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2011-08-09 08:00:00

CINCINNATI, Aug. 9, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- xpedx, one of the largest and premier distribution companies in North America, is implementing a national recycling program in association with its parent company, International Paper (NYSE: IP). This initiative is an element in xpedx's overall sustainability strategy, where the business is committed to maintaining sustainable operations, offering sustainable product choices and providing leadership in sustainable business practices for its...

2011-08-05 11:00:00

ERIE, Pa., Aug. 5, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Clean out those desk drawers and office storage areas of old cell phones and empty printer cartridges and donate them to Special Olympics Illinois through its new recycling program Recycle for Competition, a proud sponsor of the Windy City Rubber Ducky Derby. "This program is new way for businesses and individuals to help a great cause without spending a dime," said Carrie Belknap, Project Manager, Recycle for Competition. "If you're near 400 N....

2011-08-03 14:40:53

Manufacturers of everything from smart phones to SUVs are starting to design products not just for the customer's use, but also for an often troublesome life after the consumer, according to an article in Chemical & Engineering News (C&EN), ACS' weekly newsmagazine. The cover story by C&EN Senior Editor Melody M. Bomgardner focuses on product stewardship, an increasingly popular approach to environmental protection in which manufacturers, retailers, users, and disposers share...

2011-08-01 08:22:00

HOUSTON, Aug. 1, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- WM Recycle America, L.L.C., a subsidiary of Waste Management, Inc. (NYSE: WM), the largest waste services and residential recycling company in North America, today announced it has acquired Access Computer Products, Inc., a leading provider of cell phone, ink and toner cartridge, and consumer electronics reverse logistics, remarketing, and recycling services. Mordell, LLC, a re-commerce partner responsible for refurbishing and selling used computer...

2011-07-27 08:00:00

SEATTLE, July 27, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- The non-profit Basel Action Network (BAN) and LG Electronics today announced that LG Electronics Inc. is the first "Global e-Stewards Enterprise," a company committed to responsible recycling of its electronic waste and choosing to use e-Stewards® Certified electronics recyclers worldwide. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20110203/CG42292LOGO-d) "This is historic," said BAN Executive Director Jim Puckett. "To have a...


Word of the Day
grass-comber
  • A landsman who is making his first voyage at sea; a novice who enters naval service from rural life.
According to the OED, a grass-comber is also 'a sailor's term for one who has been a farm-labourer.'