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  • Genesis Water Technologies Expands ZeoTurb, a Natural Zeolite Flocculant for Municipal and Industrial Water Treatment

    Genesis Water Technologies, Inc. a vibrant USA based global water & waste water treatment solutions company is excited about the formal introduction and expansion of its natural zeolite based flocculant, called ZeoTurb. Around the world there is an increasing need for environmentally safe and sustainable methods of providing high quality solutions for water and ...

  • South Africa - improving chemicals and waste legislation

    Much in South Africa is governed by the country’s immense mining industry, even the proliferation of new waste legislation. The chemicals legislation is also fragmented. But there are signs of light.South African environmental legislation is, to put it mildly, fragmented. But now the country's legislators seem to have woken up. Increasingly, international treaties on environment are takin into ...


  • Faster screening of plastic waste for harmful chemicals

    A more efficient method for sorting plastic electronics waste containing harmful chemicals is proposed by a new study. The method combines two analytical techniques that together can quickly and accurately detect levels of flame retardants in plastics used by the electronics industry. The European Restriction of Hazardous Substances (RoHS) Directive (2011/65/EU)1, adopted in 2003 and revised in ...

  • LanzaTech Produces Key Chemical Building Block from Waste Gases

    Scientific Milestone for Manufacture of Polymers, Plastics, Gasoline, Diesel and Jet Fuel AUCKLAND, New Zealand - LanzaTech has successfully produced 2,3-Butanediol (2,3-BD), a key building block used to make polymers, plastics and hydrocarbon fuels, using the company’s gas fermentation technology. LanzaTech CEO Dr Jennifer Holmgren says the New Zealand clean tech company is the first to ...


    By LanzaTech

  • Countries Move Forward on Important Issues for Sustainable Management of Chemicals and Waste

    Significant steps were agreed upon early this morning by parties to the Basel, Rotterdam, and Stockholm Conventions, as the 2015 Triple COPs drew to a close. Staged under the theme "From Science to Action: Working for a Safer Tomorrow" from 4 to 15 May 2015, almost 1,200 participants from 171 countries converged on Geneva to push forward the chemicals and waste agenda at this biennial event. A ...

  • Penalty Upheld for Hazardous Waste Violations at Roanoke, Va., Chemical Distributor

    The U.S. EPA’s Environmental Appeals Board (EAB) has upheld the results of an EPA enforcement action involving hazardous waste storage that was initiated in 2011 against Chem-Solv, Inc. and Austin Holdings-VA, L.L.C., the operator and owner of a chemical blending and distribution facility in Roanoke, Va. In a January 26, 2015 Final Decision and Order, the EAB upheld in its entirety the 2014 ...

  • Imminent Events of Note in Nanotechnology, Biobased Chemicals, California Safer Consumer Products, and Chemical Regulation Globally

    Bergeson & Campbell, P.C. (B&C®) and The Acta Group (Acta®) are proud to be sponsors, presenters, and/or exhibitors at a select number of special events this Fall that will present focused education and guidance on key issues: WEBINAR -- ...


    By Bergeson & Campbell, P.C.

  • Crime Fighters Recognized for Tackling Illegal Trade in Wildlife, Chemicals and Waste

    Five enforcement officers and eight organizations tackling fast-growing illegal trade in wildlife, chemicals and waste in Asia Pacific are the first recipients of the Asia Environmental Enforcement Award (AEEA) announced here today. The winners, hailing from Cambodia, China, India, Philippines, Thailand, Tonga, and Viet Nam, were awarded for their efforts in ...

  • Product Highlight

    Most oilfield produced waters and other oily wastewaters have high fouling potential for optical sensors. High Cost Ultrasonic Cleaning systems only address the local optical path and not the entire sample system. The TurnerCIP (Clean In Place) addresses the entire sample system in the same way that CIP’s are used to clean heat exchangers and other oily systems in heavy industry worldwide. ...

  • Chemical-free COD Analyzer

    Process water Waste water CODultra created by Daniil Sheynin The on-line COD analyzer QuickCODultra by LAR Process Analysers AG determines the chemical oxygen demand (COD) in water. Using a robotic, horizontally and vertically moving injection needle, the sample is transported to the furnace. ...


