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2014-01-08 08:21:15

Majority not OK with waste management cost increase to support composting WASHINGTON, Jan. 8, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- New survey data suggests that Americans would be open to composting in their homes if it were more convenient. However, the same national survey found that they don't want to pay additional fees or taxes to support such services. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20131120/DC21142LOGO) While 72 percent of Americans do not compost their food waste, 67 percent of...

2013-12-18 23:00:51

Hydrocore chooses Pilot Travel Centers to purchase fuel Nashville, Tennessee (PRWEB) December 18, 2013 Hydrocore, Inc. is contracting with Pilot Travel Centers to purchase diesel fuel produced from an East Tennessee County waste using its proprietary plasma arc gasification technology. Hydrocore’s Elemental Recovery process utilizes the source material to make products and offers any municipality a single source, waste disposal solution. The Hydrocore Elemental Recovery process...

2013-11-18 23:30:42

Local Houston and San Antonio moving company, 3 Men Movers opens its facility to serve as an E-waste recycling center to the greater Houston community. Houston TX (PRWEB) November 18, 2013 3 Men Movers, a 28 year old local Houston moving company, has announced that they will be adding a new environmentally friendly service for the local Houston community. The moving company will now be serving as an E-Waste recycling center. This service is in addition to the company’s local Houston box...

2013-11-12 23:19:30

Westborough business’ big move into commingled recycling. Hopkinton, Mass. (PRWEB) November 12, 2013 E.L. Harvey & Sons has opened a new state-of-the-art single stream recycling facility to serve residents in the Hopkinton, Westborough and surrounding areas. The materials recovery facility (MRF) was designed, manufactured and installed by Eugene, Oregon-based Bulk Handling Systems (BHS). The system is housed in a new 80,000 square-foot facility and is permitted up to process 600...


Word of the Day
tesla
  • The unit of magnetic flux density in the International System of Units, equal to the magnitude of the magnetic field vector necessary to produce a force of one newton on a charge of one coulomb moving perpendicular to the direction of the magnetic field vector with a velocity of one meter per second. It is equivalent to one weber per square meter.
This word is named for Nikola Tesla, the inventor, engineer, and futurist.