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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....

2014-06-04 08:35:01

LANCASTER, S.C., June 4, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Rossi Enterprises, Inc.,dba R.R. Equipment Company (RREC) manufacturers of the leading mobile jaw crusher, the Rebel Crusher, is pleased to announce that they have been awarded a GSA Schedule 23V contract: (GS-30F-009BA) Automotive Superstore. R.R. Equipment is now certified to supply mobile crushers and supplies to Federal Agencies. Acknowledging the growth in Federal spending through the GSA, R.R. Equipment has listed their mobile jaw...

2014-06-03 12:27:27

Xcel Energy's Refrigerator Recycling Program offers cool savings ROSWELL, N.M., June 3, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Xcel Energy residential electric customers now have an additional reason to take advantage of the popular Refrigerator Recycling Program and cash in on those old, working inefficient refrigerators and freezers. The program, which provides a limited time only rebate of $75 for each eligible refrigerator and/or freezer, is also offering customers the chance to win an ENERGY...

2014-05-30 23:05:50

Over the next five years, continued interest from the government and consumers in construction processes that use recyclable materials will benefit the industry. For these reasons, industry research firm IBISWorld has added a report on the Recyclable Material Wholesaling industry to its growing industry report collection. New York, NY (PRWEB) May 30, 2014 Demand for the Recyclable Material Wholesaling industry has impressively grown during the past five years, although it has not been...

2014-05-30 23:02:04

As students and teachers prepare to dispose of old technology items, Go Junk Free America! offers advise on how to safely and responsibly deal with hazardous e-waste. Los Angeles, CA (PRWEB) May 30, 2014 As the college dorms empty and the high schools prepare to follow suit, millions of students, parents, and teachers are faced with a mountain of used technology items and a choice – keep, donate, or throw away. While trusty laptops and favorite phones usually make the cut of items to...

2014-05-29 16:22:58

IRVING, Texas, May 29, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Commercial Metals Company (NYSE: CMC) announced today that on May 20, 2014, Commercial Metals Company, through its wholly-owned subsidiary, Structural Metals, Inc. (collectively, "CMC"), entered into a definitive Agreement for the Purchase and Sale of Assets with Newell Recycling of San Antonio, LP ("Newell Recycling") and John R. Newell for the purchase of substantially all of the assets of Newell Recycling located at 726 Probandt Street...

2014-05-28 12:37:19

BURNABY, British Columbia, May 28, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Large Household Appliances and IT / Telecom Sectors Account for Majority of E-Waste Generation in India E-Waste or Electronic Waste is generated by old, discarded or obsolete electronic products. Electronic waste is highly toxic in nature as it contains hazardous metals such as lead, mercury, cadmium, etc. In India as well as other developing countries, majority of the electronic products are not recycled, which...

2014-05-27 12:24:14

Xcel Energy's Refrigerator Recycling Program offers cool spring savings COMMERCE CITY, Colo., May 27, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Xcel Energy residential electric customers now have an additional reason to take advantage of the popular Refrigerator Recycling Program and cash in on those old, inefficient working refrigerators and freezers. The program, which provides a $50 rebate for each eligible refrigerator and/or freezer, is also offering customers the chance to win one of two Kindle...

2014-05-24 23:00:47

Most of people’s old furniture and equipments end up in landfill sites, creating problems for the Earth’s environment. Student Works Disposal now offers sustainable discarding of household junk at http://www.studentworksdisposal.com/. Vancouver, BC (PRWEB) May 24, 2014 Student Works Disposal has recently announced that it will be accepting household garbage, including old furniture and electronic goods, from customers in Vancouver to recycle and reuse. This initiative is taken in...


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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
omphalos
  • The navel or umbilicus.
  • In Greek archaeology: A central boss, as on a shield, a bowl, etc.
  • A sacred stone in the temple of Apollo at Delphi, believed by the Greeks to mark the 'navel' or exact center-point of the earth.
'Omphalos' comes from the ancient Greek.
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