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Oil Spill Clean Up

Oil Spill Clean Up Equipment in use at a property in Co. Laois

At a property recently where the homeowner suffered a loss of 200 litres of heating oil from a leak in a fitting at the oil tank, part of the remediation (clean up) process necessitated excavation of contaminated soil and fill material in the back garden. Then we applied our oil spill response equipment: Absorbent materials were applied to the standing water in the excavation to remove any...
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Verde demonstrates their Oil Spill Response Equipment to Film Location Managers

After being called to an emergency oil spill incident on a film location site in Co. Wicklow recently where 280l of diesel fuel had leaked from a faulty pipe on a generator truck, we advised on best practice in terms of cleaning it up, i.e. what oil spill products to use and how to correctly dispose of the resultant waste. Using our oil spill products, the site was remediated before any environmen...
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Environmental issues for Irish data centres

Some of the specific data centre environmental issues that are relevant to data centre operations are: Fuel storage and dangerous substances The Seveso III Directive is aimed at preventing major accidents involving dangerous substances and limiting the consequences in the event of such a major accident. If a data center stores 2,500 tonnes or more of gas oil (i.e. diesel fuel) for the purpos...
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Introducing our NEW DEDICATED OIL SPILL CLEAN UP Website!

Introducing our NEW DEDICATED OIL SPILL CLEAN UP Website! www.oilcleanup.ie Everything you need to know about cleaning up an oil spill on your property is now just a click away! We know how stressful an oil spill can be, so we have created our new easy to navigate and user-friendly dedicated oil spill clean-up website to reassure you that although it is a first time for you, it is the ...
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Can your split ends help to clean oil spills?

On March 24, 1989, the world became aware of an environmental calamity in Alaska as an Exxon Valdez oil tanker spewed millions of crude oil into the Alaskan waters.  The tragic news grasped the attention of Phil McCrory, a hairdresser in Alabama. McCrory watched heart-wrenching footages of an otter covered in oil on television and did not manage to get the images out of his head.  With zero experi...
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Innovative solution for oil spill clean up – by studying leaf structure

For years, scientists have been inspired by nature to innovate solutions to tricky problems, even oil spills — manmade disasters with devastating environmental and economic consequences. A new USC study takes a cue from leaf structure to fabricate material that can separate oil and water, which could lead to safer and more efficient oil spill clean-up methods. In addition, the material is capable...
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Remediation of Oil Spills

Dr. Gary Canny, PhD, BSc Env, Technical Manager of Verde Remediation Services Ltd will be presenting on The Management and Remediation of Oil Spills at #buildeng 2017, a Conference for Construction Professionals on Friday 29th September at City North Hotel, Gormanston, Co. Meath.
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Mini Skimmer

Verde technician using a mini skimmer on a residential site that had an oil tank leak. A mini skimmer is a small selective floating drum oil skimmer driven by a 12V motor, the Elastec Mini Skimmer is ideal for marinas, ponds, streams and small industrial tanks for recovering food processing oils, and light oils such as lube oil, hydraulic, diesel and sheens. It can be run from a low voltage power...
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Oil Spill Remediation

Verde Remediation Services have crews undertaking oil spill remediation projects all over the country. Guess where one lucky crew were?            
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