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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...

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...


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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
cruet
  • A vial or small glass bottle, especially one for holding vinegar, oil, etc.; a caster for liquids.
This word is Middle English in origin, and ultimately comes from the Old French, diminutive of 'crue,' flask.
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