Environment

Best Practices And Etiquette For Lab Waste Disposals
By Stewart Gillham · 3 years ago
Lab waste is waste that is generated from laboratories in a variety of industries and in educational centres such as schools and universities. This waste can be broken down into different categories: - Hazardous; - ...
The Case for Top-down Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) in the developing world
By Ephraim Zvarevashe · 3 years ago
The Case for Top-down Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) in the developing world CSR Defined A standard and universally accepted definition of Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) has been elusive for years. All the definitions put forward ...
7 Tips To Manage Your Chemical Waste Disposal
By Stewart Gillham · 3 years ago
Chemical waste is a waste that is made from harmful chemicals. It could be a solid, liquid, or gaseous material that displays either a "Hazardous Characteristic" or is specifically "listed" by name as a hazardous ...
Why Hazardous Waste Disposal Can Be A Problem
By Stewart Gillham · 3 years ago
Hazardous waste poses substantial or potential threats to the public health and the environment. It does not necessarily mean there is an immediate risk to human health, although with some waste this can happen. Characteristic ...
The 7 Most Common Metals That Can Be Recycled
By Stewart Gillham · 3 years ago
Metal recycling involves the recovery and processing of scrap metal from end-of-life products or structures, as well as from manufacturing scrap, so that it can be introduced as a raw material in the production of ...
Precious metal refining do’s and don’ts
By Stewart Gillham · 3 years ago
Precious metal refining is the separation of precious metals such as gold and silver from not noble-metalliferous materials. The process for refining precious metals is quite sophisticated and in most cases the intervention of a ...
What is biohazardous waste?
By Stewart Gillham · 3 years ago
Laboratories, universities, hospitals and clinics produce different types of healthcare related waste. However, not all of them are considered hazardous for the human / animal health or the environment. Biohazardous waste is any biological waste ...
How to properly dispose of paint and consequences for not doing it correctly
By Stewart Gillham · 3 years ago
Some types of paint are considered hazardous waste so they need proper and safe disposal. These types of paint can contain heavy metal (or other harmful ingredients), they can be flammable and are not suitable ...
How Do You Dispose Of Healthcare Waste?
By Stewart Gillham · 3 years ago
Whether you run a hospital, a general practitioner surgery, a pharmacy or a laboratory, you have to deal with healthcare waste. This includes expired pharmaceuticals, bags and vials containing traces of toxic drugs, spilled liquids ...
What Is The Difference Between Offensive And Hazardous Waste?
By Stewart Gillham · 3 years ago
The world of waste can be a tangled web of legislation, regulations and rules, which sometimes are difficult to understand and in which it is easy to get lost. In our 50 years of experience ...
Plastic is polluting our oceans
By Ryan Burnyeat · 3 years ago
Plastic continues to pollute our oceans and there are no signs of it slowing down. Around the world, we are producing over 300 million tonnes of plastic each year due to its cheapness and versatility ...
How do storms impact wastewater pumps
By Don Milne · 3 years ago
If there’s one natural disaster that impacts all of Australia at a rate that no other natural disaster comes close to, the award would go to stormy weather. With storms that amount to cyclones the ...
Environmental Analysis and Industry
By Rosemary Charles · 3 years ago
The environment wherein a given firm operates presents both challenges and opportunities to the organization (Lesca, 2013). Therefore, it is important for starting firms to analyze their business environment so as to establish an effective ...
What to know about shoreline cleanup
By Don Milne · 3 years ago
The process of a shoreline cleanup will vary from one instance to another depending on the type of waste spilt and the severity of it. Albeit no two spills are the same, the one thing ...
Biofilters for air pollution control
By Don Milne · 3 years ago
Biofiltration has always been an existing concept for air pollution control deriving from as early as 1923 where biological methods were proposed to treat odorous emissions. Advancements in research and technology started in Germany circa ...
The Perishing Kelp
By Katy Beacher · 3 years ago
Scientists are increasingly alarmed that the kelp forests world wide are dying out at a disturbing pace. It appears that the kelp forests are 93 percent smaller on the California coast than before because of ...
School Custodian | Guardian Against Grime
By Jolie Baetzel · 3 years ago
The School Custodian Unsung-Hero - One who does great deeds but receives little or no recognition for them. Think about it. The school custodian by virtue of everyday cleaning procedures and protocols is the guardian ...
Five Reasons Why Waste Water Treatment Can Be Good For The Environment
By Jenny George · 4 years ago
Water is a precious resource that individuals make use for many day-to-day activities like garden watering, dish washing, laundry washing, bathing, and more. This resource is also necessary for human survival considering that without it, ...
Reasons Eco-Friendly Computer Recycling is Important
By Ali Khan · 4 years ago
One of the most pressing issue in today’s world is the environment. Everyone wants the environment to be pollution free so that the future generations can live in a healthy atmosphere. Computer recycling has a ...
Why is recycling important and how it affects your personal life
By Tions Werever · 4 years ago
People have only begun to understand the importance of environmental preservation in the past couple of decades. We’ve been neglecting our climate and our natural resources for a while now, and it’s become a burning ...