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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...

2011-12-14 08:00:00

FT Pipeline Systems reveals recent re-certification to all three industry standards London, UK (PRWEB) December 14, 2011 FT Pipeline Systems, one of the leading providers of steel pipes and pipe accessories to the UK construction industry, has revealed that it recently achieved re-certification to all three industry standards; ISO 9001, ISO 14001 and OHSAS 18001. Pipe suppliers FT Pipeline Systems had previously been using a management system developed by QEM Solutions in 2004. When the...


Word of the Day
cock-a-hoop
  • Exultant; jubilant; triumphant; on the high horse.
  • Tipsy; slightly intoxicated.
This word may come from the phrase 'to set cock on hoop,' or 'to drink festively.' Its origin otherwise is unclear. A theory, according to the Word Detective, is that it's a 'transliteration of the French phrase 'coq a huppe,' meaning a rooster displaying its crest ('huppe') in a pose of proud defiance.' Therefore, 'cock-a-hoop' would 'liken a drunken man to a boastful and aggressive rooster.'
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