Are we protecting the environment or is the environment protecting us?
Protecting the environment has been the key matter of concern for the human society since the past few decades. Considering the present condition of the mother nature, today the debate is that “Are we protecting the environment or is the environment protecting us?” Is the…
Zero Liquid Discharge (ZLD) – The new age effluent treatment technology
The rapid growth of Industrialization over the past few decades has degraded the quality of water resources available in nature, especially freshwater resources. Freshwater scarcity around the globe has posed a major threat to economic growth, water security, and ecosystem health. Numerous industrial processes have…
The dying rivers of India – A quick case study
India is the land of rivers. There are more than 20 river basins spread across the entire subcontinent spanning different geographical regions. This feature has led to India being tagged as a megadiversity and land with rich water resources. All the river basins provide irrigational…
Taking Indoor Air Quality seriously
While the level of pollution outdoors is rising constantly to alarming levels, there also comes a point where we need to take Indoor Air Quality (IAQ) seriously to ensure we and our loved ones have a healthy and hygienic life at home. Most people do not realize that…
Green Transportation – A step towards a clean Environment
The 21st century is struggling to sustain the Environment today. The widespread population, rising exploitation and lack of management of resources, both renewable and non-renewable are killing the Earth in more ways than we can list down. All such factors have degraded the Earth and…
Metal Toxicity and popular case studies
It is well understood that pollutants in the Environment can be in the form of solid, liquid or gas. Furthermore, these pollutants can be physical, chemical or biological. An excess of any of these forms of pollutants in the environmental causes widespread degradation and may…
The National Green Tribunal Act – 2010
One of the most recent acts/policies laid out and incorporated into the Indian Constitution as a statute to conserve and reclaim the Environment is the National Green Tribunal Act. According to the legal definition stated by The Legislate Act of the Indian Constitution, the National Green…
Treatment of industrial wastewater using ETP.
Industrial effluents contain various materials, depending on the industry. Some effluents contain oils and grease, and some contain toxic materials (e.g., cyanide). Effluents from food and beverage factories contain degradable organic pollutants. Since industrial wastewater contains a diversity of impurities and therefore specific treatment technology…
Understanding ISO 14001 and related Environmental standards
The management and conservation of the Environment rely greatly on a set of crucial laws, protocols, and standards that have been derived for prescribing certain limits and encouraging effective management and mitigation strategies to various Environmental aspects that may harm the Environment directly or indirectly….
Personal Communication and Training in EMS
Keeping communication fundamentals in mind to get the message across to EMS providers and Training contractions are vital elements for successfully designing an Environmental Management System (EMS). Importance of EMS training Training Contraction simply means EMS training workshops to get your staff up to speed. Training is a necessary…
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