An open field?

What exactly causes the characteristic "skunky" odour emitted by cannabis production facilities, and what do these emissions mean for air quality professionals and the general public? A recent study attempts such an appraisal.

Firm gains accreditation for odour sampling

Specialist odour consultancy Silsoe Odours has been awarded UKAS accreditation for its odour sampling, giving its customers full confidence that sampling results will meet...
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Citizen science to the rescue?

Identifying and understanding odour problems in a locality can be confusing and contentious. Citizen science seems increasingly equipped to play a decisive role here, for individuals struggling to secure recognition, and appropriate countermeasures, for nuisance pongs in their vicinity. Envirotec looks at a few recent initiatives
Air Spectrum Environmental Ltd is now providing a complete range of olfactometry products after agreeing an exclusive deal with one of the world’s top manufacturers of odour sampling and analysis equipment.

The full Spectrum – Exclusive deal for Midlands expert

Air Spectrum Environmental Ltd is now providing a complete range of olfactometry products after agreeing an exclusive deal with one of the world’s top...

Study day offers up-to-date guidance on odour management

Specialist odour consultancy Silsoe Odours is offering a one-day course on odour management on 31 January 2019. It is seemingly the only CPD-Certified odour...
Panasonic nanoe™ X ionisation system in supermarket

Sponsored content: Ionization system protects against SARS-CoV-2

In April, Panasonic opened its doors to the media to share information and intelligence on the development of its electrostatic ionization technology, nanoe™ X, which the firm says is helping to improve protection and inhibit the growth of certain viruses – including SARS CoV-2.
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Tackling odour issues in wastewater treatment

Dr Chris Charles of Genesis Biosciences discusses the use of biological products for this purpose.

The nose that everyone knows

Seemingly significant strides with the miniaturisation and performance of olfactory sensors have been reported by researchers at the Hong Kong University of Science and...

Odour monitoring dashboard demo

A US biennial conference called Odors [sic] and Air Pollutants took place in late March in Portland, Oregon.

Why use biological products?

Dr Chris Charles, Wastewater and Water Treatment specialist at Genesis Biosciences – the first company to develop and manufacture its own microbial and antimicrobial cleaning products – discusses the benefits of using biological products as an alternative solution to tackle odour issues in the wastewater and water treatment industry

SEPA enquiry at Nigg treatment works

SEPA has launched a public enquiry into operational activities at Nigg Waste Water Treatment Works in the Torry area of Aberdeen, it was reported...
Perhaps the most persistent problem plaguing the waste industry is nuisance odour. David Hill, president of GOC Technologies, believes new techniques could help restore public confidence

Perception and reality – David Hill discusses new techniques

Perhaps the most persistent problem plaguing the waste industry is nuisance odour. David Hill, president of GOC Technologies, believes new techniques could help restore...
Azzuro CEO/President Bonno Koers (left) with ACWA Group Managing Director Gary Jackson

Eastern promise for emissions control partnership

A new partnership aims to provide advanced Biological Emission Control Systems to organisations in the Middle East. Odour control company Azzuro is joining forces...
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Pong appeasing potato processing

Following an installation two years ago of Landia Chopper Pumps and a Landia Aeration System, wasterwater management firm MSE Systems is set to install a further three units for one of the UK’s leading suppliers of potatoes.

Slim SAF meets SEPA spec

Technology from wastewater treatment specialist WPL has been selected by Scottish Water to deliver enhanced ammonia removal at a village treatment works.

Gas-detection specialist launches high-temperature sensor which provides H2S detection for oil and gas installations...

To support the oil and gas industry in the Middle East, Crowcon has developed a high-temperature hydrogen sulphide (H2S) sensor to work alongside its...
As social and economic views on the environment and the way in which we treat our waste are becoming a part of common culture the importance of odour control is coming to the fore

It’s still a work in progress

As social and economic views on the environment and the way in which we treat our waste are becoming a part of common culture...
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Stench symposium

The online conference "Practical Experiences of Odour Management" will be hosted by environmental consultancy Aqua Enviro on 15 June.

Taking containment to the next level

Paul Marsh reviews some recent developments in odour management for AD plants LOCAL resident complaints and planning application refusals have highlighted the potentially malodorous influence...
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Odour management tips shared at one-day conference

A one-day conference on 25 September will explore the range of practical techniques available to help with odour management .