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Environmental Remedies Blog
Before we go anywhere else on this topic, we want to make sure you’re clear on two critical points. (1) Stormwater is rain or melted snow that runs off surfaces like roofs, manufacturing and production areas, parking lots, streets, landscaped areas, etc. (2) Stormwater that’s not absorbed into soil (nature’s filtering system) runs down stormwater...
If the first thing that springs to mind when you hear the words “dry ice” is a stage set with eerie fog rolling across it, you’re not alone. However, atmospheric theatrics is just one thing dry ice has going for it. It’s also the major component in a high-powered but cost-effective cleaning technology: dry ice...
Consider this a judgment-free zone and admit it: When it comes to your facility, you’ve postponed a few things. Maybe in the past you’d planned to get going with a preventive maintenance program and never got around to it. We get it. Everyday operations tend to take precedence. And it takes effort to take care...
    Anytime your industrial cleaning service provider employees visit your site, you open yourself up to risk. Think about it: How well do you know these workers? Do they know what they’re doing? How well are they trained? Are they insured? How well? Do they actually work for the company you hired, or are...
Do you know how your waste services provider charges you for its services? You could be overpaying. Or, to put it another way, are you paying for more than what you’re actually getting? Depending on your waste treatment provider’s business practices, both could be true. When it comes to wastewater treatment, there are four different...
It seems like a pretty simple concept. But from a waste treatment perspective, there’s a lot more to wastewater than what gets flushed down the toilet—or even poured down the drain. Depending on what it contains, wastewater needs to be treated effectively to remove as much of the waste materials before the water is released...
  Let’s talk trash for a minute. (Or as the pros refer to it in this case, non-hazardous municipal solid waste.) Did you know that each person in the country dumps an average of 4.5 pounds of waste into landfills every single day? Or that more than 250 million tons of trash get tossed into...
Water. At its best, water is one of our most precious natural resources, growing our crops, getting us clean, keeping us all alive. At its worst, it’s a destructive force, damaging foundations, rising as floodwaters, making us sick when it’s polluted. And effective stormwater management plays a role in both of the best and the...
With 2017 now full speed ahead, we wanted to provide our readers with a sampling of industry conferences coming up. Conferences are a great way to learn more about what’s happening: regulatory considerations, new technologies, field advancements, and educational opportunities. Networking is also a highlight, with plenty of time built in for socializing. Read over...
  It’s the new year. January is a great time to make plans for a fresh start. As you make your plans for 2017, take some time to look around your facility. How clean is it? Maybe it could use a fresh start, too. And before you dismiss the idea, consider this: a dirty plant...
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