Examining the efficiency of biofilters for air pollution controlAugust 2017
We see them everywhere—concrete pits built beside industrial or municipal facilities that look like big swimming pools but without the water.
They’re biofilters, a rudimentary technology designed to remove pollutants and odors from air impacted by industrial and manufacturing processes. The method has been in use for decades.

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Biological treatments for H2S removalAugust 2017
The compound H2S —hydrogen sulfide— smells like rotten eggs and is produced as a result of many industrial facilities’ processes, including in the brewing, food and beverage, pulp and paper, pharmaceutical and oil & gas industries.
Problems caused by the hazardous compound range from stinking up neighborhoods to corroding industrial equipment to putting public and environmental health at risk, so its removal has become a necessary component of industrial processes worldwide.

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How do biotrickling filters and bioscrubbers differ?August 2017
Similarities between biotrickling filters and bioscrubbers abound, but the subtle difference between the two has major performance implications.

Biological odor and emission treatment systems have seen growing favor among industrial facility managers in search of a clean, sustainable and potentially cheaper way to treat unpleasant or dangerous air.

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Controlling WWTP Odors in Brownsville, TXDecember 2016
A video by Brownsville Public Utilities Board

“Now that the work is complete, City Commissioner Longoria says that the difference is clear. The new odor control system at the South Wastewater Treatment Plant is a major improvement for people who live in the area. This project shows the importance of having a utility motivated toward meeting customer requests as well as one that’s here to work alongside the city to accomplish that goal.”

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Pollution Equipment NewsDecember 2016 / January 2017
Odor Control Solutions for Australia’s Largest Brewery Operation

“Once installed in the Tooheys brewery in August of 2014, the EcoPure and EcoCarb technologies immediately began removing more than 99.9 percent of hydrogen sulfide (H2S) odors and the majority of organic odours from the airstreams of the wastewater facilities without using any chemicals.”

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