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2014-06-10 12:23:09

Xcel Energy's Refrigerator Recycling Program offers $50 rebate MINNEAPOLIS, June 10, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Back by popular demand, Xcel Energy residential electric customers can take advantage of the popular Refrigerator Recycling Program and cash in on those old, working, inefficient secondary refrigerators and freezers chugging away in the basement or lake homes.From now until August 31, Xcel Energy is offering a limited time $50 rebate, up from the previous $35 rebate, to take...

2014-06-10 08:23:04

XI'AN, China, June 10, 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 25th Annual Institutional Investor Conference of the Wall Street Analyst Forum to be held on June 19, 2014 at The University Club located at 1 West 54th Street in New York. David Chong, Chief Financial Officer, will present and meet with investors on...

2014-06-10 08:22:41

Arkansas refinery will initially process over 15 million lbs. of electronic scrap per year OSCEOLA, Ark., June 10, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- BlueOak Resources, a leader in the sustainable sourcing of high-value metals from e-waste, and brainchild of co-founders Priv Bradoo & Bryce Goodman, today announced it has partnered with the Arkansas Teachers' Retirement Fund, a consortium of European and domestic investors, and the Arkansas Development Finance Authority towards the build-out of...

2014-06-09 12:23:36

OAK BROOK, IL, June 9, 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 it will hold its Annual General Meeting of Shareholders on Thursday, June 12, 2014, at 9:00 am ET. What: Annual General Meeting of Shareholders Where: TSX Broadcast Centre, Main Floor, The Exchange Tower, 130 King Street West,...

2014-06-09 12:23:30

Panasonic acts to advance responsible reuse and recycling of used electronics NEWARK, N.J., June 9, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Panasonic Corporation of North America is proud to participate as founding partner in the newly created R2 Responsible Recycling Leader Program designed to increase sustainable electronics recycling. The program was announced today by the Sustainable Electronics Recycling Initiative (SERI), which manages the R2 electronics recycling standard and certification process....

2014-06-06 16:21:12

Reaches 16,000 Students Nationwide through TICCIT Program ATLANTA, June 6, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Graphic Packaging International, Inc. (GPI) employees, students and teachers at schools across the country recycled their milk cartons and planted trees during Earth Week and throughout May as part of the Paperboard Packaging Council's (PPC) TICCIT Program ("Trees Into Cartons, Cartons Into Trees"). The program promotes tree planting as a way to highlight that trees grown for paperboard...

2014-06-06 08:22:24

LAKE PARK, Fla., June 6, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- In the fast food industry where cutting expenses is paramount, Global Trash Solutions announced today that it has generated $3,300 in average monthly savings for FOR Norwest LLC as a result of their waste management consulting services. (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20140605/95080) FOR Norwest, who owns and operates 37 Burger Kings in Washington and Alaska, enrolled with Global Trash Solutions in mid-October 2013...

2014-06-06 08:22:10

OAK BROOK, IL, June 6, 2014 /PRNewswire/ - Primary Energy Recycling Corp. (TSX: PRI), a clean energy company that generates revenue from capturing and recycling recoverable heat and by-product fuels from industrial processes, today confirmed that it is engaged in a strategic review process to generate shareholder value. No agreement has been reached on any transaction, and there is no assurance that any transaction will be agreed to or consummated as a result of this process....

2014-06-05 12:24:27

Girl Scouts of Kansas Heartland Council Takes Top Honors for the Third Straight Year in the Can Manufacturers Institute Recycling Contest WASHINGTON, June 5, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Girls Scouts of Kansas Heartland Council receives National Recycling Champion award in the third annual Great American Can RoundUp (GACR) Scout Council Challenge by recycling 32,199 pounds of aluminum cans and generating more than $16,000 for scouting activities. The top recycling troop of the...

2014-06-05 12:24:10

Single-Stream Facility Greatly Expands the Area's Recycling Capacity CONOVER, N.C., June 5, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Republic Services today dedicated the Conover Recycling Facility in Catawba County, which will introduce or expand single-stream recycling capabilities throughout Alamance, Catawba, Guildford, Montgomery, Richmond, and Stanly counties. The expanded, highly-advanced facility has the capacity to process more than 25 tons of mixed recyclables per hour, or 400 tons each day....


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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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cruet
  • A vial or small glass bottle, especially one for holding vinegar, oil, etc.; a caster for liquids.
This word is Middle English in origin, and ultimately comes from the Old French, diminutive of 'crue,' flask.
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