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2014-10-01 16:22:47

Transaction Involves State-of the Art Infrastructure including Hauling Routes, Recycling Facility, Transfer Station and CNG Refueling Station PHOENIX, Oct. 1, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Republic Services, Inc. (NYSE: RSG) announced today the acquisition of one of Southern California's largest independent solid waste companies, Rainbow Disposal Co., Inc. The transaction further enhances Republic's Southern California footprint, and reinforces the Company's growth strategy to expand its...

2014-10-01 04:20:47

Company Invests $258 Million in New Plant to Extend Leadership in Closed-Loop Recycling ATLANTA and NACHTERSTEDT, Germany, Oct. 1, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Novelis, the global leader in aluminum rolling and recycling, today officially opened the world's largest aluminum recycling center. Located adjacent to the company's rolling mill in Nachterstedt, Germany, the $258 million (EUR200 million) recycling center will process up to 400,000 metric tons of aluminum scrap annually, turning it...

2014-10-01 04:20:37

AMSTERDAM, Oct. 1, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Constellium N.V. (NYSE and NYSE Euronext: CSTM) announced today that it was awarded an additional contract to supply can stock to Rexam PLC (REX.L.), a leading beverage can maker. Under this agreement, Constellium will support Rexam's strategic decision to convert all the can production lines of their two Spanish plants - La Selva and Valdemorillo - from steel to aluminium. This contract strengthens a long-standing relationship between...

2014-09-30 23:01:34

FreeRecyclingQuotes.com has launched a new website called DumpsterRentalRecycling.com that will provide nationwide roll off dumpster rentals. The company has positioned itself as a resource for businesses and residents to become free of waste and as an affordable alternative to current waste removal options. Atlanta, GA (PRWEB) September 30, 2014 DumpsterRentalRecycling.com is able to supply its dumpster rentals to any commercial or residential location with a few just a few clicks of a...

2014-09-30 23:01:32

FreeRecyclingQuotes.com, just launched their second pallet recycling website called PalletRecyclingQuotes.com. The website was developed to service every city in the United States and Canada and will expand to service Europe and Australia. Atlanta, GA (PRWEB) September 30, 2014 PalletRecyclingQuotes.com was designed to help businesses recycle or buy standard 48”x40” shipping pallets or odd sized pallets. The website's main purpose is to keep pallets out of landfills and make it...

2014-09-30 08:38:50

LONDON, Sept. 30, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- About Green and Recycled Cell PhonesRecycling or reusing cell phones helps the environment by saving energy, conserving natural resources, and keeping reusable materials out of landfills, thus reducing pollution. Cell phones contain a large number of chemicals and hazardous substances used in their manufacturing mainly persistent, bio accumulative and toxic chemicals (PBTs).TechNavio's analysts forecast the Global Green and Recycled Cell Phones...

2014-09-29 23:09:00

Confetti Recycled Wine Glasses by Bambeco Voted as Natural Living Favorite Baltimore, MD (PRWEB) September 29, 2014 Bambeco, the leading brand in stylish and sustainable home furnishings and décor was named the 2014 Natural Living category winner at the 29th annual Natural Products Expo East in Baltimore. The Baltimore headquartered e-retailer took home the top award for their Confetti Recycled Wine Glasses, which transform trash into treasure, and will be recognized with this...

2014-09-29 16:20:45

PITTSBURGH, Sept. 29, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Novak Auto Parts, located in New Brighton, Pennsylvania, hosted members of the Pennsylvania Automotive Recycling Trade Society (PARTS) as part of the 50th Annual Convention on September 26-27. PARTS is an affiliate state chapter of the national Automotive Recyclers Association (ARA). Judy Moore, Assistant Director for the National Alternative Fuels Training Consortium (NAFTC), was the keynote speaker. Moore shared safe recycling practices as well...

2014-09-29 08:24:53

BENTON HARBOR, Mich., Sept. 29, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Whirlpool Corporation (NYSE: WHR) is launching a new recycling initiative that offers consumers a responsible alternative to throwing out their used refrigerator water filters. The company is introducing Refresh & Recycle, the first water filter recycling program by Whirlpool Water. Through a partnership with g(2) revolution, an innovative recycling company, every recycled refrigerator water filter is used in a new material rather...

2014-09-26 16:21:35

Newest LGTE Projects Combine to Generate Enough Energy to Power 5,100 Homes in Bay Area Community MANTECA, Calif., Sept. 26, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Republic Services, Inc. (NYSE: RSG) announced today its latest Landfill Gas-To-Energy (LGTE) projects involving its Forward and Vasco Road Landfills, both located in the Bay Area. The combined projects will generate 8.6 megawatts of energy for the local electric grid, or enough energy to power more than 5,100 area homes annually....


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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 style of popular dance music originating along the border between Texas and Mexico, characterized by the use of accordion, drums, and 12-string bass guitar and traditionally based on polka, waltz, and bolero rhythms.
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