The category of Environmental Quality encompasses the study of assessing, analyzing, and providing solutions to the problems of  environmental  pollution—such as air, water, soil, and noise pollution—and their potential effects on the health of all organisms, including humans. How is our quality of life affected by the environment?

CONSEF seeks solutions to problems related to indoor and outdoor air quality; the health effects of air, water, soil, radiation, and noise pollution; pollution management (e.g., systems for early warning or control of polluting incidents); the measurement of pollution; waste water treatment and remediation; solid waste treatment and remediation; the effects of radiation; and more.