A case of a young carpet installer who was diagnosed with silicatosis of the lung.
What are some of the strategies being introduced in hospitals to try to cut down on environmental waste? This new study looks at some new and innovative green initiatives.
Why Industrial Ecology makes sense by mimicking nature. There is no waste in any system.
Approximately 100 million tonnes of waste are disposed of each year at the many licensed landfill sites operating in England and Wales. However space for landfilling at these locations is due to run out in the very near future, so many people need to be told about them, so that new landfills can be
America it seems every 10 years, we are due for some awful event. First, the twin towers and now, the oil spill. My question is "When does it stop?"
One area that I believe needs attention involves U.S's aging public infrastructure. Many facilities are aging and overwhelmed with capacity. With many problems and solutions available, I am learning user input may be a powerful tool to help improve these facilities.
For many people, the massive Gulf of Mexico oil spill and resulting seepage of oil across the ocean conjured up memories of the Exxon Valdez tragedy, which coated the coast of Alaska with an enormous oil slick which did tremendous damage to the area's eco system. For many, the sight of oil-cove
This article highlights the necessity to try to save the world's resources by reusing cartridges in photocopiers and printers. It also shows the saving that can be made by refilling.
Water cooling towers are used worldwide for various industrial applications. The overall performance of cooling towers depends upon the design. To increase the efficiency, modern age water cooling towers are designed with fan cylinders and processor controlled flow control valve.
Going green is something that you can easily get the whole family in on. Here are 3 changes that you can make today to reduce your families carbon footprint.
Many people today are well aware of the benefits of Recycled Plastic Lumber. In order for the environment to be preserved, it is important to separate your plastics so you know what is for recycling and what is not.
Making a transition from one product to another can be difficult once accustomed to the original product. This is especially the case for cleaning products, such as industrial cleaning solvents or degreasers. And when this transition is necessary in a commercial application, it can become even more
It pays to understand how you can go about selling mineral rights and still hold on to your property. If you feel that there is gold or oil or even gas, copper, coal or other minerals on your property you can earn a decent income by allowing a company to purchase the mineral rights on your land.
This is the first in a series of articles that address the evidence of a catastrophic event that took place in the Western North America about two thousand years ago. This first article introduces the concept and future articles will go into greater detail of the evidence that remains of this geolog
The amount of water we have right now on earth is finite. The world's population continues to grow and so does our need for potable H2O. However, a third of the world's population is already living with a shortage of clean drinking water and by 2025 it is expected that two thirds of the wo
The biofuels industry is still in its early years. Only with continued investment, development and commitment will the advantages of biofuel truly outweigh the disadvantages. With the speed of new technological advances these days, perhaps a truly sustainable, eco-friendly biofuel solution is only a
The use of solar power is becoming more widespread as society sees the effects of dependence on fossil fuels as an energy source. Burning oil for energy has many insidious side effects on the atmosphere such as releasing greenhouse gases, carcinogens and carbon dioxide into the air. When you also ta
Why go "green?" For starters, it's good for the environment, and what's good for the environment is good for us: for our health, our economy, the enjoyment of Earth's natural beauty, and so much more. Why not start "greening" your lifestyle with our top 10 tips to
The full moon night could be the night lovers would give their all to meet. We find in a wide collection of books how young lovers wait with longing for the full moon night.
Lithium is destined to be one of the pillars of 21st century energy. It is already an indispensable metal used in some of the most sought after products of our times. Lithium power generates no emissions and it can be extracted through an environmentally safe process. Although lithium is still cheap