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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...

2014-04-22 08:27:07

WASHINGTON, April 22, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- America's non-alcoholic beverage industry celebrates Earth Day - today and every day - through its cutting-edge sustainability practices and ongoing efforts to reduce their environmental impact. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140207/MM61579LOGO "Our industry cares deeply about its impact on the environment, and the collective efforts of our member companies reflect the priority and longstanding commitment it has to protecting and...

2014-04-22 08:26:26

Helps Hershey with commitment to environmental sustainability PITTSBURGH, April 22, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- GENCO, the leader in delivering product lifecycle logistics(®) solutions, announced today that it is participating in The Hershey Company's Zero-Waste-to-Landfill Program at its Western distribution center in Ogden, UT. Hershey's ZWL Program is intended to divert materials that would typically end up in landfills to alternate channels, such as recycling, reuse or incineration....

2014-04-22 08:25:59

Sponsorship Aligns with Rainbow Light's Fifth Year of Using EcoGuard 100 Percent Upcycled Packaging Technology for Best Practices in Sustainability SANTA CRUZ, Calif., April 22, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Rainbow Light Nutritional Systems, the number-one most trusted natural vitamin brand, extends its commitment to corporate social responsibility (CSR) that began with the introduction of the first natural, food-based vitamins more than 30 years ago. In honor of Earth Day, today Rainbow Light...

2014-04-22 08:25:00

NEW YORK, April 22, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- In celebration of the 44(th) annual Earth Day, DDB Worldwide today announced findings from the 2014 DDB Life Style Study(®) (LSS), which indicates that across both attitudinal and behavioral measures, race is one of the best predictors of "green" living. The LSS survey compares U.S. adults from among four racial groups - those who identify as White, Black, Hispanic, or Asian - and reveals that by a significant measure, Asians show the highest...


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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call-note
  • The call or cry of a bird or other animal to its mate or its young.
'Call-note' is newer than 'bird-call,' which originally referred to 'an instrument for imitating the note of birds' but now also refers to 'the song or cry of a bird.'
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