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2009-04-17 09:13:00

-New E-Commerce Site Launches on Earth Day, April 22, With Largest Selection of Eco-Printing Services Available Online- LONG ISLAND CITY, N.Y., April 17 /PRNewswire/ -- Aiming to change the role of the printing industry on today's climate crisis, OnDemand Color Group and Diamond Graphics Inc., both privately-held New York/New Jersey-based printing services companies, today announce the launch of PrintResponsibly.com, a new e-commerce website offering the most comprehensive selection of...

2009-03-12 09:00:00

U.S. Postal Service Brings Paper Recycling to Post Office Lobbies WASHINGTON, March 12 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The "Three Rs" take on a more modern meaning today as the U.S. Postal Service makes it easier for Post Office Box customers across the country to recycle their mail. "Read, Respond, Recycle" is the banner under which the Postal Service will reach out to postal customers with a convenient, environmentally responsible alternative to bringing home or discarding their PO Box mail....

2009-03-09 08:00:00

Innovative Byproduct Reuse and Recycling Initiatives Keep More Than 400 Tons of Waste out of Landfills Each Year NORWALK, Conn., March 9 /PRNewswire/ -- In an effort to reduce its carbon footprint and ultimately send zero waste from its manufacturing facilities to landfills, Diageo, the world's leading spirits, wine and beer company, today announced that its Plainfield, Illinois facility is implementing a new byproduct reuse initiative that will send berries and seeds from gin production to...

2009-03-02 01:30:00

LONDON, March 2 /PRNewswire/ -- The current economic crisis has hit the EU Waste Management Market hard and the recycling sector has borne the brunt of the blow. Falling prices of recyclables has lead to vast volumes of unattended waste piling up in landfills and warehouses. (Logo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20081117/FSLOGO) The extent to which each member state's waste management market has been affected by the economic downturn varies. Germany, France and the UK were impacted...

2009-02-19 05:00:00

Video Documents What Happens When Most of What Americans Recycle Is Exported BERKELEY, Calif., Feb. 19 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- America's number one export by volume isn't something manufactured by an American company - it's scrap paper, metal, and plastics that Americans are recycling every day at home and work. When we export all of those recyclables to China and other nations, we are giving up part of the solution to reducing America's reliance on foreign oil and polluting sources of...

2009-01-22 11:14:00

GRAND RAPIDS, Mich., Jan. 22 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- As a company with a strong commitment to sustaining our environment, Spartan Stores (Nasdaq: SPTN) is introducing new molded fiber packaging for its Spartan brand eggs, replacing Styrofoam cartons that are not biodegradable. The Company's 100 retail stores and the majority of its independent supplied stores now offer Spartan eggs in this 100% recyclable and 100% biodegradable form of packaging. (Photo:...

2009-01-20 10:00:00

RICHMOND, BC, Jan. 20 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ - Catalyst Paper announced today that, to match production with orders, it will take curtailments at its Crofton and Elk Falls mills in British Columbia as well as its Snowflake, Arizona mill. This will remove 55,000 tonnes of newsprint from production in the first quarter. The Crofton # 1 paper machine, which produces 140,000 tonnes of newsprint on an annualised basis, will be idled on February 1 and remain shut down until market conditions...

2008-09-30 15:00:31

To: BUSINESS EDITORS Contact: Tim Rowden, +1-314-656-5942, or Mike Mullin, +1-314-656- 5846, both of Smurfit-Stone Container Corporation JACKSONVILLE, Fla., Sept. 30 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Smurfit- Stone Container Corporation, in partnership with Advanced Disposal Services, Inc., today celebrated the grand opening of Smurfit- Stone's Jacksonville-South materials recycling facility (MRF). Now with two recycling facilities in Jacksonville, Smurfit-Stone is able to make recycling...

2008-09-17 12:00:18

By Shawn Cetrone / scetrone@heraldonline.com When Fort Mill's Springfield Elementary opened eight years ago, it launched an environmental and recycling club that attracted about 20 students. Membership in CARE - Children Actively Rescuing the Environment - has ballooned to 90. "What's really been amazing is that we have such an enthusiastic, dedicated group," said Mary Raines, a Springfield third-grade teacher. "We had so many children that wanted to do it, we had to divide kids into...

2008-08-11 21:00:40

By Ramit Plushnick-Masti GLENSHAW, Pa. - Forklifts rumble around the scrapyard, grabbing pieces of metal and plunking them on scales: Will the junk be worth a tank of gas or a cart of groceries? Nationwide, recycling facilities are doing brisk business. Weekends are the busiest, when people have time to bring in scraps like copper wire, brass bits, aluminum window frames and rotted pipes and cans, hoping to make some extra money. "I drive about 35 miles round trip to work every day, so...


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