environmental practice News

  • EC Publishes Final Report of Nanocomput Project

    In July 2017, the European Commission’s (EC) Joint Research Center (JRC) published a report entitled Evaluation of the availability and applicability of computational approaches in the safety assessment of nanomaterials:  Final report of the Nanocomput ...


    By Bergeson & Campbell, P.C.

  • HVAC a primary driver of energy-efficiency jobs

    HVAC named one of four technologies stimulating energy-efficient job growth According to the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE), American energy-efficiency jobs are on the rise. Per the DOE’s second annual “National Energy Employment Analysis,” a total of 6.4 million Americans now work in the traditional energy and energy-efficiency industries. More than 300,000 net ...


    By Evapco Inc.

  • Embedding environmental practices into farming behaviour

    A Dutch study has investigated the process by which farmers incorporate environmental policy into their thinking and behaviour, a process known as 'internalisation'. It indicates that internalisation is helpful for successful policy. Agri-environment schemes were introduced into EU agricultural policy in the late 1980s to support farming practices that help to protect the environment and maintain ...

  • Theory into practice

    Leading sound and vibration expert, Bruel & Kjaer UK’s newly launched 2012 training calendar offers a mix of theoretical and practical classes. The company’s training for the New Year includes a Vibration Testing for Engineers and Technicians course, which provides a practical introduction explaining how to interpret vibration test specifications and ...

  • World`s best environmental practice for new mine

    Highlighting the Australian Government's commitment to world best practice environmental standards, a uranium mine in South Australia has been approved subject to strict approval conditions which will ensure no credible risk to the environment. The environment minister, Peter Garrett, said approving the Four Mile uranium mine was a difficult decision to make and came after a rigorous and ...


    By Australian Government

  • Incorporating sustainable environmental practices into site remediation

    The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, Office of Solid Waste and Emergency Response has released an Primer on "Green Remediation" - which it describes as the practice of considering all environmental effects of remedy implementation and incorporating options to maximize net environmental benefit of cleanup actions. This primer outlines the principles of green remediation and describes ...


    By GLOBE Foundation

  • Putting environmental sustainability at the core of WASH Practice

    WASH (drinking water supply, sanitation and hygiene) relies on and impacts water. Therefore, environmental sustainability needs to be at the core of WASH practice. Wetlands International featured our experiences reaching nature-based solutions and sought out additional partners to help transform the WASH sector at an event during Stockholm World Water Week. Speaking to an audience of more ...


    By Wetlands International

  • Research and Markets: Elements of Environmental Chemistry - CourseSmart: A Practical Approach to Environmental Chemistry

    Research and Markets (http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/bv53gn/elements_of) has announced the addition of John Wiley and Sons Ltd's new book "Elements of Environmental Chemistry. CourseSmart" to their offering. A Practical Approach to Environmental Chemistry: ...


  • Sustainable Laundry Best Practices

    All interested parties are invited to join in the development of a proposed new ASTM International standard that will identify and define sustainable best management practices that are used in commercial laundry facilities to reduce their impact on the environment. WK35985, Practice for Sustainable Laundry Best Management Practices, ...


    By ASTM International

  • Practical introduction to Green IT

    Carbon Trust Wales' Green IT seminar explored practical opportunities to drive down IT energy consumption and associated carbon footprint. Businesses and public sector organisations in Cardiff have received free expert advice on implementing Green IT practices thanks to a recent workshop held by Carbon Trust Wales at Cardiff City Stadium. The free 'Practical Introduction to Green IT' seminar, ...


    By Carbon Trust

  • Practicing the zen of business sustainability

    Taiga Company blog by Julie Urlaub, Founder and Managing Partner at Taiga Company Zen - Chinese, Ch'an. Buddhism . a Mahayana movement, introduced into china in the 6th century a.d. and into japan in the 12th century, that emphasizes enlightenment for the ...


    By 3BL Media

  • Fluent in good business practice

    As a main distributor of Swagelok Company and Kenmac products, Aberdeen Fluid System Technologies is a leading supplier of fluid system components. With headquarters in Aberdeen and newly acquired premises in Irvine, the business serves a wide range of market sectors throughout Scotland - from oil, gas and power to paper, pharmaceutical and food processing industries. Contracts are managed by ...


    By IMSM Ltd

  • Sustainable laundry best practices

    A new ASTM International standard identifies and defines sustainable laundry best management practices that are used by commercial laundry facilities to reduce their impact on the environment. D7841, Practice for Sustainable Laundry Best Management Practices, was developed by Subcommittee D13.40 on Sustainability of Textiles, part of ASTM International ...


    By ASTM International

  • GOJO Emphasizes Sustainable Business Practices in Social, Environmental and Economic Performance

    GOJO Industries, Inc. today underscored its strong commitment to following sustainable business practices and made public its new GOJO Sustainability Policy. The policy commits to sustainable business ...


  • UNEP calls on experts to adopt environmental technologies and sustainable management practices

    The impact of peacekeeping operations on critical natural resources is being highlighted this week at a gathering of military and civilian aid experts at the headquarters of the UN Environment Programme (UNEP). Studies from various post-conflict countries suggest that the demand for critical natural resources such as wood and water by peacekeepers can be significant. In vulnerable environments, ...

  • Mayors gather at UN to discuss practical steps for dealing with urban environmental problems

    Mayors and other representatives from some of the world’s biggest and most rapidly growing cities have been meeting at United Nations Headquarters in New York over the past two days to examine how they can harness innovative forms of technology to overcome the environmental problems caused by the relentless expansion of urban areas. Participants at this week’s conference, entitled “Sustainable ...


    By United Nations

  • Leading corporations gather in Amsterdam to discuss best practices in environmental strategies for businesses

    The conference is a response to the growing attention European companies place on environmental issues in recent years. According to a survey by the Economist Intelligence Unit, the majority of executives now rank the following activities as very important in their corporate agenda: communicating environmental performance to stakeholders (61%); improving environmental footprint of products (57%); ...

  • Scott Recker Named New Environmental Liability Management Practice Leader

    Antea Group is pleased to announce the appointment of Scott Recker to the role of Environmental Liability Management Practice Leader. Scott is a Senior Consultant with over 28 years of industry experience. His focus is the strategic development and management of regional and national multi-disciplinary project teams to solve environmental business problems. Scott employs a sound scientific ...


    By Antea Group - USA

  • Research and Markets: Structured Decision Making: A Practical Guide to Environmental Management Choices

    Dublin - Research and Markets (http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/zwfcwl/structured_decisio) has announced the addition of John Wiley and Sons Ltd's new book "Structured Decision Making: A Practical Guide to Environmental Management Choices" to their offering. This book is about the creative and ...


    By John Wiley & Sons, Ltd.

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