Three Reasons Why Spilltration Booms, Rugs Are More Effective Than White Sorbents

Posted by Derek Yurgaitis on Nov 30, 2016 8:30:00 AM

The three big reasons that Spilltration™ booms and rugs are more effective than white sorbents are: much higher absorption capacity in the rain; dramatically lower storage requirements; and savings of time, money, and the environment.

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Topics: rain, oil spill, spilltration

A Better Oil Spill Solution for the Rain

Posted by Derek Yurgaitis on Nov 23, 2016 8:30:00 AM

Oil spills in the rain can be particularly challenging. The oil rises to the top of the water and quickly spreads. Plus, old fashioned white sorbents don’t work in the rain. The rainwater actually creates a barrier on the white sorbent and the oil runs off—exactly what you’re trying to prevent.

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Topics: rain, oil spill

Key Tools for Cleaning Up an Oil Spill in the Rain

Posted by Derek Yurgaitis on Oct 12, 2016 8:30:00 AM

As I noted in my last post, “An Overview of Oil Spills,” while the largest oil spills in the world gain all the news, minor spills and leaks that happen daily can have a much greater impact over time. Add rain to the mix and you really have a challenge on your hands. 

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Topics: rain, oil spill