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2014-07-31 23:21:09

R.A.K.I. Computers Recycling announces its renewed R2 certification and sheds light on why the community and businesses alike should celebrate responsible recycling. Houston, Texas (PRWEB) July 31, 2014 For years, R.A.K.I. Computers Recycling has made a habit of adhering to a standard that guarantees a safe, secure, and sustainable method of recycling electronics. As July comes to a close, it was yet again time for R.A.K.I. to undergo the rigorous R2 certification audit. R2 was created...

2014-07-30 23:13:42

New Segment Features Innovations in This Commitment to the Environment... (PRWEB) July 30, 2014 Although recycling and reusing items is not a new concept, the growth of the recycling industry has been phenomenal over the last several years. During the 1960s, only about 6 percent of municipal waste was recycled, but now as much as 1/3 of the trash that is generated in the United States goes through recycling and is reused to create new products or items. By understanding the way that...

2014-07-30 23:04:57

Becomes only R2:2013 certified electronics recycler in the Dakotas. Sioux Falls, SD (PRWEB) July 30, 2014 Bargain Bytes, Inc. has become one of the first companies in the country to earn certification to the newly upgraded Responsible Recycling Practices for Electronics Recycling (R2) Standard. Already certified to R2:2008, e-Stewards and ISO 14001, Bargain Bytes has joined the elite group of recyclers that have achieved the new R2:2013 certification. “This accomplishment sets us...

2014-07-18 23:03:57

The waste heat recovery systems market is expected to grow at a CAGR of 6.5% over the next five years to reach $53,120 million by 2018. http://www.marketsandmarkets.com/Market-Reports/waste-heat-recovery-system-market-202657867.html (PRWEB) July 18, 2014 The report "Waste Heat Recovery Market by Application (Pre-heating, Steam Generation, Electricity & Others), and Industry (Petroleum Refining, Heavy Metal, Cement, Chemical, Natural Gas Compression, Pulp/Paper Industry &...

2014-07-16 08:22:46

The ReFresh Project of New Orleans Wins the 2014 Garnier Green Garden NEW YORK, July 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- After transforming over 1,500 pounds of recycled personal care waste into a one-of-a-kind Garnier Green Garden in Harlem and overhauling a garden at a special needs school in the Bronx, Garnier and TerraCycle took their eco efforts on the road with the "Where Should Our Garden Grow?" campaign to award one recipient with a new community garden. After a public voting period,...

2014-07-16 08:22:34

Electronic Recycling Association donates 50 computers to United Way Toronto CALGARY, July 16, 2014 /CNW/ - Bojan Paduh, Founder and President of the Electronic Recycling Association (ERA), announced today that ERA has donated 50 computers to United Way Toronto. "We are thrilled to help United Way," said Paduh. "Our overall goal is to support organizations like United Way by providing access to technology," he added. "This enables United Way to provide individuals who likely...

2014-07-09 23:14:46

Leading maker of two-wheel waste and recycling carts opens new manufacturing facility in Salt Lake City. Charlotte, NC (PRWEB) July 09, 2014 Toter®, a Wastequip® brand, and the nation’s leading manufacturer of two-wheel curbside waste and recycling collection carts, announces the opening of its newest manufacturing facility in Salt Lake City, Utah. The announcement reaffirms Toter’s commitment to its strategic growth strategy and the expansion of manufacturing in the U.S....

2014-07-01 12:23:20

PHILADELPHIA, July 1, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- St. Hubert's Catholic High School for Girls was selected by the Professional Recyclers of Pennsylvania (PROP) to receive their Waste Watchers Award in recognition of the school's recycling efforts during 2013. The Award is presented each year to organizations whose programs demonstrate outstanding achievements in recycling, public education, special event recycling, special collections, recycling innovations, and waste reduction. The award...

2014-06-25 23:12:40

At “Disassemble It! Explore It! Rebuild It!” day camp, the Roseville Utility Exploration Center will enable 12-17 year-old makers to repurpose electronics, learn to solder circuit boards, assemble speakers and visit Sims Recycling Solutions to introduce advanced manufacturing careers with support from the Sierra College STEM Collaborative. Rocklin, CA (PRWEB) June 25, 2014 On Monday, July 7 through Friday, July 11 from 9 am to noon, the Roseville Utility Exploration Center will offer...

2014-06-25 08:24:30

BOSTON, June 25, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Covanta (NYSE: CVA), a world leader in sustainable waste management and renewable energy, today announced a new agreement with the City of Boston for sustainable waste disposal. The five-year contract will send approximately 140,000 tons of waste per year to Covanta's Energy-from-Waste (EfW) facilities in Massachusetts. The new agreement begins July 1, 2014. "We're very pleased to have been chosen yet again by the City of Boston to provide...


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