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2010-04-21 06:00:00

OAK BROOK, Ill., April 21 /PRNewswire/ -- From bringing your own bags to the grocery store to turning off lights when you leave a room, each day we make decisions that can help create a greener world. Believing that every little bit helps, Paper Mate®, a global leader in stylish, innovative writing instruments, is introducing a pen and mechanical pencil with a majority of biodegradable components, writing a new chapter in what it means to be green. "When you write with...

2010-04-15 14:19:00

PARSIPPANY, N.J., April 15 /PRNewswire/ -- Good looks, a perfect head of hair, millions of adoring fans and one (possibly two) hit albums. With all he's got going for him, Justin Bieber's latest album, My World 2.0, which launched on March 23, has only reached Gold status. Not bad, but we think it can do better ... and faster, so we challenge Justin's fans to help out. One million packs of Sour Patch Kids, a Cadbury brand, are sold every five days, so you'd think Justin's new album...

2010-02-03 07:00:00

OAK BROOK, Ill., Feb. 3 /PRNewswire/ -- Pens, like world-class athletic competitions, have superstars - top performers that consistently deliver. Today, Paper Mate®, a global leader in stylish, innovative writing instruments, announced it is going for the "green" with a new TV ad. The ad, which launches this week in 11 major media markets across the country, features the new Paper Mate Biodegradable* pen and mechanical pencil, the latest line-up of innovation exclusively...

2010-01-12 10:00:00

NEW YORK, Jan. 12 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Pencils of Promise, a 501(c)(3) nonprofit that builds sustainable schools, partnerships and solutions to enable basic education for underserved children in developing countries, today announced the launch of "One Million for One Million" a campaign goaled to rally voters to participate in Round Two of the Chase Community Giving Program on Facebook that starts January 15th. Chase has committed a $1M USD grant to the nonprofit able to generate the...

2009-08-26 10:26:00

LONDON, August 26 /PRNewswire/ -- - Roskill Information Services - The Economics of Natural Graphite (7th Edition) - http://www.roskill.com/reports/natural Over the last decade, the development of thermal and chemical processes to produce high-purity natural graphite has enabled a more effective use of graphite resources, as lower grade ores and fines can be transformed into grades suitable for use in demanding applications such as batteries. Markets previously lost to...

2009-05-12 14:37:00

SAN FRANCISCO, May 12 /PRNewswire/ -- Goodby, Silverstein & Partners (GSP) has been named "Interactive Agency of the Year" by the One Show, an honor given for the first time in the show's 34-year history. GSP also received the show's first-ever Green Pencil award -- given to environmentally conscious advertising -- for its "Help the Honey Bees" campaign for Haagen-Dazs. In addition, GSP won more gold awards than any other agency. "It's an honor to do so well at such an important show,"...

2008-09-08 09:00:32

The UK's Food Standards Agency has announced that supermarket chain Sainsbury's has recalled a batch of its own-brand confectionery product Strawberry Pencils as the product may contain pieces of metal in it. The store has recalled the affected batch from sale. The product being recalled is: Sainsbury's Strawberry Pencils (75 grams) with a best before date of July 2009. The Food Standards Agency also noted that no other Sainsbury's products are known to be affected.

2008-08-18 00:00:00

IT'S not too long before the kids will be back at school, so we're giving every reader the chance to pick up a pack of 36 HB pencils, enough to keep them scribbling throughout the year! We've teamed up with Woolworths for another money-saving giveaway. So make sure you head down to your local store with today's voucher to grab your free pack of 36 HB pencils from the Worth It range. Prices at Woolworths have been cut by an average of 16 per cent, helping customers beat the effects of the...

2008-08-06 09:00:27

By Kelly Tabor, The Enterprise Ledger, Ala. Aug. 6--Thanks to the local chapter of the Altrusa philanthropic organization, many Enterprise school children will receive free school supplies. On Monday, members of Altrusa presented the Enterprise City Schools central office with 221 boxes of crayons, 228 packages of paper, 202 boxes of colored pencils and markers, 161 spiral-bound notebooks and more than 100 packs of pencils. The group also delivered highlighters, glue, composition...

Latest Pencil Reference Libraries

2010-09-16 16:05:54

A pencil, containing a solid pigment core within a protective casing, is a common writing implement or art medium. Having a case keeps the pigment from breaking as well as from marking the user's hand. Pencils differ from pens because they leave marks by physical abrasion rather than staining the paper. The pigment leaves behind a trail of material that adheres to the sheet of paper or other writing surface. Cores are usually made of graphite mixed with clay to bind it. Graphite is durable...

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