Cannabis Odor Update: Source of the Skunk-Like Smell

by Byers Scientific | January 07, 2022 | Blog | Cannabis | Odor

In early 2021, a research team lead by Byers Scientific, Iowa State University and private odor experts reported a breakthrough discovery of the long-questioned identity of the source of the…

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Understanding Detection Thresholds and the Value of a Third-Party Certified Odor Panel

by Byers Scientific | December 31, 2021 | Blog | Emissions | Odor

The human nose is the ultimate judge when faced with determining the extent of an odor control problem. However, the difficulty lies with the fact that human olfactory systems are…

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The Power of Adsorption: How MT-6 Scrubbers Mitigate Hemp Cultivation Odors

by Byers Scientific | November 29, 2021 | Blog | Cannabis | Odor

Hemp cultivation has decreased across the United States again this year. This drop can be attributed to a number of different factors, including stalled regulation and pushback from communities living…

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There’s No “One Size Fits All” Approach to Landfill Odor Control. Here’s Why.

by Byers Scientific | November 29, 2021 | Blog | Odor

Irksome odors from municipal solid waste create a deep divide between facilities and the communities they serve. The unintended consequences of poor landfill odor control can cost facility managers valuable…

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Introducing The MT-6™ With Electrostatic Ionization Phase: Improve Indoor Air Quality While Combating Cannabis Odors

by Byers Scientific | October 14, 2021 | Blog | Cannabis | Odor

At Byers Scientific, we’re committed to helping companies future-proof their business. For us, that means staying at the forefront of odor and emissions innovation, technology, and research. Since launching our…

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How The Byers Emissions Analysis Team Can Help You Curb Hemp Odor Complaints

by Byers Scientific | September 29, 2021 | Blog | Cannabis

Odor complaints cause numerous problems for industrial hemp producers. Not only do they drive a wedge between farmers and the surrounding community, but they can also result in expensive fines…

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The Crucial Role Of Odor Analysis In Designing Comprehensive Odor Control Systems

by Byers Scientific | September 29, 2021 | Blog | Odor

Growing populations and urban sprawl create new challenges for solid waste management facilities. Lack of space for increased solid waste may seem like the biggest problem, but another looming issue…

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Wastewater Odor Mitigation: The Importance of Real-Time Monitoring

by Byers Scientific | August 31, 2021 | Blog | Odor

It’s hard to overstate the importance of wastewater treatment facilities. Consider, for example, that in a city of 2 million people, the average wastewater treatment plant handles hundreds of millions…

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How Can Facility Emissions Assessments Support Cannabis Emissions Benchmarking?

by Byers Scientific | August 31, 2021 | Blog | Cannabis

Recently, the cannabis market has made huge strides, and new data suggests demand will only continue to rise. According to Forbes, the legal market is projected to pull in $43…

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How Breakthroughs in Cannabis Odor Research Can and Should Shape Odor Control Policies

by Byers Scientific | July 28, 2021 | Blog | Cannabis

Commercial cannabis is a booming industry with incredible profit potential. By 2026, experts predict the legal U.S. cannabis market will reach $41 billion in annual sales, making it roughly the…

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The Future of Commercial Odor Control Must Be Connected, Scalable, and Custom

by Byers Scientific | July 28, 2021 | Blog | Odor

Odor control is a crucial consideration for waste processing facilities across the country. In fact, a lack of comprehensive odor control poses a distinct liability for these essential facilities. Luckily,…

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The True Costs of Insufficient Industrial Odor Control

by Byers Scientific | June 24, 2021 | Blog | Odor

It is a given that industrial-scale waste processing facilities such as landfills, wastewater treatment plants, and commercial composting facilities emit odors. What’s less clear, primarily due to the subjective nature…

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Why A Clear Picture of Your Emissions Profile Is Essential For Proper Odor Neutralization

by Byers Scientific | June 24, 2021 | Blog | Cannabis | Emissions

With the 2018 legalization of hemp and more recent surge of state-level legalization for recreational cannabis, commercial cannabis cultivation is a rapidly growing industry. Yet, as commercial hemp and cannabis…

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3 Ways Byers Scientific Empowers Real-Time Odor Complaint Management

by Byers Scientific | May 24, 2021 | Blog | Odor | Resources

Odor complaints and commercial operations often go hand-in-hand, especially as population growth sends residential developments sprawling closer to industrial sites. However, because odor investigation and assessments rely on highly subjective…

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Can Smells from Cannabis Cultivation Be Effectively Measured & Controlled?

by Byers Scientific | May 21, 2021 | Blog | Cannabis | Emissions | Resources

Whether you love or loathe the distinct smell of cannabis, there’s no denying that it has quickly become a talking point in communities across the country. With recreational cannabis now…

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Sustainable Ways to Mitigate Emissions and Odor for Cultivators and Processors

by Byers Scientific | May 13, 2021 | Blog | Cannabis | Emissions | Resources

As a sustainable business, it is imperative to be a steward of the environment, which includes being mindful of environmental and social impact concerns of air quality and odor emissions….

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Smart Technology for Landfill Odors Leveraging the Power of the Industrial Internet of Things (IIoT)

by Byers Scientific | April 22, 2021 | Blog | Odor | Resources

Byers Scientific (“Byers”) offers proven and innovative solutions for industrial-scale odor mitigation, data-driven emissions analysis, and scalable Cloud-based (IIoT) technology engineered for the solid waste industry. As one of the…

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Byers Emissions Analysis – Empowering Sustainable Commercial Cannabis

by Byers Scientific | April 22, 2021 | Blog | Emissions | Resources

Byers Emissions Analysis (BEA) identifies, measures, models and assesses cannabis plant emissions serving operators, regulators and communities. BEA provides critical site-specific emissions data to empower informed decisions and offer solutions…

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Cannabis Emissions and the Source of the “Skunk-like” Odor

by Byers Scientific | March 19, 2021 | Blog | Resources

Have you ever wondered why the term ‘skunky’ is so often used to describe the detectable emissions of particularly smelly cannabis? Well, a research team lead by Byers Scientific has discovered the answer in their ongoing research to isolate and mitigate the odor-causing compound(s) found in cannabis.

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Inside Look at the Odor Control Industry’s New Gold Standard

by Byers Scientific | March 17, 2021 | Blog

Byers’ latest product offering, the MT-6™ Molecular Filtration System, a 6,000 CFM industrial-scale interior odor mitigation solution, is engineered to work in phases to ensure efficient and effective odor control….

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Top 5 Reasons Why Knowing Your Canopy Emissions Profile Can Save You Time, Money, and Energy

by Byers Scientific | February 13, 2021 | Blog

Byers Emissions Analysis developed a scientific and mathematical approach for quantifying odor coming from Cannabis plant emissions at a given facility. Our lead scientists, Dr. Will Vizuete and Dr. Alex…

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Introducing Byers Scientific—Empowering Growth

by Byers Scientific | February 03, 2021 | Blog

Byers Scientific offers proven and innovative solutions for industrial-scale odor mitigation, data-driven emissions analysis, and scalable Cloud-based technology engineered for a variety of industries. The origin story The company’s founder,…

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The Science of Odor

by Byers Scientific | January 26, 2021 | Blog | Odor

Our sense of smell—like our sense of taste—is part of our chemosensory system, or the “chemical senses”. In order for us to smell a particular thing molecules from that thing…

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