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2014-05-18 23:02:02

Here are eight simple steps to a greener office from Rackwise, Inc's experts in "greening" the work place. They’ll also help to reduce carbon footprint. (PRWEB) May 18, 2014 Economic downturns often sharpen a company’s focus on cost savings, efficiency and lowering the expenses associated with running a company. It’s a great idea in theory, but it isn’t always easy to take the first steps toward a greener office and more efficient operations. So, how can businesses...

2014-05-16 23:07:23

Great Lakes Filters to offer a free site survey to qualified businesses who want to recycle their filtration, paint and absorbents waste. Bloomfield Hills, MI (PRWEB) May 16, 2014 Great Lakes Filters has launched an ambitious recycling program for its clients. The program is based on the troublesome waste streams of spent filter media, absorbents, and waste paint. The patented process can now turn this waste streams into valuable plastic resins that can be used in thousands of...

2014-05-16 12:27:42

National Diabetes Volunteer Leadership Council Urges California Lawmakers to Reconsider CA AB 1893 SACRAMENTO, Calif., May 16, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The National Diabetes Volunteer Leadership Council (NDVLC) strongly opposes proposed legislation (CA AB 1893) that would place undue financial burden on people with diabetes by requiring the purchase of sharps disposal containers each and every time they purchase needles and lancets. Currently the Medical Waste Management Act...

2014-05-16 12:26:06

SHELBURNE, ON, May 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ - In Western Canada, the large blue-tinted bottles used for water coolers have been turning green and the initiative has been recognized with a DuPont Awards for packaging innovation. (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20140516/88431) The DuPont Awards, a world-leading packaging competition, recognizes and honors packaging excellence. The Ice River Springs green bottle won in the Responsible Packaging category. "It is a great...

2014-05-14 12:25:00

City of Austin Challenges Residents to Increase Recycling by 5 Pounds Each Month STAMFORD, Conn., May 14, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Keep America Beautiful and the Ad Council announced today that the City of Austin is the first city to partner in the groundbreaking "I Want To Be Recycled" multimedia public service advertising (PSA) campaign. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20121114/DC12613LOGO The "I Want To Be Recycled" campaign aims to motivate Americans to recycle every...

2014-05-14 08:38:45

Consumers want cash, the biggest incentive in recycling phones, but very few recycling programs offer cash SAN ANTONIO, May 14, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Strategy acceleration firm, Compass Intelligence released its latest report on "Mobile Phone Reuse and Recycling Survey: Understanding Consumer Behavior" today. Over the past three years, Compass Intelligence has tracked the burgeoning mobile phone buy back and recycling market. We have witnessed older programs receive makeovers and new companies...

2014-05-13 08:20:56

Company's Third Order from Russia, The Second Largest Rail Network in the World NEW PROVIDENCE, N.J., May 13, 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...

2014-05-12 12:23:10

Nearly 95,000 Pounds of Beverage Cans Recycled in the Fourth Annual Great American Can RoundUp School Challenge WASHINGTON, May 12, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Riverton High School Alternative Program in Riverton, WY, won first place in the fourth annual Great American Can RoundUp (GACR) School Challenge by collecting nearly 7,000 pounds of aluminum cans. A mere 24 students collected a little more than 287 pounds per student to claim this year's top honors. In total, schools from 39 states...

2014-05-07 23:03:51

There’s still time for some spring cleaning and Ranch Town Recycling wants to help by reminding consumers the importance of recycling old electronics. San Jose, CA (PRWEB) May 07, 2014 Earth Day has come and gone but keeping the community clean is a year-round opportunity, and San Jose’s Ranch Town Recycling wants to help. Consumers are increasingly concerned about reusing and recycling. Spring is traditionally a time where people clear out their attics, garages and storage units but...

2014-05-06 23:02:44

Market Publishers Ltd and STOCHASIS Management Consultancy signed a partnership agreement for quality market research promotion on Internet. MarketPublishers.com is now authorised to distribute and sell research reports worked out by STOCHASIS Management Consultancy. London, UK (PRWEB) May 06, 2014 Market Publishers Ltd and STOCHASIS Management Consultancy signed a partnership agreement for quality market research promotion on Internet. MarketPublishers.com is now authorised to distribute...


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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  • A fool; a simpleton: a term of abuse common in Ireland and to a less extent in the Gaelic-speaking parts of Scotland.
This word is partly Irish in origin.