Top 10 Oil Spill Clean-Up Innovations To Date

Oil spill describes the event in which crude oil is released into the environment, most typically the ocean. It is a severe form of pollution that threatens the life of the surrounding area and its inhabitants and can take an extremely long time to clean up.

When oil is spilled in the ocean, it is often cleaned up by a technique called, ‘in situ burning’. As the title suggests, this is where the oil is burned away but this method is costly to coastlines, inland areas, ocean organisms and causes a great deal of air pollution.

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Plant Nappy – Everything You Need To Know

We supply a popular range of Plant Nappy’s – but how exactly do they work?!

How Do They Work?

The Plant nappy is a new way of ensuring that spill containment is effective outdoors. In the UK, there is always a chance of rain, but we don’t want to be emptying or changing spill containment on a regular basis as they fill with rainwater. Plant Nappy’s avoid this issue in a way that drip trays cannot. Continue reading “Plant Nappy – Everything You Need To Know”

World’s Largest Oil Spill’s – The Facts

Oil spills are a major form of pollution which can cause long-term damage to the environment. There has been numerous oil disasters in the past, yet the two largest in the world have taken place in the last 25 years.

For this blog post I am going to concentrate on these two disasters and the damage they caused. Continue reading “World’s Largest Oil Spill’s – The Facts”

Spill Control & Containment Regulations In The UK

Spill control and containment is a legal requirement for businesses across the UK and Pro Spill try to explain the importance of spill management in the workplace to avoid prosecution by not complying with these laws. Currently the Control of Pollution (Oil Storage) Regulations (2001) apply in England, the Water Environment (Oil Storage) Regulations (2006) apply in Scotland and the Control of Pollution (Oil Storage) Regulations (2010) apply in Northern Ireland. As of 2015, there is no equivalent regulations for Wales. Continue reading “Spill Control & Containment Regulations In The UK”

What Type Of Spill Kit Should I Choose?

It’s a frequently asked question and it’s a common issue encountered by customers looking for spill products. Across the spill absorbents industry, there are different product types which relate to the quality, construction and performance of the spill products. They can normally be grouped on a “good, better and best” basis. Continue reading “What Type Of Spill Kit Should I Choose?”