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2014-06-10 08:22:41

Arkansas refinery will initially process over 15 million lbs. of electronic scrap per year OSCEOLA, Ark., June 10, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- BlueOak Resources, a leader in the sustainable sourcing of high-value metals from e-waste, and brainchild of co-founders Priv Bradoo & Bryce Goodman, today announced it has partnered with the Arkansas Teachers' Retirement Fund, a consortium of European and domestic investors, and the Arkansas Development Finance Authority towards the build-out of...

2014-05-30 23:02:04

As students and teachers prepare to dispose of old technology items, Go Junk Free America! offers advise on how to safely and responsibly deal with hazardous e-waste. Los Angeles, CA (PRWEB) May 30, 2014 As the college dorms empty and the high schools prepare to follow suit, millions of students, parents, and teachers are faced with a mountain of used technology items and a choice – keep, donate, or throw away. While trusty laptops and favorite phones usually make the cut of items to...

2014-05-20 20:20:55

TAIPEI, May 20, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Today Wistron and Dell announced a partnership for a sustainable e-waste recycling solution. For the first time, 3rd-party certified closed-loop recycled plastics produced by Wistron are being applied in the manufacturing of Dell's upcoming computer line. The cooperation with Dell is creating an e-waste standard for the industry which can make a lasting contribution to the planet. "This initiative is designed to reduce the dependence on natural...

2014-03-10 08:22:13

At 40 percent below current processing methods, CRT glass recycling solution is most cost effective in the US PEORIA, Ill., March 10, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Since opening its Peoria, Illinois, cathode ray tube (CRT) glass crushing plant five months ago, Kuusakoski Recycling US, has received and processed several million pounds of CRT glass and added 20 new green jobs to the Peoria economy. At over 40 percent of the e-waste stream, CRT devices, such as old computer monitors and...

2014-03-05 23:04:57

Transparency Market Research Report Added "Global Electronic Recycling Market - Industry Analysis, Size, Share, Growth, Trends and Forecast 2013 - 2019" to its database. Browse full report with TOC: http://www.transparencymarketresearch.com/electronics-recycling-market.html Albany, New York, USA (PRWEB) March 05, 2014 According to a new market report published by Transparency Market Research (http://www.transparencymarketresearch.com) “Electronic Recycling (Copper, Steel,...

2014-02-13 23:02:41

The E-Waste Collection and Processing industry has strongly benefited from federal and state government recycling guidelines instituted over the past five years. For this reason, industry research firm IBISWorld has updated its report on the E-Waste Collection and Processing industry in Australia. Melbourne, Australia (PRWEB) February 14, 2014 The E-Waste Collection and Processing industry in Australia is undergoing rapid growth. Many products are included as electronic and electrical...

World Map Database Shows That E-Waste Is On The Rise, US And China At The Top
2013-12-16 04:08:17

Lee Rannals for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online A new report by the US Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) says that the annual world volume of end-of-life electronics is expected to jump to 65.4 million tons by 2017. The report says that by 2017, refrigerators, televisions, mobile phones, computers, monitors, electronic toys and other products with a battery or electrical cord around the world could fill up a line of 40-ton trucks end-to-end on a highway straddling three quarters...

2013-11-18 23:30:42

Local Houston and San Antonio moving company, 3 Men Movers opens its facility to serve as an E-waste recycling center to the greater Houston community. Houston TX (PRWEB) November 18, 2013 3 Men Movers, a 28 year old local Houston moving company, has announced that they will be adding a new environmentally friendly service for the local Houston community. The moving company will now be serving as an E-Waste recycling center. This service is in addition to the company’s local Houston box...

2013-11-06 23:29:03

Lucan Technologies, Inc., headquartered in Colorado, is proud to announce the launch of an Indiegogo campaign for their LUCAN™ Companion PC. The device is based on their modular PC architecture that is described as the evolution and convergence of hardware and software. Greeley, CO (PRWEB) November 06, 2013 LUCAN Technologies, Inc., a startup based in Colorado, has been working on a new modular PC architecture that is based on evolution and convergence of hardware and software. The...


Word of the Day
tesla
  • The unit of magnetic flux density in the International System of Units, equal to the magnitude of the magnetic field vector necessary to produce a force of one newton on a charge of one coulomb moving perpendicular to the direction of the magnetic field vector with a velocity of one meter per second. It is equivalent to one weber per square meter.
This word is named for Nikola Tesla, the inventor, engineer, and futurist.