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2014-04-15 08:23:34

CLEVELAND, April 15, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Aleris announced today that it is formally evaluating the potential sale of its Recycling and Specification Alloys businesses. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140115/CL46886LOGO "While the businesses remain steady and profitable with excellent long-term growth potential, we are always reviewing our operations to ensure that Aleris is optimizing the value of its portfolio," said Aleris Chairman and CEO Steve Demetriou. Following a...

2014-04-14 12:26:06

RALEIGH, N.C., April 14, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Raleigh Metal Recycling and its sister company Goldsboro Metal Recycling have completed their year-end financial review. In 2013 they exported a record $9 Million of scrap metal to China, making these North Carolina companies among the largest exporters to China in the State, using both Wilmington, NC and Norfolk, VA ports. "With China being a global base of electronics manufacturing and exporting products such as Apple's iPad and...

2014-04-10 23:23:23

WIEGO unveils new research at World Urban Forum that challenges myths about the informal economy, and shows that urban informal workers play vital roles in the urban economy but that city policies and practices tend to undermine informal livelihoods. Medellín, Colombia (PRWEB) April 10, 2014 Research unveiled at World Urban Forum challenges myths about the informal economy, and shows that urban informal workers play vital roles in the urban economy and help keep their households out...

2014-04-10 04:20:49

STOCKHOLM, April 10, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- In a step forward for sustainable IT, product certification organization TCO Development announces the first products to meet a new certification for computer displays containing a minimum of 85% post consumer recycled plastics. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20120910/559379-a ) (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20140410/679573 ) Unlike metals and other valuable materials,...

2014-04-09 12:24:11

Red Hare Brewing Company to package its craft beer in the world's first certified high-recycled content aluminum beverage can ATLANTA and DENVER, April 9, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Novelis, the world leader in aluminum rolling and recycling, today announced at the 2014 Craft Brewers Conference in Denver that Red Hare Brewing Company will launch the world's first commercial use of evercan(TM), the company's independently certified high-recycled content aluminum sheet for beverage cans....

2014-04-09 12:20:26

Aluminum Offers Smallest Total Carbon Footprint Among Competing Materials DETROIT, April 9, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The use of aluminum in new vehicles to boost fuel economy offers the smallest total carbon footprint among competing materials, according to a peer-reviewed Oak Ridge National Laboratory (ORNL) report presented today at the 2014 Society of Automotive Engineers World Congress. Researcher Sujit Das, a widely respected expert on product life cycle assessments for the United States...

2014-04-09 08:34:16

Electronics are the fastest growing waste segment, and a new ecoATM® survey reveals less than half of device owners recycle their unwanted phones and tablets SAN DIEGO, April 9, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- While Americans are well educated on the benefits of recycling bottles, cans and paper, the same can't be said of electronic devices. The proliferation of new cell phones and tablets has led to a growing glut of "e-waste" piling up in people's homes, as well as a lack of understanding about what...

2014-04-09 08:23:50

XI'AN, China, April 9, 2014 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- China Recycling Energy Corp. (NASDAQ: CREG; "CREG" or "the Company"), a leading industrial waste-to-energy solution provider in China, today announced that it expects to benefit from recent policy announcements made by the Chinese government. Mr. Li Keqiang, China's Premier and Party Secretary of the State Council, chaired an executive meeting of the State Council in February to discuss environmental protection, and in particular...

2014-04-08 12:23:26

Middle School Green Team Recycles 7,060 Pounds of Waste in Just Four Months FLOWERY BRANCH, Ga., April 8, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- There are many unsung heroes throughout Georgia schools who inspire greatness in children. The Atlanta Falcons partnered with Novelis, the world leader in aluminum rolling and recycling, for the second annual Rise Up & Recycle program to recognize those particular heroes who are getting kids excited about the environment and the importance of recycling....

2014-04-08 08:24:43

VANCOUVER, British Columbia, April 8, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Target Technologies (TTII), a leading material and logistics outsourcer to the synthetic turf industry, is pleased to announce its exclusive partnership with Kam Lee Trading Company of Hong Kong and its Canadian arm Poly-Pacific Inc. of Surrey, British Columbia. Commenting on its new joint arrangement, TTII's Managing Director, John B. Giraud stated: "Many groups have approached us seeking environmentally-friendly options...


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 beast of burden; also, a beast in general.
'Jument' ultimately comes from the Latin 'jugum,' yoke.
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