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2014-07-01 12:23:14

ATLANTA, July 1, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Novelis Inc., the world leader in aluminum rolling and recycling, today announced that it has completed the sale of its North American consumer foil products business to Reynolds Consumer Products LLC for $33.75 million. The transactionincludes foil manufacturing plants in Toronto, ON, and Vancouver, BC, in addition to sales offices and distribution facilities located in Montreal, QC; Mississauga, ON; and LaGrange, Ga. "Our growth plan at...

2014-07-01 08:21:08

Company Receives 5th Purchase Order from Europe ZANESVILLE, Ohio, July 1, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- AXION International Holdings, Inc. (OTCQB: AXIH), a leader in recycled plastic and plastic composite technologies used to produce ECOTRAX® rail ties/sleepers and STRUXURE® building products, and a vertically integrated re-processor and supplier of recycled plastic, today announced that it has received its fifth purchase order for ECOTRAX® rail ties to be shipped to Europe....

2014-06-26 12:23:43

Half of all U.S. households now have access to carton recycling VERNON HILLS, Ill., June 26, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The Carton Council of North America is proud to announce that fifty percent of U.S. households can now recycle cartons through curbside and other local recycling programs. This celebratory milestone represents the tremendous industry-led effort made possible by the support of countless recycling, packaging, municipal and sustainability stakeholders....

2014-06-26 12:23:36

CHICAGO, June 26, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- As one of the leading global beverage can makers, Rexam is committed to sustainability and providing its customers with the most environmentally-friendly beverage package. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20120711/CG38561LOGO The company was recently awarded for its efforts to raise awareness and involvement in aluminum can recycling in its local communities. The Illinois Recycling Association (IRA) has named Rexam as the 2014 Excellence...

2014-06-26 08:22:55

MORRISTOWN, N.J., June 26, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Covanta, a world leader in sustainable waste management and renewable energy, today announced that John G. Waffenschmidt, vice president of environmental science and community affairs, has been reappointed to the Pennsylvania Environmental Justice Advisory Board (EJAB) by Pennsylvania Department of Environmental Protection (DEP) Secretary E. Christopher Abruzzo. The EJAB is charged with overseeing the implementation of DEP's Enhanced...

2014-06-26 08:20:57

DUBLIN, June 26, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Research and Markets (http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/pfwm92/refuse_truck_body) has announced the addition of the "Refuse Truck Body Manufacturing in North America" report to their offering. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130307/600769 All refuse collection vehicles essentially perform the same function - collecting and transporting residential, commercial and industrial waste to a landfill or waste treatment or recycling facility. The...

2014-06-25 08:24:30

BOSTON, June 25, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Covanta (NYSE: CVA), a world leader in sustainable waste management and renewable energy, today announced a new agreement with the City of Boston for sustainable waste disposal. The five-year contract will send approximately 140,000 tons of waste per year to Covanta's Energy-from-Waste (EfW) facilities in Massachusetts. The new agreement begins July 1, 2014. "We're very pleased to have been chosen yet again by the City of Boston to provide...

2014-06-25 08:23:49

XI'AN, China, June 25, 2014 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- China Recycling Energy Corp. (NASDAQ: CREG or "the Company"), a leading industrial waste-to-energy solution provider in China, today announced that it is not aware of any material corporate developments beyond its most recently issued news releases and filings with the SEC that could account for the recent unusual trading activity in its shares. The Company's projects currently under construction are progressing well and are on...

2014-06-25 08:23:23

Recycling Vending Machine Exchanges Plastic Bottle for T-shirt Made with Recycled Plastics at Denver's Coors Field-Plus Chance to Win $500 WASHINGTON, June 25, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- To encourage people to recycle more plastics, Plastics Make it Possible(®) is bringing its unique "recycling" vending machine to Coors Field in Denver, Colo. for today's baseball game. Fans can deposit a plastic beverage bottle into the vending machine for recycling in exchange for a free special-edition...

2014-06-24 23:15:53

Sunshine Recycling of Orlando is currently working with general contractor Schmid Construction on the building of a new Dick’s Sporting Goods retail location on Hwy 50 in Orlando, FL next to Fashion Square Mall. Orlando, FL (PRWEB) June 24, 2014 Orlando construction dumpster rental company Sunshine Recycling is currently working with Clermont-based contractor Schmid Construction on the development of a Dick’s Sporting Goods retail store. Sunshine is providing portable toilets,...


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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