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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...

2014-04-22 16:24:49

OAK BROOK, IL, April 22, 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 May 30, 2014 to holders of record at the close of business on May 14, 2014. About Primary Energy Recycling Corporation Primary Energy Recycling Corporation,...

2014-04-22 16:23:40

Celebrity PSAs will be featured on 600 digital billboards nationwide donated by Lamar Advertising MINNEAPOLIS, April 22, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Recycle Across America (RAA) is celebrating Earth Week 2014 by partnering with notable celebrities and Lamar Advertising to announce a simple solution that will deliver a profound impact on the environment and the economy - society-wide standardized labeling for recycling bins. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140422/77330 To preface the...

2014-04-22 16:23:20

The Great American Can RoundUp's First Commander-in-Chief's Challenge Results in More Than 163,200 Recycled Cans WASHINGTON, April 22, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The U.S. Coast Guard Academy claimed top honors in the Great American Can RoundUp's (GACR) first Commander-in-Chief's Challenge by recycling more than 89,000 beverage cans, equating to almost a pound per cadet or more than 2,560 pounds of total cans recycled. U.S. Military Academy Company C3, 3(rd) Regiment recycled nearly 11,790...

2014-04-22 16:23:03

Plastic PET bottle recycling increases 53 percent over 10 years NEW YORK, April 22, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Recycled polyethylene terephthalate (PET) pellets are now selling at higher prices than new PET produced from scratch at refineries. As of April 15, 2014, bulk virgin PET was selling at 72 cents per pound while recycled PET pellets were fetching as much as 77 cents per pound, according to PetroChem Wire, a chemical industry news and price reporting service that also publishes...

2014-04-22 16:21:01

42 Percent Higher Than the National Average for Businesses NORTH BETHESDA, Md., April 22, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Fitzgerald Auto Malls recycled over 80 percent of all solid waste generated at Fitzgerald dealerships, 42 percent higher than the national average for businesses. In Montgomery County, MD, Fitzgerald has continued to consistently exceed the 50 percent recycling requirement. As a result, Fitzgerald diverted 2,646 tons of waste from the landfill. Fitzgerald Auto Malls is the...

Turning Old Tires Into A Useful Material To Improve Roadways
2014-04-22 09:44:04

Gerard LeBlond for redorbit.com - Your Universe Online According to the EPA, there are approximately 300 million discarded tires every year in America. Frequently these tires are thrown into landfills or discarded illegally and are a potential fire hazard. However, in recent years these no-longer-useful tires have been the topic of new and innovative ways of being used. Magdy Abdelrahman, an associate professor of civil and environmental engineering at North Dakota State University, is...


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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mundungus
  • A stinking tobacco.
  • Offal; waste animal product; organic matter unfit for consumption.
This word comes from the Spanish 'mondongo,' tripe, entrails.