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2011-07-20 09:00:00

NORMAN and SHAWNEE, Okla., July 20, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- As part of the Keep America Beautiful and Keep Oklahoma Beautiful programs, Waste Management Recycle America, a subsidiary of Waste Management (WM), and LG Electronics USA (LG) are hosting two free eCycling events in the state of Oklahoma. These events offer residents an opportunity to give life to their old residential electronic equipment in an environmentally sound manner that is free, convenient and secure. During this...

2011-07-12 10:40:00

ST. LOUIS, July 12, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- While the majority of Americans say they recycle, the frequency with which they do so is still surprisingly low, according to the results of a recent survey conducted on behalf of Yesterday's News®, a cat litter brand made with recycled paper products. Eighty-seven percent of the adults surveyed report that they recycle, however only half (51%) say they recycle everyday. And, when unsure if an item is recyclable, the survey...

2011-07-07 00:00:28

Busch Systems to assist college and university recycling program efforts throughout the United States and Canada. Barrie, ON (PRWEB) July 06, 2011 With recycling becoming more and more prominent in every facet of our lives, universities & colleges are looking to either initiate or expand their recycling programs. Busch Systems International, the leading manufacturer of recycling containers, is looking to help the cause. With universities and colleges across North America starting to...

2011-06-24 10:42:00

STAMFORD, Conn., June 24, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- There is no question living in a technological age comes with tremendous benefits. We can surf the web at the speed of light, watch movies and TV on our phones and conduct business from the remotest locations. However, the constant upgrading of technology comes at a price - e-waste. As Americans constantly upgrade to the newest technology, landfills are becoming crowded at an alarming rate with outdated computers, cell phones, printers,...

2011-06-10 00:00:30

URT will collect and recycle old household electronics at no cost on June 18, 2011 from 10am-2pm at Janesville Mall (Janesville, WI), East Towne Mall (Madison, WI) and West Towne Mall (Madison, WI), and June 25, 2011 from 10am-2pm at its Janesville processing facility, 2535 Beloit Ave., Janesville, WI. Janesville, WI (PRWEB) June 09, 2011 Universal Recycling Technologies (URT) is celebrating its recent successes and ongoing commitment to responsible recycling with a series of free community...

2011-06-04 00:00:29

The certifications represent years of concerted effort to recycle ethically and operate responsibly. URT is only the eleventh recycling company in the nation to achieve an e-Stewards® certification. Janesville, WI (PRWEB) June 03, 2011 Universal Recycling Technologies, LLC (URT) received three significant certifications this month at its Janesville, WI headquarters and processing facility: ISO 9001:2008, ISO 14001:2004, and certification to the e-Stewards® Standard for Responsible...

2011-06-03 16:39:00

CORONA, Calif., June 3, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- A collaborative effort involving public school systems, a waste hauler, a foodservice distributor, and Dart Container Corporation to recycle foam school lunch trays has hit a new milestone in California - with more than one million trays now being collected and recycled each month. Tray by tray, the state's largest volunteer lunch tray recycling effort plays to the interests of school systems eager to maintain costs without jeopardizing the...

2011-05-30 08:35:01

Incorporating advanced recycling technologies of a Japanese consumer electronics company Osaka, May 30, 2011 - (JCN Newswire) - Panasonic Corporation(1), Hangzhou DADI Environmental Protection Engineering Co., Ltd., DOWA Holdings Co., Ltd.(2), and Sumitomo Corporation today announced they have reached an agreement to form a jointly-held company in China , Panasonic DADI DOWA Summit Recycling Hangzhou Co., Ltd. (proposed name; hereafter "Panasonic Hangzhou DADI")...

2011-05-28 00:00:51

The National Center for Electronics Recycling has released its annual Per Capita Collection Index for 2010. For the first time, the index shows a slight decrease of 2% among programs that have been followed for the past five years. Las Vegas, NV (PRWEB) May 27, 2011 The National Center for Electronics Recycling (NCER) announced today the 2010 per capita collection index (PCCI) for electronics recycling programs as showing a 2% decrease from 2009. The fifth annual PCCI, which measures...

2011-05-26 15:20:06

Less than one-third of 60 metals studied have end-of-life recycling rate above 50 percent; 34 are under 1 percent Smarter product designs, support for developing country waste management schemes, and encouraging developed country households not to 'squirrel away' old electronic goods in drawers and closets could help boost recycling of metals world-wide. According to a report released today by the United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP), recycling rates of metals are in many cases far...


Word of the Day
cruet
  • A vial or small glass bottle, especially one for holding vinegar, oil, etc.; a caster for liquids.
This word is Middle English in origin, and ultimately comes from the Old French, diminutive of 'crue,' flask.
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