    By LAR Process Analysers AG

  • Chemical-free COD Analyzer

    The on-line COD analyzer QuickCODultra by LAR Process Analysers AG determines the chemical oxygen demand (COD) in water. Using a robotic, horizontally and vertically moving injection needle, the sample is transported to the furnace. Due to the robust needle samples with a high ...


    By LAR Process Analysers AG

  • ReportsnReports - Advances in Renewable Chemicals

    This report Advances in Renewable Chemicals describes the rationale for the development of a viable renewable chemicals industry and the potential applications of renewable chemicals, both current and projected. The dynamics of the renewable chemicals market are discussed, including market ...


  • Chemical Release Data Available

    EPA Sets New Early Record for Releasing Data to Communities Nationally Washington, D.C. - EPA's Toxic Release Inventory (TRI) data is available this year earlier than ever before for local communities and national analysis. Facility-specific data was released last September and the full national data released today. 'EPA is getting quality data out to the public faster through ...

  • OriginOil Launches OriginClear Product Line For Petro and Waste Water Cleanup

    OriginOil Inc. (OTC/QB: OOIL), developer of Electro Water Separation™ (EWS), the high-speed, primarily chemical-free process to clean up large quantities of water, announced today the launch of its OriginClear™ product line for all waste water treatment, including oil and ...


    By OriginClear Inc.

  • Future feedstocks for the chemical and energy industries

    Waste is increasingly considered a resource for both material and energy uses. Some technologies have a long track record (e.g. biogas) while some are just emerging (e.g. base chemicals from municipal solid waste). Many companies are considering a switch to waste-based materials or energy carriers in an effort to decrease the environmental burden of their products (waste is typically considered ...


    By thinkstep

  • Future feedstocks for the chemical and energy industries

    Many companies are considering a switch to waste-based materials or energy carriers in an effort to decrease the environmental burden of their products (waste is typically considered burden-free in LCA) and to avoid the infamous food-versus-fuel debate. However, most waste streams, as long as they are not acutely toxic or entirely inert, are being put to good use (e.g. municipal solid waste for ...


    By thinkstep

  • Green product prevents scaling caused by hard water in swimming pools - saves water and chemicals

    Hard water in swimming pools gives rise to scaling round the edges of the swimming pools that is very difficult to remove. Scale also sticks to metalwork such as ladders and often causes them to corrode as gases trapped under the scale eat away at the metal.In order to remove scale that has formed swimming pools have to be filled with a water acid mixture which uses chemicals and the entire ...

  • Parties add chemicals to the Stockholm convention

    At the fourth Conference of the Parties to the Stockholm Convention on Persistent Organic Pollutants (POP), which ended on May 9, 2009, delegates agreed to add nine chemicals to the list of banned or restricted chemicals. The delegates added eight chemicals to Annex A: chlordecone; hexabromobiphenyl; lindane; alpha hexachlorocyclohexane; beta hexachlorocyclohexane; pentachlorobenzene; ...


    By Bergeson & Campbell, P.C.

  • GREENWERCS™ COMMERCIALLY AVAILABLE FOR CHEMICAL MANUFACTURERS

    Albany, NY -- The Wercs, Ltd. announced today that GreenWERCS is now available for chemical manufacturers to quickly and easily assess product formulations. Based on more than 25 years of providing chemical compliance products and services to the chemical industry, GreenWERCS represents a first-of-its-kind software solution to drive innovation in green chemistry.In December 2009, the EPA ...


    By UL The WERCS

  • 3E Company adds green product scoring module to ariel WebInsight chemical regulatory compliance reference tool

    3E Company today announced the availability of Ariel WebInsight version 7.0, the latest version of its web-based chemical regulatory compliance reference tool. The latest version includes a new Green Score Analysis module, which provides access to critical information needed to quickly assess the environmental health and safety (EH&S) regulatory and sustainability footprint of chemical ...


    By 3E Company

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