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2014-04-29 16:23:34

Chicago-Native Richard Van Hattem Cultivated Industry Leaders, Growth of Second-Largest Waste Company in the U.S. PHOENIX, April 29, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Republic Services, Inc. (NYSE:RSG) today announced that one of its founders, Richard Van Hattem, was inducted into the National Waste & Recycling Hall of Fame. During his 44 years in the industry, Van Hattem launched successful business ventures that helped give rise to the modern waste industry....

2014-04-29 12:26:03

DUBLIN, April 29, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Research and Markets (http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/z6lwcm/global) have announced the addition of the "Global Wood-Plastic Composites Market 2014-2018" [http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/z6lwcm/global ] report to their offering. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130307/600769 ) Wood-plastic composites are materials, which hare made up of wood flour or fiber and plastic resins. These composites...

2014-04-29 12:25:14

City-Wide Recycling Initiatives Much Better Options, Says SPI WASHINGTON, April 29, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- SPI: The Plastics Industry Trade Association opposes the partial plastic bag ban unanimously approved by the Chicago City Council's Environmental Committee. The measure is scheduled to go before the full City Council Wednesday, April 30. "The proposal to ban plastic shopping bags in Chicago is an ill-conceived job killer that will become a costly burden to families across the...

2014-04-29 04:20:36

Strong support from the European Union as this waste must achieve a cycling target of 70 percent by 2020 LONDON, April 29, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The growing volume of construction and demolition (C&D) waste has become a significant concern in Europe. The C&D market in the region is governed by regulations regarding waste reduction, recycling and diversion of waste material resources away from landfilling. Therefore, the need to recycle C&D waste has prompted waste management...

2014-04-28 23:10:42

Sunshine Recycling of Orlando is currently providing roll off dumpsters to collect and haul construction debris as well as portable restrooms in the construction of a Residence Inn by Marriott hotel in Downtown Orlando. Orlando, FL (PRWEB) April 28, 2014 Sunshine Recycling, a construction dumpster rental service in Orlando, is currently servicing the construction site of a new Residence Inn by Marriott hotel in the Central Business District of Downtown Orlando. Sunshine Recycling is...

2014-04-27 23:01:48

Sunshine Recycling Inc. of Jacksonville is currently providing roll off dumpsters to haul concrete for recycling. The concrete is from the demolition of the docks during the renovation of the Southbank RiverWalk in Downtown Jacksonville. Jacksonville, FL (PRWEB) April 27, 2014 Sunshine Recycling Inc., a Jacksonville dumpster rental company, is currently working with Orion Marine Group on the demolition of the docks along the St. Johns River in Downtown Jacksonville. The docks and...

2014-04-24 20:21:32

Nearly 15,000 students kick off Go H2O! Challenge, including poster contest to promote recycling LOS ANGELES, April 24, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Today nearly 15,000 students from the LA's BEST After School Enrichment Program began the 2014 Go H(2)O! Challenge. Created through a partnership between the plastics industries of the American Chemistry Council (ACC) and LA's BEST, the program will educate students about the importance of drinking water for healthy living and the earth-friendly...

2014-04-23 16:23:33

MINNEAPOLIS, April 23, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Appliance Recycling Centers of America, Inc. (NASDAQ: ARCI) today announced that it will report first quarter financial results for the period ended March 29, 2014, after the market closes on May 5, 2014. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140210/CG62255LOGO The Company will hold a conference call at 10:00 a.m. Central Time on Tuesday, May 6, 2014, to discuss its first quarter financial results. To participate in the conference call,...

2014-04-23 16:22:59

PRESTON, England, April 23, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- After winning a Queen's Award for Enterprise in Sustainable Development in 2010, recycling and waste management firm Recycling Lives has just scooped the award for the second time. On this occasion, it was the company's recently launched Flat Panel Display recycling and employment project at HMP Kirkham that impressed the judging panel. By establishing a busy recycling centre within the prison, and integrating the...

2014-04-22 23:11:22

Long-running environmentally responsible program by LaptopBatteryExpress.com offers consumers an instant $5 off replacement laptop battery purchase in return for a pledge to recycle the old battery. Grafton, OH (PRWEB) April 22, 2014 The widespread use of laptop batteries has helped create environmental concerns about toxicity and heavy metal pollution when discarded in landfills. Being green-minded, LaptopBatteryExpress.com has encouraged consumers to recycle by offering a $5 off coupon...


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
penuche
  • A fudgelike confection of brown sugar, cream or milk, and chopped nuts.
'Penuche' is a variant of 'panocha,' a coarse grade of sugar made in Mexico. 'Panocha' probably comes from the Spanish 'panoja, panocha,' ear of grain.
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