Health & Safety Articles

  • The Basics of Evapotranspiration

    Evapotranspiration (ET) represents the loss of water from the Earth’s surface from the combination of direct evaporation and plant transpiration. ET is usually expressed as a rate such as inches per day. Knowledge of ET is important for irrigation scheduling but it is also an important factor for other land use applications such as septic tank drain fields, watershed level budgeting, and ...

  • AMS is producing more than just soil sampling equipment

    Top of the line products are not the only thing that AMS produces. They also produce smiles on the faces of United States Troops overseas. The holidays can be lonely for U.S. troops, but it can also be immensely joyful when they know they have love and support from back home; not just from friends and family, but from complete strangers. AMS is a homegrown company in small town America. Even ...

  • 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

  • The largest source of anthropogenic mercury emissions

    The artisanal and small-scale gold mining (ASGM) is practiced in at least a dozen countries in Latin America. These industries are the largest source of anthropogenic mercury emissions which pollute the air, soil, and water and lead to severe problems with the human health. Therefore, mercury contamination has to be monitored and eliminated. We present you a whitepaper which outlines: ...


    By Lumex Instruments Group

  • What do you need for environmental protection?

    According to relevant data, China's scrap steel is currently entering a period of rapid growth, which may reach 300 million tons in the next decade. Scrap iron is one of the main ferrite raw materials for steelmaking. It not only saves energy but also protects the environment. ...

  • Show Us Your Baler!

    Do you have a Harmony baler in use at your housing, commercial, or medical facility? WE WANT TO SEE IT!  TELL US YOUR STORY! As a third generation, family-owned business, we love to hear stories of how our products are helping customers with their waste handling and recycling needs!  We also value the importance of how our equipment helps to ...


    By Harmony Enterprises, Inc.

  • C36TC Product Spotlight Announced!

    People who manage office buildings, hospitals, hotels, and apartment buildings know the challenges of collecting and disposing of waste.  Waste that is deposited down many floors in a chute system can pile up quickly, creating not only a mess, but also health and fire hazards. ...


    By Harmony Enterprises, Inc.

  • The Dangers Of Buying Used Equipment Online

    With all of the used waste handling and recycling websites available to consumers today, it is no wonder that businesses are buying more used equipment online than ever before.  While shopping on Craigslist, Ebay, and other liquidation auction sites might seem like a good way to save money, be careful of the dangers that come with buying non-certified pre-owned balers or compactors. What ...


    By Harmony Enterprises, Inc.

  • Second Workshop on Quantifying Exposure to Engineered Nanomaterials from Manufactured Products Will Be Held in October

    The “2nd Quantifying Exposure to Engineered Nanomaterials from Manufactured Products (QEEN II) Workshop” will be held October 9-10, 2018, in Washington, D.C.  Sponsored by the Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) and co-hosted by the National Nanotechnology Initiative (NNI), the Workshop will highlight new research on the tools and ...


    By Bergeson & Campbell, P.C.

  • Remediation of Chlorinated Solvents - Case Study

    Project Location: SW Florida Client: DoE Contamination: TCE, PCE, Vinyl Chloride, Toluene Site Size: 4+ Acres Project Description: Over the ...


    By Integrity Engineering, Inc.

  • Remediation of Free Product with Horizontal Bioremediation Systems - Case Study

    Project Location: Northern New York Client: Private Corporation – Petroleum Distribution Center Contamination: Gasoline Site Size: 10+ Acres Project ...


    By Integrity Engineering, Inc.

  • Comparison of BIOCUBE’s patented odor control system with in-ground biofilters

    About the Project Summary: The apparent simplicity of the biofiltration process is deceptive. Various biofilter designs have been applied to wastewater odors since the 1920s, however, the acceptance of biofilters by the industry has been hampered by unreliability in the majority of designs. The BIOCUBE™ System, as patented by Biocube, ...


    By Biorem Technologies Inc.

  • Comparison of BIOCUBE’s Patented Odor Control System with In-ground Biofilters - Case Study

    About the Project Summary: The apparent simplicity of the biofiltration process is deceptive. Various biofilter designs have been applied to wastewater odors since the 1920s, however, the acceptance of biofilters by the industry has been hampered by unreliability in the majority of designs. The BIOCUBE™ System, as patented by Biocube, ...


    By Biorem Technologies Inc.

  • Casa Grande, AZ - 6,000 CFM Biocube System - Case Study

    About the Project Summary Casa Grande, AZ – Plant and operations management at a 6 mgd wastewater treatment plant (WWTP) and water reclamation facility (WRF) here report elimination of odor complaints through installation of a 9000-cfm biofiltration system. The selection of the biofiltration ...


    By Biorem Technologies Inc.

  • High Rate Biological Odour Control System - Case Study

    About the Project Biorem has conducted a successful demonstration of high rate odour control at Preston Wastewater Treatment Plant in Cambridge, Ontario over the last three years. The system treats exhausts from primary clarifier and intermediate pump station. A combination of biotrickling filtration (BTF) and biofiltration (BF) processes was used in a novel horizontal flow ...


    By Biorem Technologies Inc.

  • Is a Zero-Incident Objective Achievable in Environmental Health & Safety?

    A zero-incident objective, known formally as Zero-Accident Vision (ZAV), is a popular philosophy in environmental health & safety (EHS) that holds that no one should ever be injured in the workplace. It’s a way of thinking about injury-prevention strategies rather than an actual goal, thus providing a basis for continually improving EHS processes. ZAV proposes ...


    By Sphera

  • Water-tube or fire-tube condensing boiler, which is the better option? - Case Study

    When it comes to selecting the type of boiler for your specific hot water application, you are faced with the options of a condensing boiler or a conventional boiler. If you think the decisions end after making this choice, think again! If you do in fact proceed with the more efficient condensing boiler, there is another important decision to be made – what boiler design is best ...


    By Gasmaster Industries Ltd.

  • Top 9 specs to consider in a GOES transmitter in 2016

    If you haven’t considered these specs before, you should—and here’s why.  Option to easily add 2-way telemetry. The reasons for having 2-way redundant telemetry are explained in the above article…a dual-telemetry system can always be cobbled together, but when the GOES transmitter is designed with this capability built-in, things are so ...

  • How To Build A Low Maintenance Remote Level Monitoring System

    If you find yourself visiting a remote tank level monitoringsite for troubleshooting and maintenance too often, then you are losing out on the benefit of having a remote monitoring system. This can happen to you when your sensors and their systems are either inadequate or installed improperly. So ...

  • The 5 Critical Components Of A Remote Level Monitoring System

    There are a lot of applications for remote level monitoring. Some of them have been around for a while, and the owners, operators, and engineers involved in purchasing remote systems are well versed in the options available and the cost associated. However, as more people learn about the technology and how it can benefit them, there are many who don’t understand what it takes to deploy ...

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