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2014-09-16 12:23:39

WASHINGTON, Sept. 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The National Restaurant Association today unveiled new research that shows a substantial number of operators are implementing sustainability best practices into their businesses. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140916/146448 The survey of 1,000 fullservice and quickservice operators found that nearly three quarters of operators recycled used fryer oil, fats and grease. More than six in 10 recycled their cardboard and paper, used compact...

2014-09-15 12:31:45

DALLAS, September 15, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- ReportsnReports.com offers Global E-Waste Management Market (2011 - 2016) research report in its store that says the global volume of e-waste generated is expected to reach 93.5 million tons in 2016 from 41.5 million tons in 2011 at a CAGR of 17.6% from 2011 to 2016. The revenue generated from the e-waste management market is expected to grow from $9.15 billion in 2011 to $20.25 billion in 2016 at a CAGR of 17.22% from 2011 to 2016....

2014-09-15 12:22:30

Community Involvement Spikes Post-Consumer Collection CROFTON, Md., Sept. 15, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The EPS Industry Alliance (EPS-IA) released its annual report documenting the amount of expanded polystyrene (EPS) recycled throughout the country. The 2013 EPS Recycling Rate Report shows continuous growth in the amount of EPS recycling as a result of ongoing collection and processing technology advancements and new market developments for recycled EPS. The report...

2014-09-14 23:00:54

Many commercial activities lead to a lot of waste that needs to be disposed of in the most responsible manner. Student Works Disposal now offers commercial waste removal services at http://www.studentworksdisposal.com/. Vancouver, BC (PRWEB) September 14, 2014 Vancouver junk removal company, Student Works Disposal, now offers specialized commercial waste clearance. Its services are available throughout Vancouver metro as well as in adjoining areas. In addition to the recycling and reusing...

2014-09-10 23:12:39

Houston based recycling firm seeks corporations throughout Texas in need of e-waste disposal. (PRWEB) September 10, 2014 Founded in August of 1991, R.A.K.I. Computers Recycling reached 23 years of servicing corporate and community e-waste disposal this summer, and with age comes big plans for moving the company forward. For over two decades, R.A.K.I. has specialized in servicing the Houston and Greater Houston area for electronic disposal needs, but now it has its eyes set on expanding...

2014-09-09 08:23:09

PORTLAND, Ore., Sept. 9, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Major League Soccer understands the importance of environmental sustainability and is committed to identifying ways to reduce their carbon footprint. Major League Soccer and the Portland Timbers chose GreenDrop Recycling Stations to help implement their strategic sustainability plans for waste diversion at this year's 2014 AT&T MLS All-Star Game in Portland, OR, at Providence Park. Photo -...

2014-09-08 23:10:48

KMG Gold Recycling, North America’s leading precious metal recycling company receives three nominations for the Better Business Bureau 2014 Torch Awards. KMG Gold is nominated for Marketplace Excellence, Community Excellence, and the Green Award. Winnipeg, Manitoba (PRWEB) September 08, 2014 The only gold buyer to win several Better Business Bureau (BBB) Torch Awards, KMG Gold Recycling is proud to announce three more nominations for the highly-coveted awards. KMG Gold is the only gold...

2014-09-08 08:33:23

DOWNERS GROVE, Ill., Sept. 8, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Nearly 80 percent of companies say they're engaged in efforts to become a "less paper" office, a new study by CompTIA, the IT Industry Association, reveals. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20130107/DC38135LOGO About one in five businesses say they're pursuing a "less-paper" strategy to a high degree, according to CompTIA's Trends in Managed Services report. Another 56 percent are doing so to a lesser degree,...

2014-09-04 08:37:47

DoSomething.org Launches International Web Platform in 8 Countries NEW YORK, Sept. 4, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Seizing the volunteerism wave, a popular American charity is launching in 8 other countries today. With nearly 3 million members in the United States, DoSomething.org is setting its sites on young people around the world. There are 1.8 billion young people ages 10-24 in the world. This is the largest generation ever, representing 25% of the total population. They face high...

2014-09-02 08:23:55

XI'AN, China, Sept. 2, 2014 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- China Recycling Energy Corp. (NASDAQ: CREG; "CREG" or "the Company"), a leading industrial waste-to-energy solution provider in China, today announced its participation in the Rodman & Renshaw 16th Annual Global Investment Conference, which will be held during September 8-10, 2014 at the New York Palace Hotel, New York. Mr. Guohua Ku, Chairman and CEO, Mr. David Chong, Chief Financial Officer and other management members will...


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
vermicular
  • Like a worm in form or movement; vermiform; tortuous or sinuous; also, writhing or wriggling.
  • Like the track or trace of a worm; appearing as if worm-eaten; vermiculate.
  • Marked with fine, close-set, wavy or tortuous lines of color; vermiculated.
  • A form of rusticated masonry which is so wrought as to appear thickly indented with worm-tracks.
This word ultimately comes from the Latin 'vermis,' worm.
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