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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...

2014-04-22 08:24:48

Multiple efforts lead to improved sustainability in communities COLUMBUS, Ohio, April 22, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- White Castle is best known for serving its famous Sliders at more than 400 restaurants, but what many don't know is that this 94-year-old national icon also is passionate about sustainability. The efforts of the family-owned business to become "greener" started in the 1960s with founder Billy Ingram, when White Castle put in place year-round processes to drive continuous...

2014-04-21 16:22:59

WASHINGTON, April 21, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Curbside recycling is available to more than half of American adults, but the public could benefit from additional education on what can be recycled, according to a recent national survey. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20131120/DC21142LOGO The survey, commissioned ahead of Earth Day by the National Waste & Recycling Association (Waste & Recycling) and conducted online by Harris Poll among more than 2,000 U.S....

2014-04-21 12:23:02

Redesigned Awards Honor Recycling Programs in 12 Categories WASHINGTON, April 21, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The American Forest & Paper Association (AF&PA) today announced the winners of its 2014 Recycling Awards. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20120725/DC46454LOGO Now in its ninth consecutive year, the AF&PA Recycling Awards recognize outstanding paper recycling programs in three categories: Business Leadership, Community and School. This year, the program was...

2014-04-20 23:00:23

Earth Day 2014 will mark the roll out of Michigan-based Battery Giant’s new community-focused free battery recycling program. Sterling Heights, MI (PRWEB) April 20, 2014 Environmentally conscious residents know that household batteries need to be recycled, but most recycling centers do not accept Alkaline, Sealed Lead Acid, Lithium, and other battery types because of their chemical components. “While 97% of automotive batteries are recycled, less than 20% of household batteries are...

2014-04-19 23:02:27

Whole Body Research advances through the next phase of its environmental responsibility initiative by implementing post-consumer recycled materials for its product bottles. Los Angeles, CA (PRWEB) April 19, 2014 Whole Body Research announced today the implementation of the newest phase of their green initiative. In line with their mission of providing their customers with all-natural, high-quality products to promote health and wellness, Whole Body Research’s green initiative aims to...

2014-04-18 08:20:55

eClaim Recovery Specialists' facility located in Kennesaw, GA offers electronics recycling and asset recovery services that provides a revenue sharing program for businesses seeking to maximize their return on end-of-life electronics, computers and other ewaste. Companies can now see a value from all of the parts and commodities through our dismantling channel. KENNESAW, Ga., April 18, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- In an effort to increase awareness and environmental responsibility, eClaim...

2014-04-17 23:11:02

If you’ve been looking for an opportunity to empty your homes and offices of those old, unused electronics you’ve got stockpiled, e-End is providing residents and businesses the chance to protect the environment by properly recycling them. Ferderick, Maryland (PRWEB) April 17, 2014 e-End is holding an electronic recycling event on Saturday, April 26th from 11:00am to 4:00pm at their facility located at 7118 Geoffrey Way (off Route 85 South) in Frederick, MD. Cell phones, desktop and...

2014-04-17 12:23:49

Despite roadblocks, Hispanics and kids emerge as the strongest recycling champions BOSTON, April 17, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Nearly three-quarters (72%) of consumers consistently recycle in the home, but despite a genuine concern for the environment, only about half do so in rooms beyond the kitchen. According to the 2014 Cone Communications Recycling in the Home Survey, in partnership with the Johnson & Johnson Family of Consumer Companies as part of its Care To Recycle program, there are...

2014-04-17 08:23:23

Company Reports 182% Increase in Revenues Year-Over-Year NEW PROVIDENCE, N.J., April 17, 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 reprocessor and supplier of recycled plastic, today announced that it expects revenues for the first quarter of 2014 to be $4.9 million, a 182% increase over the same period 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
siliqua
  • A Roman unit of weight, 1⁄1728 of a pound.
  • A weight of four grains used in weighing gold and precious stones; a carat.
  • In anatomy, a formation suggesting a husk or pod.
  • The lowest unit in the Roman coinage, the twenty-fourth part of a solidus.
  • A coin of base silver of the Gothic and Lombard kings of Italy.
'Siliqua' comes from a Latin word meaning 'a pod.'
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