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2014-10-31 08:22:46

"Recycling RV" Gives Visitors Interactive Look at Plastics Recycling; Online Sweepstakes Offer Chance to Win an iPad®* WASHINGTON, Oct. 31, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- On November 1 in Philadelphia, Plastics Make it Possible(® )will launch a three-week recycling tour at the Penn State v. Brown homecoming game, under the theme "Don't Be Trashy. Recycle." The tour celebrates America Recycles Day on November 15 and highlights opportunities to recycle more everyday plastics....

2014-10-30 08:39:31

Local Design Company Offers To Pick Up Your Carpeting From Your Curb CHICAGO, Oct. 30, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- FLOR Inc., the carpet design squares company, today announces its initiative to help the people of Denver keep used carpeting out of landfills in and around the city. In celebration of America Recycles Day on Saturday, November 15(th), FLOR will be taking it to the streets of the Mile-High City, collecting and recycling unwanted rugs and carpets to help simplify and ease the...

2014-10-29 12:30:04

The country's No. 1 organic baby food brand joins forces with Preserve to recycle small, #5 plastics WALTHAM, Mass., Oct. 29, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- Leading sustainable consumer goods company Preserve®, has joined together with Plum Organics, a pioneering organic kids nutrition company, to create a recycling solution for Plum Organics pouch caps. The partnership will help divert #5 plastics from landfills and provide new material for consumer products that are made in the USA,...

2014-10-29 12:24:03

CHAGRIN FALLS, Ohio, Oct. 29, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Tarkett, the worldwide leader in innovative and sustainable flooring and sports surface solutions, recently announced the winners of its ReStart((TM)) Award. The award is presented annually to honor the architect, designer, installer, distributor and/or end user whose project has successfully diverted the largest quantity of flooring from landfills using the company's ReStart Recycling and Reclamation Program. This year's award...

2014-10-28 23:14:27

Sunshine Recycling is currently providing their hauling services to the town of Lady Lake in Florida. Orlando, FL (PRWEB) October 28, 2014 Orlando dumpster rental company Sunshine Recycling is currently providing their hauling services to a town in Florida called Lady Lake, which is a part of the Orlando—Kissimmee—Sanford metropolitan area. The town of Lady Lake has around 14,000 residents and is devoted to helping the environment. They recently contacted Sunshine Recycling for their...

2014-10-24 08:22:58

e-waste recycling kiosk company praised for environmental advocacy and economic stimulus to local communities SAN DIEGO, Oct. 24, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- ecoATM, the nationwide network of automated electronics recycling kiosks, announced today it received the 2014 Green Business of the Year Award presented by the Latin Business Association (LBA) for its increasingly positive impact on the environment and economy. ecoATM, the first e-waste recycling kiosk, was invented to help solve the...

2014-10-23 23:10:21

At Your Disposal Waste Services, Inc. is currently providing recycling and hauling services to the construction site of a mixed-use development in Austin. Austin, TX (PRWEB) October 23, 2014 Roll off dumpster rental company At Your Disposal Waste Services, Inc. is currently providing their recycling and hauling services to a mixed-use development in Austin, TX called 3eleven. The 36-story building will provide apartment buildings as well as office and retail space. 3eleven, also know as...

2014-10-23 12:23:36

OAK BROOK, IL, Oct. 23, 2014 /PRNewswire/ - Primary Energy Recycling Corporation (TSX: PRI), a clean energy company that generates revenue from capturing and recycling recoverable heat and byproduct fuels from industrial processes, today announced that it will release its financial results for the third quarter ended September 30, 2014, after market close on Thursday, November 13, 2014. A telephone conference call hosted by management to discuss the financial results will be...

2014-10-23 12:23:17

Recycled bottle program reduces petroleum usage and eliminates landfill waste; helps projects earn additional LEED credits ARLINGTON, Texas, Oct. 23, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Demilec, one of North America's largest manufacturers of spray foam products, has recycled its 300,000,000th plastic bottle into its Heatlok family of closed-cell insulation products. Since the company's recycled bottle program launched in 2004, tons of plastic containers - mostly of soda and water bottles - have...

2014-10-23 12:23:10

WASHINGTON, Oct. 23, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The Steel Market Development Institute (SMDI), a business unit of the American Iron and Steel Institute (AISI), announces that Mark A. Thimons will succeed Gregory Crawford as Vice President of the Steel Recycling Institute (SRI). Mr. Crawford announced his upcoming retirement earlier this year. Mr. Thimons joined SMDI in November, 2010 as director of construction sustainability and has over 25 years of experience in steel construction...


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2010-09-29 16:52:36

The incandescent light bulb provides a source of electric light through incandescence. The bulb works by passing current through a filament which heats to a temperature that produces light. The glass bulb that contains the filament prevents oxidation of the hot filament. The bulbs are also called electric lamps. Incandescent bulbs come in a various sizes and voltages. They can range from 1.5 volts to 300, require no external regulating equipment and have low manufacturing costs. They work...

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2005-05-26 10:49:47

Graphite (named by Abraham Gottlob Werner in 1789, from the Greek γραφειν: "to draw/write", for its use in pencils) is one of the allotropes of carbon. Unlike diamond, graphite is a conductor, and can be used, for instance, as the material in the electrodes of an electrical arc lamp. Occurrence Associated minerals include: quartz, calcite, micas, iron meteorites and tourmalines. Notable occurrences include New York and Texas in the USA, Russia, Mexico, Greenland,...

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Word of the Day
maffling
  • To stammer.
  • Present participle of maffle, to stammer.
  • A simpleton.
The word 'maffle' may come from a Dutch word meaning 'to move the jaws' or a French word meaning 'having large cheeks'.