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2014-05-22 23:12:12

Creative Recycling Systems (CRS) and WMNF offered a simple way for the Tampa Bay community to safely recycle electronics. Tampa, FL (PRWEB) May 22, 2014 CRS, an electronics recycling company headquartered in Tampa, partnered with WMNF 88.5 FM in 2013 and has diverted more than 6.5 tons of electronics from landfills over the past year. Businesses and residents in the Tampa Bay area were encouraged to drop off their electronics for safe recycling. The collection was supported through the...

2014-05-22 12:23:09

JAMESVILLE, N.Y., May 22, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Covanta Onondaga and the Southwood Fire Department recently collected over 2,000 pounds of electronic waste (e-waste) from local residents and businesses at a collection event and open house at the Southwood Fire Department in Jamesville, NY. Items collected included cellphones, televisions, laptops, PCs, tablets and cameras. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140522/90496 The collection was held in an effort to increase the amount...

2014-05-21 23:15:03

Sunshine Recycling of Orlando is currently providing construction dumpsters, regular hauling and debris recycling for the construction of a new Altis apartment community in Orlando. Orlando, FL (PRWEB) May 21, 2014 Orlando dumpster rental company Sunshine Recycling is currently providing both 20-yard and 30-yard construction dumpsters on the site of a new apartment community located at 7001 Palm Parkway in Orlando. Sunshine Recycling is hauling metal and concrete to be recycled, and is...

2014-05-21 20:20:39

ATLANTA and LONDON, May 21, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Novelis, the world leader in aluminum rolling and recycling, today received the Industry Leadership Award in Aluminum at the Platts 2014 Global Metals Awards ceremony in London. The award recognizes Novelis' decisive action to transform its business, demonstrated leadership as a first-mover and willingness to take risks by making fundamental changes in the way it operates. "We are honored to be selected by Platts as the 2014 aluminum...

2014-05-21 16:23:28

Introduces "Profitable Environmental Consciousness"; Recycling 40 million lbs. in first year AVON PARK, Fla., May 21, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Florida Agricultural Plastic Recyclers, LLC ("FLAG"), announced completion of its Private Placement with an international investor group to implement phase I of its LDPE Ag-Film recycling program that includes two wash lines and fulfilling contracted sales of shredded, washed LDPE to worldwide buyers within 75 days. Mr. Joseph Miceli,...

2014-05-21 16:21:08

INDIANAPOLIS, May 21, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- -- Recycling / Salvaging: demolished the old "White" building and the construction waste was recycled wherever possible, including 100% of the old parking lot and close to 90% of the old building. -- White Roofing Materials: Reduction of heat island effect. -- Alternative Fuel Vehicle Charging stations powered by on site photovoltaic solar arrays -- Site Selection: developing on a previously developed...

2014-05-21 12:22:24

PHILADELPHIA, May 21, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The numbers are in and they are impressive. eForce Compliance diverted in excess of 550,000 pounds of electronic waste from Tri-State landfills during their celebration of Earth Day 2014. eForce Compliance hosted a series of free electronic recycling collection events during the month of April. Businesses in the Tri-State area were given the opportunity to responsibly dispose of obsolete items including computers, televisions and other...

2014-05-21 08:23:48

VANCOUVER, Wash., May 21, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Pacific Cascade, who markets and sells the GreenDrop Recycling Stations, is pleased to announce that Farmer Bros. Co. ("Farmer Brothers") has chosen GreenDrop Stations to handle the diverting of its recyclable and compostable waste from landfills. Farmer Brothers' ultimate objective is to reach 100% landfill diversion by the year 2015, prolonging the lifecycle of resources while reducing greenhouse gas emissions. Photo -...

2014-05-20 20:20:55

TAIPEI, May 20, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Today Wistron and Dell announced a partnership for a sustainable e-waste recycling solution. For the first time, 3rd-party certified closed-loop recycled plastics produced by Wistron are being applied in the manufacturing of Dell's upcoming computer line. The cooperation with Dell is creating an e-waste standard for the industry which can make a lasting contribution to the planet. "This initiative is designed to reduce the dependence on natural...

2014-05-20 08:20:43

ZANESVILLE, Ohio, May 20, 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 an additional purchase order for ECOTRAX® rail ties to be shipped to a major transit system in Europe. This is the third order from...


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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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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