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2013-11-12 23:19:30

Westborough business’ big move into commingled recycling. Hopkinton, Mass. (PRWEB) November 12, 2013 E.L. Harvey & Sons has opened a new state-of-the-art single stream recycling facility to serve residents in the Hopkinton, Westborough and surrounding areas. The materials recovery facility (MRF) was designed, manufactured and installed by Eugene, Oregon-based Bulk Handling Systems (BHS). The system is housed in a new 80,000 square-foot facility and is permitted up to process 600...

2013-11-12 16:21:49

CHAGRIN FALLS, Ohio, Nov. 12, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Tarkett, provider of the world's most integrated high-performance flooring systems, announces the winners of its annual ReStart(TM) Award. This year's award will be presented to the participants of the Nationwide Children's Hospital project in Columbus, Ohio, who returned a total of 53,170 pounds of flooring for recycling throughout the duration of the project. The award will be presented in the Tarkett/Johnsonite(® )booth (#2807)...

2013-11-12 12:22:53

Truett-Hurst Inc. Transcends "Green Clutter" With First Paper Wine Bottle! HEALDSBURG, Calif., Nov. 12, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Wine industry leader in innovation Truett-Hurst Inc. wine company of Healdsburg, California, says no to marketing green-washing. The release of the first paper wine bottle in the U.S. from Truett-Hurst Inc. is the real thing. The paper wine bottle, branded PaperBoy, is a molded outer shell in the shape of a wine bottle, made from recycled cardboard with a...

2013-11-11 16:21:13

Cartridge World recycles more than four million printer cartridges annually SPRING GROVE, Ill., Nov. 11, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Conservation and environmental responsibility have been hot button issues for years, but the stark reality is that even the simplest form of environmental stewardship - recycling - often is neglected. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130808/CG59919LOGO-b) America Recycles Day is Nov. 15, and thousands of events will be held across the United...

2013-11-11 12:22:07

Keep America Beautiful to launch "America Recycles Day Thunderclap" creating virtual flashmob that encourages people to recycle more every day WASHINGTON, Nov. 11, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Keep America Beautiful is encouraging people to give their garbage another life on America Recycles Day, which is scheduled for Friday, Nov. 15. (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20131111/DC14399-INFO) The average American produces 4.4 pounds of trash in a single day, and yet Americans...

2013-11-08 20:23:34

DALLAS, Nov. 8, 2013 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- EcoPhones, a rapidly growing national reverse logistics solutions provider for the electronics industry, today announced that EcoATM co-founder and industry visionary Seth Heine has joined EcoPhones as the Vice President of Global Business Development. (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20131108/MN13587) As a leader in the wireless industry, Seth has founded and developed multiple companies in the cell phone collection, recycling...

2013-11-07 12:41:53

Companies often put a personal face on products in an attempt to reach a deeper connection with consumers. New research suggests the same idea can be applied to social causes: Putting a human face on the campaign for a social cause actually increases support for it. The findings are published in Psychological Science, a journal of the Association for Psychological Science. Researchers Hee-Kyung Ahn of Hanyang University, South Korea, Hae Joo Kim of Wilfrid Laurier University, and Pankaj...

2013-11-06 23:26:41

Rusty's Auto Salvage is feeling the effects of the economic recovery first-hand. New York, NY (PRWEB) November 06, 2013 Rusty's Auto Salvage (http://www.rustysautosalvage.com) saw an across-the-board increase in consumer activity, used car values and end-of-life vehicle values during the third-quarter of 2013. "We have seen an increase in the value of vehicles we sell at auction and the scrap values automobile recycling companies are willing to pay for an 'end of life...

2013-11-06 16:23:20

Rate Climbs to Nearly 32 Percent WASHINGTON, Nov. 6, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Plastic bottle recycling by consumers increased 161 million pounds in 2012, edging up 6.2 percent, to reach nearly 2.8 billion pounds for the year, according to figures released jointly today by the Association of Postconsumer Plastic Recyclers (APR) and the American Chemistry Council (ACC). The recycling rate for all plastic bottles rose 1.6 percent to 30.5 percent for the year. The 23(rd) annual National...

2013-11-06 08:23:22

Eco Armor - Defensive Paint: Superior Protection for Exterior Architectural Details & Fencing VISTA, Calif., Nov. 6, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Eco Building Products, Inc., (OTCQB: ECOB), a manufacturer of treated wood products, today announced the unveiling of Eco Armor - Defensive Paint. Eco Building Products has collaborated with the largest paint recycler in North America, Visions Paint Recycling, LLC, to bring this uniquely blended defensive paint to market, further enhancing the...


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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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