Thursday, December 8, 2022

PVC cables sector has worked to reduce toxic emissions, as sector conference explores

The most recent developments in sustainability and innovation in the PVC cables sector were discussed on 5 October at the 3rd PVC4Cables* Conference in...

Government sets out new targets on air quality, water pollution, waste and woodland cover

The UK government announced new environmental targets in four key areas of air quality, water, waste reduction and woodland cover on 16 March....

Air and noise quality study will help inform Oxford City’s future environmental policy approach

Researchers at the University of Birmingham and University of Oxford have secured £207,000 funding from the Natural Environment Research Council to investigate the impacts...

New report aims to advance safety for waste collection vehicle crews during the pandemic

Report by University College London supports the importance of ventilation and cleaning A new report from UCL, commissioned by resource recovery firm Veolia, presents...

Grimy windows could be harbouring toxic pollutants

Dirty windows can harbour potentially harmful pollutants under protective films of fatty acids from cooking emissions – and these can hang around over long...

Property industry likely to be breaking the law by failing to disclose air pollution...

Explosive new QC legal opinion suggests estate agents, property websites, surveyors and conveyancers are now legally obliged to inform prospective buyers and...

Smart, affordable monitor

Instrument firm Oizom has launched an industrial-grade, single-parameter air quality monitor - AQBot - capable of measuring a range of gases in addition to particulate matter.
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Getting off-track with PM

When it comes to minimising road transport’s impact on the environment, an enduring theme seems to be: Fix one thing and another problem pops up elsewhere (maybe even because of one of these so-called solutions).

SPONSORED CONTENT: 10 things AQMesh did first

2022 marked 10 years of innovation and leadership from AQMesh. To highlight the group’s experience, ongoing forward-thinking and its commitment to pushing the capabilities...

Customisable air pollution alerts now available for monitor series

Air quality specialist EarthSense released live ambient air pollution alerting capabilities to its MyAir® web application on 25 May, "enabling prompt action against thresholds...

Sponsored Content: Ten years of innovation and leadership

AQ Mesh has been commercially available since 2012 and the firm says it the most proven and relied-upon small sensor system on the market.

Sponsored content: Monitoring airflow in road tunnels

Article provided by CODEL International Ltd. Find out more at codel.co.uk In most road tunnels there are ventilation systems installed of which there are three...

Studying tiny plastics in the air

Large pieces of plastic can break down into nanosized particles that often find their way into soil and water. Perhaps less well known is that they can also float in the air. It's unclear how nanoplastics impact human health, but animal studies suggest they're potentially harmful. Researchers have developed a sensor that detects these particles and determines the types, amounts and sizes of the plastics using colourful dot films.

Leeds City Council waives ticket costs for air quality conference

An accredited online medical conference bringing together some of the country’s top air pollution experts will now be free to attend on 4 October,...

Publicly accessible, hyper-local air quality sensor network launches in Camden

A seemingly ground-breaking street-level, real-time air quality sensor network has launched in Camden, presented by air quality specialist AirScape as a bid "to fundamentally...

Complaint launched after government misses legal deadline on environmental protections

On 1 November green groups submitted a letter of complaint to Defra after the Government failed to meet a legal deadline on setting new...

Measuring multiple particle sizes

Instrumentation firm TSI recently introduced an air quality monitor equipped for simultaneous measurement of PM1, PM2.5, PM4 and PM10 particulate matter, in addition to temperature and relative humidity

Sponsored Content: Budget-friendly clean air technology

Anua Clean Air UK is an established leader in the fields of high performance, low-cost odour and solvent emission abatement primarily based on its patented biofiltration and bio-scrubbing technologies.
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Sponsored content: Air acumen supports complicated projects

AS Modelling & Data is a well established provider of atmospheric dispersion and deposition modelling using the latest version of ADMS for a wide range of clients including but not limited to farms, the wastewater industry, waste management, general manufacturing and Local Authorities.

Sponsored Content: Firm prioritises air quality

“At Air Spectrum Environmental, our priority is improving air quality in the industrial and workplace setting. Where possible, we believe that greening supply chains will make a huge difference to reduce or even eliminate emissions in our environment and improve occupational health and safety. This has become a focus for us as a product provider and as an organisation.”