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2014-09-12 12:21:49

Denim from recycled ocean plastics available at G-Star Mall of America MINNEAPOLIS, Sept. 12, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- G-Star's RAW for the Oceans collection is now available at Mall of America (south avenue on the first floor). In partnership with Bionic Yarn, the Vortex Project, Parley for the Oceans and curated by Pharrell Williams, the collection is made from ground-breaking Bionic Yarn - an eco-thread of fibers derived from recycled plastic bottles. Fittingly from the innovative...

2014-08-29 23:10:40

Vikoz Enterprises, the Sandy Utah plastic recycling company, announces that the company has wrapped-up negotiations on major deal with a U.S./Canadian manufacturer of plastic powder, pellets and plant scrap. Sandy, Utah (PRWEB) August 29, 2014 Vikoz Enterprises, the Sandy, Utah plastic recycling company, said today that the company has recently wrapped-up negotiations on a long-term deal with a major manufacturer of plastic powder, pellets and plastic scrap. Vikoz Enterprises has been in...

2014-08-26 08:24:18

Canadian Market Boasts One Of The Largest Energy Industries In The World ZANESVILLE, Ohio, Aug. 26, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- AXION International Holdings, Inc. (OTCQB: AXIH), a leader in recycled plastic and plastic composite technologies used to produce ECOTRAX® rail ties/sleepers and STRUXURE® building products, and a vertically integrated re-processor and supplier of recycled plastic, today announced that it has signed a distribution agreement for STRUXURE® Construction Mats with...

2014-08-11 08:21:03

Company Receives 3rd Purchase Order from Australia during Q2 and Q3 of 2014 ZANESVILLE, Ohio, Aug. 11, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- AXION International Holdings, Inc. (OTCQB:AXIH), a leader in recycled plastic and plastic composite technologies used to produce ECOTRAX® rail ties/sleepers and STRUXURE® building products, and a vertically integrated re-processor and supplier of recycled plastic, announced today that it has received its third purchase order totaling $471,000 for ECOTRAX®...

2014-08-08 16:21:37

Conversion of Zanesville Facility to Increase Capacity for Engineered Products Division; New Board Member and Changes to Executive Management Team ZANESVILLE, Ohio, Aug. 8, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- AXION International Holdings, Inc. (OTCQB: AXIH), a leader in recycled plastic and plastic composite technologies used to produce ECOTRAX® rail ties/sleepers and STRUXURE® building products, including heavy construction and laminated temporary road mats, today announced a move to increase...

2014-08-04 08:23:02

Lions Seek to Recycle Every Plastic Bottle Sold Throughout Season as Part of the REPREVE® #TurnItGreen Movement DETROIT, Aug. 4, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The Detroit Lions announce Unifi, Inc.'s (NYSE:UFI) REPREVE® recycled fiber brand as the team's new official sustainability partner. This collaboration makes the Lions the first NFL team to join REPREVE's #TurnItGreen movement. REPREVE is made from recycled materials, including plastic bottles, and helps make products eco-friendly....

2014-08-01 08:23:08

Plastics Help Keep Food Fresher While Reducing Packaging Waste WASHINGTON, Aug. 1, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Summer is peak season for road trips, which usually include plenty of snacks and beverages. But nobody wants to end the trip with spoiled food and heaps of waste. To help protect your food and the environment, Plastics Make it Possible(®) offers tips on how plastics can help reduce both food waste and packaging waste during long road trips....

2014-07-23 23:27:54

Indiegogo push will fund project, with backers able to become partners. Poland, (PRWEB) July 22, 2014 Lots of people are thinking about what to do about waste products and how the world needs to do something about sustainability and the energy crisis. But not a lot of people are actually undertaking to do something themselves. By using organic material, in this case abounding plastic waste, a Polish company is endeavoring to industrially produce eco fuel. The team undertaking this project...

2014-07-23 23:15:40

Signage from RubberForm Recycled Products will help stadium visitors get there easily. Lockport, NY (PRWEB) July 22, 2014 After more than 30 years of playing at Candlestick Park (1971 – 2013) the San Francisco 49ers will be moving into a new home for the 2014 season—Levi’s Stadium in Santa Clara, CA. In order to make the transition smooth for fans and game-goers, RubberForm Recycled Products created portable signage systems to help visitors traveling to the new stadium. Upon the...

Concern About 'Microplastics' In The Ocean Expressed By Leading Scientists
2014-07-11 03:06:59

Sea Education Association Microplastics – microscopic particles of plastic debris – are of increasing concern because of their widespread presence in the oceans and the potential physical and toxicological risks they pose to organisms. This is the view of two of the world's most eminent authorities on the subject, Professor Kara Lavender Law, of Sea Education Association (Woods Hole, MA), and Professor Richard Thompson of Plymouth University (UK). In an article published today...


Word of the Day
omphalos
  • The navel or umbilicus.
  • In Greek archaeology: A central boss, as on a shield, a bowl, etc.
  • A sacred stone in the temple of Apollo at Delphi, believed by the Greeks to mark the 'navel' or exact center-point of the earth.
'Omphalos' comes from the ancient Greek.
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