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Why Diesel Particulate Matter Reduction is Key to Clean Air

Why Diesel Particulate Matter Reduction is Key to Clean Air

This is a time to reflect and evaluate your current practices that impact air quality.  If you manage, own or operate data centers, hospitals, port cranes or workboats, a TRU-equipped fleet, or other diesel-powered equipment, it is more important than ever before to demonstrate a solid commitment to sustainable operations, enhancing public perception and ensuring your organization is receiving an A+ grade for a strong commitment to reducing harmful emissions.

Are you doing everything possible to demonstrate this commitment?

The impact of offroad diesel engines on the environment

Offroad diesel engines have a significant impact on the environment, particularly in terms of diesel particulate matter, or DPM, carbon footprint and climate change.

  • These engines emit high levels of DPM, which is a mixture of fine particles and chemicals. These particles can penetrate deep into the lungs and cause a range of health problems, including respiratory illnesses such as asthma, bronchitis, and lung cancer. It can also exacerbate existing health conditions, such as heart disease and diabetes.
  • Offroad diesel engines also emit other pollutants that contribute to climate change, such as nitrogen oxides (NOx). These pollutants can cause the formation of ground-level ozone, which is a potent greenhouse gas.
  • The reaction of these pollutants with sunlight and other contaminants produces a chemical reaction that creates smog that can be harmful to breathe, causing myriad air quality issues, including respiratory conditions that can affect whole communities.

Yet, offroad diesel engines are critical to the infrastructure of many industries, and at this point in time, cannot be replaced by electric power.

Did you know the impact of offroad diesel engine use on the environment can be mitigated today, not months or years from now? How? Through active diesel particulate filter technology. It’s what we do at Rypos.

What is an active diesel particulate filter?

Active diesel particulate filters are exhaust after-treatment devices that can be fitted to a wide variety of diesel engines in many different industry sectors. Rypos active DPFs trap up to 95% of harmful emissions — immediately upon installation — and prevent these pollutants from reaching the atmosphere, where they can cause significant environmental damage and negatively impact the health of communities.

Our active filters are capable of self-cleaning, automatically regenerating regardless of exhaust temperatures, engine loads, cold starts and engine run time. In addition, they require very little maintenance once installed.

The benefits of commitment to sustainability by using active DPF technology

There are some compelling benefits that can result from firmly—and visibly—committing to sustainability through Rypos active DPF technology. Benefits can include:

  1. The improvement of a company’s reputation and brand image, leading to increased customer loyalty and sales.
  2. Cost savings through improved efficiency and reduced waste. Active DPFs decrease the unnecessary consumption of diesel fuel needed to perform regeneration, saving additional carbon emissions as well as decreasing fuel costs.
  3. It can reduce regulatory risks and potential legal liabilities. Only Rypos DPFs meet CARB Level 3+ and EPA standards, which are the most advanced engine emissions standards implemented to date.
  4. CO2 offsets from the utilization of DPF technology can be calculated and presented as evidence of environmental commitment to sustainability.

Are you truly committed to sustainability and reducing your carbon footprint?

Sustainability is becoming increasingly important for all businesses in every sector, as the world is facing pressing environmental and social challenges such as climate change, resource depletion and social inequality. Sustainability in business means meeting the needs of the present without compromising the ability of future generations to meet their own needs. It involves considering the long-term impacts of business practices on the environment, society, and economy. And doing something to rectify this today, not tomorrow.

Businesses that prioritize sustainability are not only better equipped to manage risks and adapt to changes but also create added value for their stakeholders and society as a whole.

Furthermore, consumers and investors are increasingly demanding businesses operate sustainably, and failing to do so can result in reputational damage and lost opportunities.

Take responsibility for your industry impact on the environment

Reducing diesel particulate matter emissions requires a collective effort from many industries. Organizations must act today to take responsibility for their impact on the environment and commit to sustainable practices. This includes stopping the lip service and transparently acting to reduce carbon footprints and minimizing harmful emissions such as DPM. By doing so, businesses can make a positive impact on the environment, the health of customers and employees, and contribute to a more sustainable future.

See how Boston College used a DPF to offset its carbon footprint.

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Want to learn more about Rypos’ emission control systems?

Contact Rypos, the emissions control specialists, today to find out how our active diesel particulate filters can help your company meet its sustainability goals.