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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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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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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The Ultimate Guide to Sustainable Carbon Scrubbing

by Byers Scientific | May 24, 2021 | Cannabis | Odor

Carbon filters are the recommended best management practice (BMP) for cannabis emissions and odor control according to the Denver Cannabis Sustainability Working Group’s 2020 BMP Guide. Carbon filtration is currently the best control technology…

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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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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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Odor Mitigation at the South Wake Landfill

by Byers Scientific | January 27, 2021 | Odor

In 2017, Wake County installed a new type of odor-control system spanning the southern perimeter of the South Wake Landfill. The system has been in place for just under a…

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Employing New Weapons to Fight Landfill Odors

by Byers Scientific | January 27, 2021 | Odor

Landfill owners spend millions to control or prevent noxious odors, one of their greatest struggles. In less common, worst-case scenarios, they invest millions more dealing with lawsuits. Some of best…

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It’s Time to Clear the Air on “Carbon Filtration”

by Byers Scientific | January 27, 2021 | Cannabis | Odor

Hi, I am Dr. William Vizuete, Chief Scientific Officer at Pacific Environmental Analytics (PEA). At PEA, we work with both new and experienced commercial cannabis cultivators and processors, but one…

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Where and When to Spend Your Odor Control Bucks

by Byers Scientific | January 27, 2021 | Cannabis | Emissions | Odor

Hi, I am Dr. Alex Guenther of Pacific Environmental Analytics (PEA). Last month, we took a closer look at molecular filtration and identified some often overlooked considerations that can have…

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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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Odorous Assault

by Byers Scientific | January 12, 2021 | Odor

Odor is an ongoing challenge for landfills and compost operations, but not because of biological changes. Byers Scientific founder, Marc Byers, weighs in. Odor is an ongoing challenge for landfills…

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Don’t Be a Nasty Neighbor

by Byers Scientific | January 12, 2021 | Odor

It’s inevitable that landfills will have some type of neighbors—and keeping them happy by reducing odor is an important part of business. It’s inevitable that landfills will have some type…

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