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2011-08-25 12:11:13

Call for public policies to prevent generation of waste and abuse of dumping sites Waste is a term that has taken on new significance — a paradigm of the evolution that has taken place in this matter. Today there is more awareness about processing rubbish in the sense that the dumping site should be the last option. Ms Miren Artaraz, director of the Business Studies Faculty in the Basque City of Vitoria, not only shares this thesis, but also holds that, as important as managing the...

2011-08-09 15:36:00

WIXOM, Mich., Aug. 9, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Waste Management of Michigan announced today a plan to bring a single stream recycling facility (SSRF) to the Detroit metropolitan area. Single stream recycling collection programs are expanding in southeastern Michigan, and to meet customer demand, this planned facility would process the increasing volumes of recyclable material generated by Waste Management's commercial and residential customers across southeast Michigan. A single stream...

2011-08-04 10:00:00

DALLAS, Aug. 4, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- The National Solid Wastes Management Association (NSWMA) has proposed a plan for the City of Dallas to help Southern region development without the negative impact of flow control on the entire Dallas community. Under the plan the city would take the following steps to provide a proven revenue stream with no investment from the city: Raise the franchise fee charged to commercial haulers Dedicate a portion of the McCommas Bluff tipping fee to...

2011-08-01 06:40:00

PALO ALTO, Calif., Aug. 1, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- GaiaRecycle(TM), LLC, an industry-leading global provider of organic waste recycling systems, today announced its plans to exhibit in the Organics Pavilion (Booth 881) at the WASTECON 2011 show, Aug. 23-25 at the Gaylord Opryland Resort, Nashville. GaiaRecycle will display one of its stainless steel modular recycling systems to highlight the "turn-key" operational features and robust design of the GaiaRecycle product line...

2011-07-28 13:30:00

TULSA, Okla., July 28, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- The Oklahoma Bureau of Narcotics (OBN) is partnering with the City of Tulsa and Covanta WBH, the owner/operator of the Energy-from-Waste facility in Tulsa to safely dispose of prescription drugs collected throughout the state. Since March 1, 2011, through the Safe Trip for Scripts Program, OBN has distributed nearly one-hundred (100) permanent drug disposal metal containers in police and sheriff department lobbies for the public to safely dispose...

2011-05-12 05:00:00

DALIAN, China, May 12, 2011 /PRNewswire-Asia/ -- China Industrial Waste Management, Inc. (OTCBB: CIWT) ("China Industrial Waste Management" or the "Company"), a leading environmental services and solutions provider in China, today announced that its 70%-owned subsidiary, Dalian Zhuorui Resource Recycling Co., Ltd. ("Zhuorui") successfully completed its trial production period, and commenced commercial operations in early May 2011. Zhuorui is engaged in the separation and purification...

2011-05-05 07:04:00

APOPKA, Fla., May 5, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Waste Management, Inc. (NYSE: WM), today announced it is developing a new organics facility in Apopka, Florida. The facility will process yard, food and clean wood waste to create value added soil amendments. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20090219/WMLOGO) "We want to extract the highest value possible from the materials we manage. Recycling organics through composting and the development of other technologies that may produce energy,...

2011-04-12 08:39:00

KEARNEYSVILLE, W.Va., April 12, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Apple Valley Waste, a provider of solid waste collection, recycling, and disposal services serving Berkley and Jefferson Counties in West Virginia and Washington County, Maryland, announces, in connection with the recent acquisition of the company, John Decker as Managing Partner and Chief Executive Officer. John is a 20 year waste industry veteran who has held leadership positions with both public and private solid waste companies. Most...

2011-03-22 16:12:00

RALEIGH, N.C., March 22, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Regional solid waste services company Waste Industries USA, Inc. successfully completed a refinancing of its existing credit facility with a $750 million senior secured credit facility, consisting of a $325 million revolving facility due 2016 and a $425 million term loan B due 2017. The proceeds were used to refinance existing borrowings and pay related fees and expenses. Available capacity under the new revolver of approximately $200 million...

2010-11-07 00:16:39

Container Essentials LLC, the right containers and accessories - right now. An independent source for top quality containers and accessories for commercial recycling, solid waste, document destruction and material handling, kicks off a campaign to offer introductory prices on the Bomac Recycle Cart Special Edition. Chicago, IL (PRWEB) November 5, 2010 Container Essentials kicks off a new campaign with a counterintuitive slogan. Spend more. Get less. With less caster and rim breakage and...


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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.