more, new research has found. Led by researchers at Washington University, the ...

  • Conflict minerals

    New rules show the value of knowing your supply chain Read how thinkstep can help you comply with Dodd Frank and other issues. With Dodd Frank and other conflict mineral rules being just one part of a complex network of regulations, mandates and demands from customers for action on a wide range of issues, taking action to comply with it can be part of a pro-active approach ...


    By thinkstep

  • The Environmental Product Declaration 2.0 concept

    A new way of integrating life cycle management. Building products manufacturers increasingly use LCA based information for their environmental communication. ISO 14025 consistent Environmental Product Declarations (EPD) provide an ideal format and verification structure, to deliver unbiased information transparently. The EPDs themselves are on the one hand side used in ...


    By thinkstep

  • Transparency and the role of environmental product declarations

    The use and importance of EPDs in the validation and certification of life cycle-based product environmental impacts. The Whitepaper reviews the steps in creating Environmental Product Declarations consistent with the requirements of ISO 14025 2006, Environmental labels and declarations — Type III environmental declarations — Principles and procedures, and discusses the important ...


    By thinkstep

  • Knowledge is power

    A guide to improve Enterprise Sustainability Performance. The white paper is a guide for people in sustainable business that want to learn about  sustainability content such as best practice libraries, performance benchmarks and impact profiles to achieve improved Enterprise Sustainability Performance. Please, click ...


    By thinkstep

  • Substance compliance for sustainability

    Turning requirements into opportunities. Answers for industry. Substance compliance helps manufacturers develop products that comply with government mandated environmental regulations. Companies that leverage compliance as an integral element in their lifecycle processes (as opposed to treating compliance only as an event) gain competitive advantage by getting their products ...


    By thinkstep

  • Analox partner Tomco2 offers the whole package for maximum efficiency

    TOMCO2 prides itself on being the expert in everything CO2, they provide trusted CO2solutions including long life tanks, CO2 transportation and dry ice equipment, alongside exceptional engineering and expertise to understand ...


    By Analox Sensor Technology

  • Analyzer underpins growth of container inspection company - Case study

    After a career as a customs officer in the Netherlands, Wim van Tienen was well aware of the toxic gas hazards presented by some freight containers, so in 2009 he started a company, Van Tienen Milieuadvies B.V., offering gas analysis and safety advice. The company grew quickly and now employs 23 staff. Wim attributes a large part of this success to the advanced FTIR gas detection and ...


    By Gasmet Technologies Oy

  • Zameer Qureshi Presents “The European REACH Regulation – Basic Concepts and Key Issues for NACD Members”

    On February 22, 2018, Zameer Qureshi, Legal Consultant to The Acta Group EU, Ltd (Acta EU), presented “The European REACH Regulation – Basic Concepts and Key Issues for NACD Members” at a National Association of Chemical Distributors (NACD) webinar.  This presentation covered an overview of the European Union’s (EU) ...


    By Bergeson & Campbell, P.C.

  • Inside EPA Features Comments From B&C “Chemical Regulation in 2018” Webinar

    On February 21, 2018, the Inside EPA article, “Beck Suggests Trump Hiring Cap Undermines EPA's TSCA Implementation,” included comments from James V. Aidala, Senior Government Affairs Consultant with Bergeson & Campbell, P.C. (B&C®) and Nancy B. Beck, Ph.D., D.A.B.T., Deputy Assistant Administrator of the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency’s (EPA) Office of Chemical ...


    By Bergeson & Campbell, P.C.

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