The American Institute of Chemical Engineers (AIChE) Institute for Sustainability is well positioned to establish a baseline definition of what Sustainability entails, as well as to establish a Body of Knowledge (BOK) in the field of sustainability. The body of knowledge at the heart of the new sustainability credential is based on AIChE’s Sustainability Index.
July 22-25, 2014
This conference, organized by the PanAm RCN with AIChE, IfS and SBE, will gather a network of biofuels sustainability researchers from a wide range of disciplines along with industry leaders, government officials, leaders of non-governmental organizations, foundations, and other professionals to focus on a range of sustainability issues.
April 25-27, 2014
IfS will be participating at the 10th Annual National Sustainable Design Expo (NSDE) this year and you should too! The expo will be held April 25-27, 2014, at the Washington Convention Center in Washington D.C. and is open to the public.
AIChE & A&WMA Web Forum: Getting the Most from Every Drop – The Latest Developments in Water Recycling
April 24, 2014
Environmental Progress & Sustainable Energy Journal
Al Goodman, Allegra K. da Silva
Industrial facilities are increasingly turning to water reuse for a wide range of purposes. This article reviews water-reclamation technologies and explains how to determine whether water reuse is a feasible option for your plant.
The Boiler MACT regulation provides compliance options that include pollution-abatement equipment, work practices, and energy efficiency improvements. An energy management and reporting system (EMRS) can be a part of a plant’s compliance strategy.
Whether you own a hazardous-material treatment plant, send your wastes to one, or operate an onsite waste-processing unit, here are some pointers for dealing with the unique challenges you may face.
Bruce W. Uhlman, Peter Saling
Eco-efficiency analysis promotes an understanding of the economic and environmental trade-offs over products’ lifecycles, and supports informed, strategic decision-making in all areas of a business, from spurring innovative product development to...
Lifecycle analysis (LCA) techniques can be used to quantify the environmental performance of a product, process, or service. This article describes several LCA methods and their application to supply chains.