Carrier Media News

  • Celebrating Thirty-Five Years!

    This year we are very pleased to celebrate the thirty-fifth anniversary of the first one-inch polarized-media electronic air cleaner. It was thirty-five years ago that the first polarized-media electronic air cleaner, produced under our “Dynamic Air Cleaner” brand, was introduced. As with many high-efficiency filtration products, polarized media has its roots in industrial ...

  • Warden Plastics invests £240,000 following growing demand

    The plastic extrusion and moulding manufacturer supplies into several industries, however, says its expanded Biomedia product range of random filter media for wastewater treatment is fueling the need for enhanced production capabilities. As a result the company has invested in two extruders from Davis Standard and five standalone, custom made chillers for extrusion from F&R Products Ltd. ...


    By Warden Biomedia

  • $7.4 Billion Air Filter Market Next Year

    Sales of air filters for HVAC in residences, industry, commercial and government facilities will exceed $7.4 billion in 2016. This is the conclusion of the McIlvaine Company in the continually updated N022 Air Filtration and Purification World Market.  Electronic filters are the smallest segment. They are used in more expensive residential and commercial ...


    By The McIlvaine Company

  • Holistic approach needed to reduce consumption of lightweight plastic carrier bags

    Reducing plastic carrier bag consumption in different EU Member States requires different approaches and combinations of measures, according to a new study. The authors studied consumption and littering levels across Europe in relation to national plastic bag consumption reduction policy options, and found that there is not one specific solution for both of these factors, nor a single solution ...

  • Dairy Plant Treats Wastewater with ASO Bio-Carrier MBBR by PEWE

    Growth Spurs Dairy Plant Wastewater: The new lactose crystallization facility at Rumiano Cheese, Crescent City CA necessitated both more area to put it and an improved wastewater treatment system to handle the resulting increased discharge flow.  Space was very tight on the one city block the plant occupies.  First Rumiano purchased the last remaining non-company owned lot, cleared the ...

  • EPA honors Hawai‘i Volcanoes National Park as Federal Green Challenge winner

    The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency recognized Hawai‘i Volcanoes National Park with the EPA’s Federal Green Challenge Regional Overall Achievement award as part of its efforts to encourage federal departments to reduce their environmental footprints through sustainable practices. Hawai‘i Volcanoes National Park, located on Hawai‘i Island is one of the most ...

  • MEPs clamp down on wasteful Use of Plastic Carrier Bags

    EU countries will be required to reduce the use of the commonest and most polluting plastic bags drastically under new rules voted by Parliament on Tuesday ""This legislation will create a genuine win-win situation"” said Margrete Auken (Greens/EFA, DK), who is steering the legislation ...


    By European Parliament

  • ASO Bio-carrier MBBR media developed by PEWE, LLC.

    The ASO Bio-carrier is the latest development by Process Engineered Water Equipment, LLC (PEWE) in MBBR media for biological treatment of wastewater.  The ASO Bio-Carrier is an efficient media for moving bed biofilm reactor MBBR aerobic or anoxic applications.   The plastic surface is especially designed to ...

  • MEPs Clamp Down on Wasteful Use of Plastic Carrier Bags

    EU countries would have to reduce the use of the most common and most polluting plastic bags by at at least 80% by 2019, under draft rules backed by Parliament on Wednesday. MEPs recommend using taxes and levies, marketing restrictions or bans. Plastic carrier bag litter is a major environmental problem, known to pollute water bodies and aquatic eco-systems in particular. "MEPs have today voted ...


    By European Parliament

  • Environment MEPs clamp down on wasteful plastic carrier bags

    EU states would have to reduce the consumption of most common and polluting plastic bags by 80% by 2019, under draft rules backed by the Environment Committee on Monday. To this end, MEPs recommend using economic instruments such as taxes and levies, marketing restrictions or bans. Plastic carrier bag litter is a major environmental concern, known to affect water bodies and aquatic eco-systems in ...


