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LMU LMU researchers have developed a new process which will greatly simplify the process of sorting plastics in recycling plants. The method enables automated identification of polymers, facilitating rapid separation of plastics for re-use....

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2014-08-29 23:11:24

Bojan Paduh, Founder and President of the Electronic Recycling Association (ERA), released a statement today announcing the ERA’s donation of over 110 desktop computers and 80 laptops to charitable organizations and individuals this summer. Each of the donated devices first underwent a stringent data erasure process prior to being appropriately refurbished. Vancouver, BC and Calgary, Alberta (PRWEB) August 29, 2014 “It has been a very busy summer for the ERA,” said Paduh. “We have...

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...

2014-08-28 20:21:22

Electronic Recycling Association logs busiest summer on record for computer donations CALGARY, Aug. 28, 2014 /CNW/ - Bojan Paduh, Founder and President of the Electronic Recycling Association (ERA), released a statement today announcing the ERA's donation of over 110 desktop computers and 80 laptops to charitable organizations and individuals this summer. Each of the donated devices first underwent a stringent data erasure process prior to being appropriately refurbished. "It has...

2014-08-28 08:31:37

COLUMBUS, Ohio, Aug. 28, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- Recycling industry veterans Jill Vaské and Robert Houghton announced that they have together formed Sage Sustainable Electronics LLC (http://www.sageSE.com) in order to set new standards for electronics reuse and repurposing. The pair previously founded Redemtech in 1998, a two-time Gartner Magic Quadrant Leader in IT Asset Disposition, leading the company until its sale to Arrow Electronics (ARW) in 2012. According to Houghton,...

2014-08-27 23:14:35

R.A.K.I. Computers Recycling adds OHSAS compliance to its repertoire and becomes the first E-recycler in Houston to achieve the newest R2 standard. (PRWEB) August 27, 2014 As of August 2014, R.A.K.I. is a proud holder of the newest R2 standard as well as OHSAS 18001.The commitment to secure, safe, and green disposal of electronic hardware is the core function of a certified E-recycler and apparently R.A.K.I. Computers Recycling is an industry leader in the Houston area. The R2...

2014-08-27 16:22:32

XI'AN, China, Aug. 27, 2014 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- China Recycling Energy Corp. (NASDAQ: CREG or "the Company"), a leading industrial waste-to-energy solution provider in China, today announced that its Chairman and CEO, Mr. Guohua Ku, has entered into a Share Purchase Agreement ("SPA") with the Company on August 27, 2014 to purchase 13,829,074 shares of common stock of the Company (the "Shares") at the market price. The SPA was unanimously approved by the Company's Board of...

2014-08-26 12:22:21

Winner of Solid Waste Association of North America's Gold Award GRAPEVINE, Texas, Aug. 26, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Republic Services' North Texas Recycling Complex was named winner today of the Solid Waste Association of North America's Gold Award for Recycling Excellence. The Award recognizes a North American facility with the most outstanding environmental and economically sound solid waste management practices, and that demonstrates innovation in recycling technologies and processes....

2014-08-26 04:20:24

HARTFORD, Conn., Aug. 26, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- TruStar Energy, a national leader in design and construction of Compressed Natural Gas (CNG) fueling infrastructure, is excited to announce the contract award to design and build a large time-fill fueling station for All Waste, Inc., based in Hartford, Conn. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20131210/LA30600LOGO According to All Waste's Operation Manager, Bob Norton, domestic CNG dovetails with other environmental programs that have...

2014-08-25 23:02:30

Just Mobile is offering an exclusive 30% off new Gum++™ and Max Duo™ external backup batteries for those who trade in their used or broken backup batteries through this unique, free recycling program. SAN MATEO, CA (PRWEB) August 25, 2014 Just Mobile, a premiere provider of sleekly designed iPhone, iPad and Mac accessories, has launched a unique and pioneering recycling program that offers a compelling discount to those who recycle any used backup batteries, in any condition, through...

2014-08-22 23:08:14

A key breakthrough for the recyclable paper cup solution Newport Beach, CA (PRWEB) August 22, 2014 With paper cups engineered using EarthCoating®, restaurants can now select a more sustainable paper cup to serve their hot drinks. These cups don’t require any modification in the current recycle stream or special handling and are fully recyclable when collected. The cups can be ordered through the PrintWinner online marketplace at http://www.printwinner.com. EarthCoating is a highly...


Latest Recycling Reference Libraries

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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
monteith
  • A large punch-bowl of the eighteenth century, usually of silver and with a movable rim, and decorated with flutings and a scalloped edge. It was also used for cooling and carrying wine-glasses.
  • A kind of cotton handkerchief having white spots on a colored ground, the spots being produced by a chemical which discharges the color.
This word is possibly named after Monteith (Monteigh), 'an eccentric 17th-century Scotsman who wore a cloak scalloped at the hem.'
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