Environmental Impacts Articles

  • 40 mil HDPE Liner for Salt Evaporation Pond Project in Turkey - Case Study

    40 mil HDPE liner is the widely used HDPE geomembrane liner which is made from high-density polyethylene by triple layer coextrusion and film-blowing technology, about 2% carbon black, antioxidant, anti-aging and UV-resistance components are added.  HDPE liner exhibits excellent chemical and UV resistance, ...

  • CETO 5 - Perth (WA) Project

    The Perth Project was the first demonstration of a complete grid-connected CETO system anywhere in the world, the only wave project to consist of three units operating together in an array and the only wave project globally to produce both power and freshwater. The Project produced power and freshwater for the Australian Department of Defence to supply Australia’s largest ...


    By Carnegie Clean Energy

  • In-process management of hazardous waste cuts costs

    Innovation from econ industries enables risk-free and cost-efficient in-process management of hazardous waste for industry. Traditionally, management of industrial waste is a four-stage process: (1) storage at source; (2) evaluation of waste disposal options; (3) collection and transportation; and (4) treatment and disposal or recycling. PyroPlas is an advanced technological solution for ...

  • British Columbia Approved Water Quality Guidelines (Canada)

    1.     Why do we have British Columbia Approved Water Quality Guidelines? The British Columbia Approved Water Quality Guidelines (BC WQG) are policy statements that stipulate environmental benchmarks. The guidelines provide safe levels of substances for the protection of given water use, including drinking water, aquatic life, recreation and agriculture. The guidelines are ...

  • Case-Study: Kakinada Smart City Environmental Monitoring

    Kakinada Municipal Corporation partnered with Sterlite Tech to analyze their city’s environment and create awareness among people. Oizom installed multiple Polludrones all across the city to monitor the city level pollution and spread awareness regarding environmental health among the local residents. Smart City monitoring solution was designed to monitor Gases, Noise, Dust, and weather parameter ...


    By Oizom Instruments Pvt. Ltd.

  • Reduce, Reuse, Recycle

    Produce quality water safe for reuse and discharge Wastewater generated from agricultural and food operations has certain characteristics that set it apart from common municipal wastewater. High concentrations of biochemical oxygen demand (BOD) and suspended solids, organic waste, pesticides, oils, fats, and greases, as well as contaminants such as growth hormones and antibiotics, are ...


    By Kemco Systems, Co. LLC

  • Looking beyond the horizon: A practical approach to Deviation Management

    It is an undisputed fact that Quality is the number one most important aspect of manufacturing. That’s why you’ll find many quality standards throughout industries and the world. Any industry where more criticality or complexity is involved, the same way more stringent and stricter compliance requirements exist in terms of the applicable industry standard. And why not? For ...


    By Qualityze Inc

  • How to Manage Supply Chain Sustainability During COVID-19

    At the beginning of 2020, sustainability was one of the hottest topics in logistics. Consumers and shareholders alike are paying closer attention to the environmental impact of the companies they support and invest in, and that scrutiny gets passed down through the supply chain to the logistics companies that distribute food. Now, not even six months into the year, the Coronavirus disease ...

  • Closing the Loop on Chemical Recycling

    Around the globe, pressure on our resources is rising due to population growth and a growing middle class whose level of consumption is increasing. In order to match limited resources with this demand, producers must do more with less. The looming climate crisis and other environmental challenges require businesses not only to be more efficient, but to use resources in a sustainable way. The ...


    By Sphera

  • What is an Environmental Product Declaration (EPD)?

    Sustainable Building Materials European environmental policy is increasingly focusing on the impact of products on the environment. Adopting an end-to-end view of the product life cycle is a key idea in the development of legal requirements and standards. The aim is to continuously improve environmental ...


    By Sphera

  • Chemical risk management

    The most severe industrial accidents are those involving dangerous chemicals, as they represent a significant threat to health and the environment. Furthermore, such accidents cause huge economic losses and disrupt sustainable growth. However, the use of large amounts of hazardous chemicals is inevitable in some industrial sectors that are essential to a modern industrialized society. To minimize ...


    By Meteosim S.L.

  • 4 Stats that Show How Quality Management Impacts Product Recalls

    This is the the latest in a series of blog posts detailing results from ETQ's 2020 industry trends and attitudes survey on the changing  role of quality as a strategic business initiative. When we started surveying businesses ...


    By EtQ, LLC

  • Environmental testing predicts product performance and functionality

    Environmental testing, as a type of reliability testing, has evolved into a method of predicting how the product's use environment affects product performance and functionality. That is to say, before the product is put on the market, the environmental test is used to assess the degree of environmental impact on the product; when the function of the product is affected, the environmental test is ...

  • Quality Risk Management in Annex 1; 6.1

    The use of Quality Risk Management (QRM) principles and risk-based approaches are prominent expectations throughout the Annex 1 draft. Risk-based approaches are mentioned 43 times in the draft reinforcing the importance of using Risk Based approaches in all aspects of sterile product manufacturing. In part 2 of our five part series, we highlight ...


    By Particle Measuring Systems

  • High Tech Research Centre - Case Study

    The UK’s new High Temperature Research Centre (HTRC) has been designed to provide the UK with world-leading R&D capabilities in investment casting – and to tackle the dust extraction and fume extraction challenges these processes involve, both today and in the future, Western Air Ducts has designed and installed a complete, intelligent LEV system. The showcase £60m facility, ...


    By Western Air Ducts UK Ltd.

  • 2014 – 2018 Sustainability Benchmarking Report Published

    This 2014-2018 Sustainability Benchmarking report provides a five-year snapshot of the data collected from participating breweries from calendar years 2014 through 2018. The Brewers Association has published three annual reports (2015, 2016, 2017) summarizing the results of breweries that have ...


    By Brewers Association

  • What Exactly Is The Technique Of Sewage Sludge Management?

    Sewage sludge may be the end product of wastewater which includes undergone treatment. It consists of inorganic and organic materials. These materials could be a variety of materials including high concentrations of plant nutrients, pathogens and organic chemicals. Therefore, it is essential that this sludge is properly managed and treated in order that it may have a less severe environmental ...

  • 3 Benefits With Waste Tyre Recycling Plant You Have To Know

    Maybe you've heard a friend or family member talking about recycling their used tyres. It's surprising how few individuals are aware that waste tire recycling plants exist and they are the best way to eliminate unwanted tyres. Should you aren't yet in love with the theory, then we've organized just a few of their key benefits so that you can consider 1. An Eco-Friendly Source Of Needed ...

  • How You Can Save Money on Tank Cleaning with Robots

    Keeping industrial tanks clean is vital to keeping a chemical plant functioning properly. The process of removing sludge hasn’t changed much in decades, but the tools that are used to do it have. It’s a dirty and dangerous process that can be potentially harmful to employees who spend time in these tanks.  In 2020, many plants are still using human crews to clean these ...


    By Ecorobotics

  • The Benefits of Decentralized Desalination

    Large, traditional desalination plants may have the advantage of economy of scale, but the flexibility and efficiency of decentralized plants make them a superior option in many situations Decentralized desalination simply means siting smaller desalination plants near a source of demand for fresh water and a supply of saline water. Because of the historically ...


    By Fluence Corporation

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