aerobic biodegradation News

  • New ASTM International standard Biodegradability of Plastics in the Sea

    Laboratories will soon be able to use a new ASTM International standard to test and better understand biodegradability of plastics in marine environments. The new standard (soon to be published as D7991, Test Method for Determining Aerobic Biodegradation of Plastics Buried in Sandy Marine Sediment Under Controlled Laboratory Conditions) provides ways to simulate how plastics degrade in ...


    By ASTM International

  • APR responds to biodegradable additive lawsuit decicsion

    The Association of Postconsumer Plastic Recyclers, the leading trade organization representing the plastics recycling industry in North America, urged caution today in response to a recent decision by an Administrative Law Judge regarding claims by a manufacturer of biodegradable additives and their use in the marketplace. (Note: On January 28, 2015, D. Michael Chappell, chief ...

  • ASTM and CEN Issue Call For Abstract Submissions For Workshop On Degradable, Biodegradable, And Biobased Products Standards

    ASTM Committee D20 on Plastics and CEN TC411 issued a call for presentation abstracts for the Workshop on Degradable, Biodegradable, and Biobased Products Standards. The 2017 workshop is designed to facilitate a discussion on ...


    By Bergeson & Campbell, P.C.

  • EOS Remediation and Microbial Insights invite you to a webinar: Biomarker-based Tools to Validate 1,4-Dioxane Biodegradation

    1,4-Dioxane is an emerging contaminant of concern, commonly associated with chlorinated solvent plumes.  Due to its high solubility in water, resistance to biodegradation under natural conditions, and ineffective removal by technologies, 1,4-Dioxane tends to persist in wastewater and groundwater.  1,4-Dioxane biodegradation, catalyzed by ...


    By EOS Remediation, LLC

  • BCI to Report Significant Research Findings on PCB Dechlrorination at Battelle Conference

    Bioremediation Consulting, Inc. will present recent research findings on dechlorination of PCBs at the Battelle Conference - "Remediation of Chlorinated and Recalcitrant Compounds", May 21-24, 2012 in Monterey, California. BCI's research; "PCB Biodegradation by a Dehalococcoides (Dhc) Culture Grown on Trichlorobenzenes" can be found at Poster Location 17 on Level 1 in the Exhibit Hall from ...

  • Rebuttal Regarding Regenesis EHC-O™ Claims

    Please find herewith as Appendix A, a copy of a letter dated March, 2007, by Mr. Scott B. Wilson, the current President & CEO of Regenesis. This enterprise was founded to commercialize ORC®; an oxygen release compound sometimes considered as an alternative technology to Adventus’ own EHCO™ oxygen releasing compound. It is our opinion that Mr. Wilson’s thesis is conspicuously written in the ...


  • Waterloo Emitter™

    The Waterloo Emitter is a simple, low cost device designed for the controlled and uniform release of oxygen, or other bioenhancing amendments, to encourage and sustain the growth of microorganisms required for in-situ bioremediation of contaminated groundwater. The patented technology* enables steady, direct diffusion of oxygen into an aquifer through pressurized silicone or LDPE tubing. ...


    By Solinst Canada Ltd.

  • Plastics in the Marine Environment

    An ongoing study of biodegradation rates of polymers has led to the development of a new ASTM International standard, D7473, Test Method for Weight Attrition of Plastic Materials in the Marine Environment by Open System Aquarium Incubations. The new standard is under the jurisdiction of Subcommittee D20.96 on Environmentally Degradable ...


    By ASTM International

  • Ensuring a cleaner future with innovative remediation technology

    EOS Remediation is proud that EOx™ has been gaining international recognition as a cost-effective scientifically-proven technology for stimulating aerobic bioremediation.   The controlled release of oxygen from EOx™ accelerates biodegradation by indigenous aerobic microorganisms resulting in a higher level of sustained bioactivity and increased contaminant removal.  When hydrated, EOx™ slowly ...


    By EOS Remediation, LLC

  • FMC to team with university researchers investigating bioremediation approaches to the Gulf Coast oil spill

    FMC Corporation has teamed with a number of university researchers to investigate augmented bioremediation of oil from the Deepwater Horizon incident in coastal wetlands and marshes in the Gulf of Mexico. The Texas Institute for Applied Environmental Research at Tarleton State University, Texas A & M Galveston Dept. of Marine Biology, Tarleton State Dept. of Engineering and FMC have formed a ...