    By European Parliament

  • Sprint Receives Frost & Sullivan Award for Green Excellence

    Global consulting and analyst firm Frost & Sullivan has awarded ...


    By Frost & Sullivan

  • EPA awards research fellowships to 18 New England students

    Eighteen undergraduate and graduate students in environmental studies at New England colleges and universities received a total of up to $783,600 in research fellowships from the US Environmental Protection Agency. The students at colleges in Connecticut, Massachusetts, Rhode Island, Vermont and New Hampshire were among 127 students nationwide to receive at total of up to $5.3 million from EPA to ...

  • GEAs representantive at VA-Mässan

    German company GEA:s Area Sales Manager Michael Aubert participates at VA Tekniks stand at the annual VA-Mässan in Gothenburg. He will support with clientinquiries regarding Trickling filter technology and Lamellaseparation. His presence renders into an internal course of the know-how behind the two different technologies. -We have a very fruitful cooperation with VA Teknik, we experience a ...


    By Hydria Water AB

  • The Great Canadian Shoreline Cleanup Kicks Off National Fall Cleanup Week, Sept. 15-23, 2012

    Beginning Saturday, September 15 through Sunday, September 23, more than 45,000 Canadians at over 1,500 sites are banding together to fight shoreline litter, a key threat to our waterways, by participating in the 19th annual Great Canadian Shoreline Cleanup, presented by Loblaw Companies Limited. A conservation initiative of the Vancouver Aquarium and WWF, the Shoreline Cleanup is the largest ...


    By WWF UK

  • Municipality Retrofits RBC`s with Biowater Technology

    Problems with RBC (Rotating Biological Contactors) are commonplace in today’s wastewater treatment market.  Often the RBC has to be totally replaced by a new system.  In the case of Elverom RA municipality, the existing RBC’s were foul smelling, noisy and inefficient.  A lot of maintenance was required to keep them operational.   Biowater’s Complete Mix ...


    By Biowater Technology

  • Filtronics, Inc. of Anaheim an authorized dealer of NXT-2 Media

    Filtronics, Inc. announces an agreement with EP Minerals for distribution of their NXT-2 media for the removal of arsenic, fluoride, lead, phosphate, chromium, selenium, antimony and other contaminants. NXT-2 is a direct replacement for arsenic absorption media and for most ion exchange arsenic applications. Filtronics is offering the NXT-2 media in addition to their already extensive product ...


    By Filtronics, Incorporated

  • Organix Names New Chief Operating Officer

    Organix, Inc. of Walla Walla, Washington announced today that it has hired Kevin Anderson to its management team in the role of Chief Operating Officer. "Kevin's experience dovetails nicely with where we are about to go as a company," explains Russ Davis, President of Organix. "I have known Kevin for 25 years ...


    By Organix, Inc.

  • The Pall Ring Company

    THE PALL RING COMPANY ANNOUNCES FURTHER EXPANSION WITH 70% GOING FOR  EXPORT Due to ever increasing demand for tower media random packings & Bio Media in various plastics & metals, the Pall Ring Company has recently purchased the latest high efficiency 90 tonne capacity BOY injection moulding machine to add to their already large bank of plastic moulding machines.  ...


    By Forbes Technologies Ltd

  • Presentation of LEVAPOR carrier at IFAT

    High performance,adsorbant, porous LEVAPOR carrier for Biofilm Technologies will be presented in Munich,at IFAT 2010, the largest exhibition for Environmental Technologies worldwide.From September 13 until September 18, in hall 5 A, booth 108 interested visitors can be informed about advantages and application of this optimized, innovative carrier material and related ...

  • Oxo-degradable plastics may not be as `green` as producers claim

    Degradable plastics may not be as environmentally friendly as producers believe, finds research by Loughborough University backed by the Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs. Producers of oxo-degradable plastics regularly tout it as being a solution to the plastic bag litter problem, claiming the plastic is 100% degradable or biodegradable. But Defra’s report asserts that because it ...

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