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2013-01-24 23:00:06

PENETRON Gains ISO 14001 Environmental Standards Approval, an internationally recognized standard that emphasizes the continuous improvement of an environmental management system. E. Setauket, NY (PRWEB) January 24, 2013 PENETRON International has been successfully certified for the ISO 14001 environmental standards in a third-party audit of its facilities, including the company´s product development center and production plant in Allentown, PA (USA). “This ISO certification is a...

2012-11-06 03:31:45

Spanish legislation on waste management changed in July last year. Until then, the consumer was responsible for the disposal of products. According to Mr Unai Tamayo, economist at the University of the Basque Country (UPV/EHU), the new laws “foment the construction of closed systems, such as in taverns: the container being taken out and subsequently returned. Moreover, when a manufacturer launches a product on to the market, once consumed, the packaging is considered waste, and the...


Word of the Day
caparison
  • A cloth or covering, more or less ornamented, laid over the saddle or furniture of a horse, especially of a sumpter-horse or horse of state.
  • Clothing, especially sumptuous clothing; equipment; outfit.
  • To cover with a caparison, as a horse.
  • To dress sumptuously; adorn with rich dress.
This word ultimately comes from the Medieval Latin 'cappa,' cloak.
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