  • Announcing O-Sox™ Remediation Technology for Downwell Deployment of Dissolved Oxygen

    Industry leaders form partnership to offer oxygen releasing socks for aerobic biodegradation in groundwater wells Stone Mountain, Ga.; Freeport, Ill.; Pittsburgh  – Three premier environmental remediation and service firms have announced a strategic partnership to provide a highly engineered delivery system for the EHC-O™ controlled-release oxygen and nutrient releasing technology ...


  • Landfill sites: to air or not to air?

    The EU Landfill Directive sets out requirements to landfill waste in the least harmful way for the environment. For example, it aims to reduce the amount of biodegradable Municipal Solid Waste (MSW) going to landfill, and promotes the use of reasonable landfill fees under the 'polluter pays principle', thus making recovery an alternative to landfilling. However, although landfill will never be ...

  • Innovative Remediation: Integral Geochemist Presents Papers at Battelle Conference in Monterey

    Integral geochemist Steven Helgen presented papers on enhanced site remediation techniques at Battelle’s Seventh International Conference on Remediation of Chlorinated and Recalcitrant Compounds held in Monterey, California, on May 24–27, 2010. Attracting more than 1,000 participants, the conference focused on the innovative application of existing or new technologies or approaches to ...


    By Integral Consulting Inc.

  • London Olympic Park Environmental Cleanup Uses Bioremediation Technology from REGENESIS to Expedite Development

    The July 17 opening of London’s £7-billion 2012 Olympic Park, with its 16 new major stadia and other sports facilities, also marks the successful conclusion of one of the world’s largest brownfield regeneration projects in recent years. This olympic-sized cleanup included the remediation and redevelopment of more than 200 hectares (500 acres) ...


    By REGENESIS

  • Cortec® Corporation Launches Biobased Film Products for Marine and Anaerobic Digestion Markets

    Cortec® Corporation, a leading bioplastics producer located in Minnesota, USA, is pleased to announce the launch and commercial availability of EcoOcean™. This new bioplastic offers a unique combination of environmental and performance benefits previously unattainable—flexibility and strength; commercial and low-temperature backyard ...


    By Cortec Corporation

  • New monitoring tools for petrol additive MTBE in groundwater

    Methyl tertiary-butyl ether (MTBE) is a petrol additive which can contaminate groundwater supplies. MTBE often breaks down naturally in the environment, but regulators need to be certain that this is taking place. New research highlights a number of tools in development that may offer better data on spilled MTBE in the environment, and improve the ability to monitor its degradation. MTBE is added ...

  • Problem Solving Bulk Reduction

    Mono Pumps successful partnership with organic waste disposal company Tanks & Vessels Ltd has built on the success of a pilot aerobic digestion plant in the UK to secure their first commercial order, now up and running in East Lincolnshire. The plant, built by Tanks and Vessels, processes food and vegetable waste with the help of Mono’s progressing cavity pumps and Munchers. The organic ...


  • Adventus Announces 1st European Deployment of EHC-OTM Remediation Biotechnology

    Patented oxygen-releasing compound seen in The Netherlands to offer best overall cost, performance and reliability WATERLOO, Ontario (July 6, 2006) – The Adventus Group announces the selection of their proprietary EHC-OÔ product by a consortium of Dutch remediation engineering and consulting firms. It was used at two industrial sites to clean up high levels of petroleum volatile ...


  • SURCIS launches the BM-Advance Pro respirometer

    The BM-Advance Pro is a BM respirometry system where it has been introduced an important improvement to the existing BM-Advance model. This upgrade is the inclusion of the Redox potential (ORP) in the BM-Advance measurements. The reason for including this new parameter stems from the fact that through numerous published studies and experiences it has been demonstrated that Redox potential, ...


    By SURCIS, S.L.

  • Gas InFusion Technologies Highlighted at Battelle Symposium

    inVentures' green and sustainable technologies featured in 14 Platform and Poster Sessions. Its Gas inFusion technologies for the remediation of groundwater will be widely highlighted during "The Bioremediation and Sustainable Environmental Technologies Symposium " being held June 27-30 in Reno, ...


    By Tersus Environmental, LLC

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