Chlorine Gas; advantages and disadvantages in the water industry
Chlorine Gas; advantages and disadvantages in the water industry

Chlorine gas is a chemical element with symbol Cl and atomic number 17 Chlorine is a yellow-green gas at room temperature. It is an extremely reactive element and a strong oxidising agent.Chlorine gas; advantages:Chlorine is a good bacterial disinfectant requiring short to moderate contact times. Its chemistry is very well understood having been used for disinfection for more than 200 years.In a […]

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Ten ideas to reduce Christmas wrapping waste
Ten ideas to reduce Christmas wrapping waste

The Huffpost reported that “Britons will use enough wrapping paper this Christmas to cover Brighton and Hove””Use less and recycle more” is the message coming out of a recent report by several environmental and animal charitiesWaste facts:Around 114,000 tonnes of plastic packaging will be thrown away and not recycled – which is more than the weight of 3.3 […]

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Circular economy; what role can new technologies play?
Circular economy; what role can new technologies play_

What is the circular economy?There is no exact definition for ‘circular economy’ but broadly speaking it is an economy which encourages zero waste.The Ellen MacArthur Foundation report provides a useful definition of the circular economy:There are powerful drivers for pursuing a circular economy: although a circular approach may not be a feasible solution in every circumstance, […]

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Scottish Water test site to improve global drinking water
Scottish Water test site to improve global drinking water

Fife-based Bridge Biotechnology has become one of the first Scottish firms to test its technology at Scottish Water’s first-of-a-kind innovation development centre near Inverness after landing support from the Hydro Nation Water Innovation Service (HNWS) and partial funding from Scottish Enterprise.The Dunfermline firm, which designs, manufactures and markets sustainable technologies across a range of sectors, […]

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