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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...

2013-07-05 23:18:25

Klean Industries is an industry leading waste to energy solutions provider that develops, builds, owns and operates tire pyrolysis, plastics to oil, and municipal solid waste recycling plants, who has been nominated for the Global Cleantech Cluster Association Awards of 2013. Tokyo, Japan (PRWEB) July 05, 2013 Klean Industries is pleased to announce that for the second year in a row it has been nominated for the Global Cleantech Cluster Association Awards, for the Best in Waste Management...

2013-07-02 23:02:02

30-tph single stream Materials Recovery Facility serves 177,000 residents Albuquerque, NM (PRWEB) July 02, 2013 With some help from Mayor Richard J. Berry, Friedman Recycling has officially opened its new 30-tph single stream materials recovery facility (MRF) in Albuquerque, New Mexico. The recycling system was designed, manufactured and installed by Eugene, Oregon-based Bulk Handling Systems (BHS). The $21 million, 90,000 square-foot facility houses the latest in screening, air and...

2013-07-01 23:04:58

This is the last in a series of press releases from the Weed Science Society of America (WSSA) on the importance of practicing good pesticide stewardship techniques. Lawrence, KS (PRWEB) July 01, 2013 A farmer, a local lawn and garden supply store, and a department store chain were fined recently for pesticide disposal violations. In each of these cases, the pesticide product itself was disposed of improperly. “Regulations on proper pesticide disposal govern the product and much...


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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