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2014-07-31 23:21:09

R.A.K.I. Computers Recycling announces its renewed R2 certification and sheds light on why the community and businesses alike should celebrate responsible recycling. Houston, Texas (PRWEB) July 31, 2014 For years, R.A.K.I. Computers Recycling has made a habit of adhering to a standard that guarantees a safe, secure, and sustainable method of recycling electronics. As July comes to a close, it was yet again time for R.A.K.I. to undergo the rigorous R2 certification audit. R2 was created...

2014-07-31 08:28:07

OAK BROOK, IL, July 31, 2014 /PRNewswire/ - Primary Energy Recycling Corporation (TSX: PRI) (Primary Energy or the Company) today announced that its Board of Directors has declared a quarterly dividend on the common shares of the Company (the "Shares") in the amount of US$0.07 per Share. The dividend will be payable on August 29, 2014 to holders of record at the close of business on August 15, 2014. About Primary Energy Recycling Corporation Primary Energy Recycling Corporation,...

2014-07-31 08:27:51

PepsiCo now addressing both curbside and on-the-go recycling as part of its goal to help grow the U.S. beverage container recycling rate to 50% by 2018 PURCHASE, N.Y. and ARLINGTON, Va., July 31, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- It's a familiar sight. People pull into a gas station or convenience store and have no option other than trash cans to dispose of empty, recyclable beverage containers. Now, PepsiCo and The Nature Conservancy--the world's largest conservation organization--are joining forces to...

2014-07-30 23:13:42

New Segment Features Innovations in This Commitment to the Environment... (PRWEB) July 30, 2014 Although recycling and reusing items is not a new concept, the growth of the recycling industry has been phenomenal over the last several years. During the 1960s, only about 6 percent of municipal waste was recycled, but now as much as 1/3 of the trash that is generated in the United States goes through recycling and is reused to create new products or items. By understanding the way that...

2014-07-30 08:30:55

CHICAGO, July 30, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Recycled Paper Greetings returns for the third year as a sponsor of Lollapalooza's Rock & Recycle program at Grant Park in Chicago, August 1-3. As the sponsor of Rock & Recycle, the greeting card company is responsible for encouraging festival goers to help collect recyclables throughout the park in exchange for prizes and swag. Recycled Paper Greetings offers event attendees the opportunity to "Get Carded" by sending one of six...

2014-07-29 12:26:47

ISSAQUAH, Wash., July 29, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- UpcyclePost is pleased to announce the launch of its first website module The UpcyclePost Gallery (www.upcyclepost.com), a place to inspire artisans and consumers of upcycled, recycled, repurposed and reused materials. The gallery features over a thousand images of products including artwork, jewelry, fashion, furniture and toys that have been manufactured using recycled materials, saving thousands of tons of waste going to overcrowded...

2014-07-24 12:23:26

MINNEAPOLIS, July 24, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Appliance Recycling Centers of America, Inc. (Nasdaq: ARCI) today announced that it will report second quarter financial results for the period ended June 28, 2014, after the market closes on August 6, 2014. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140210/CG62255LOGO The Company will hold a conference call at 10:00 a.m. Central Time on Thursday, August 7, 2014, to discuss its second quarter financial results. To participate in the conference...

2014-07-17 23:09:29

Sunshine Recycling is currently providing a 30-yard construction dumpster to collect debris and weekly hauls for the duration of the new construction project for Covenant Christian Church in South Jacksonville. Jacksonville, FL (PRWEB) July 17, 2014 Sunshine Recycling, provider of construction dumpsters in Jacksonville, FL is currently assisting Westmoreland Construction LLC on a new 6,000-square-foot building for Covenant Christian Church located at 10570 Greenville Road in South...

2014-07-17 12:26:08

Use of Recycled Fiber in Top Magazine is a Game-Changer for the Publishing Industry WASHINGTON, July 17, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- In a major step forward for the use of recycled paper in the magazine industry, the National Geographic Society (NGS) has begun incorporating recycled fiber in all the pages of National Geographic Magazine, National Geographic Kids, and National Geographic Little Kids. The shift clearly demonstrates the viability of using recycled paper for high...

2014-07-16 08:22:46

The ReFresh Project of New Orleans Wins the 2014 Garnier Green Garden NEW YORK, July 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- After transforming over 1,500 pounds of recycled personal care waste into a one-of-a-kind Garnier Green Garden in Harlem and overhauling a garden at a special needs school in the Bronx, Garnier and TerraCycle took their eco efforts on the road with the "Where Should Our Garden Grow?" campaign to award one recipient with a new community garden. After a public voting period,...


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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baudekin
  • A rich embroidered or brocaded silk fabric woven originally with a warp of gold thread.
'Baudekin' seems to be an alternative form of 'baldachin,' from the Italian 'Baldacco,' Baghdad, the city where the material was made.
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