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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....

2014-09-24 12:23:56

U.S. Industry Recycling Rate Remains Above 65 Percent for Third Consecutive Year ARLINGTON, Va., Sept. 24, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Aluminum beverage cans are once again the most recycled beverage packaging type in the United States with an industry recycling rate of 66.7 percent in 2013, according to new data released by the Aluminum Association, Can Manufacturers Institute (CMI) and Institute of Scrap Recycling Industries (ISRI). This marks the third consecutive year the...

2014-09-24 12:23:52

Acquisition includes technology that will allow TOMRA to provide its RVM recycling customers with additional rewards and incentives, enhancing the recycling experience and bringing marketing value to retailers SHELTON, Conn., Sept. 24, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Tomra Systems, ASA (TOMRA), a leading global provider of reverse vending machines (RVMs) and sensor-based sorting equipment, today announced that it has entered into an agreement to acquire Greenbean Recycle Inc., a company...

2014-09-24 08:23:24

Plastics Make it Possible® Offers Tips to Create Less Packaging and Food Waste on Game Day WASHINGTON, Sept. 24, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Tailgating at sports events is almost as big a draw as the game itself, with lots of food, lots of fun--and lots of waste. Large college stadiums, for example, can generate 100 tons of waste per game, according to the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20111114/LA05519LOGO Taking a few simple steps--such as recycling and...

2014-09-22 08:23:34

Call to Action for Consumers to Recycle Stockpiles of Mobile Devices BELLEVUE, Wash., Sept. 22, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Today at the Clinton Global Initiative's Tenth Annual Meeting, Outerwall Inc. (Nasdaq: OUTR) announced that it expects to collect at least two million pounds of mobile phones, tablets, and other devices and accessories over the next three years through its ecoATM® recycling kiosks, which accept electronics for reuse and recycling, helping to divert e-waste from...

2014-09-21 23:00:55

Global E-waste Management Market 2014-2018 a new research report added to Sandlerresearch.org store. Dallas, Texas (PRWEB) September 21, 2014 One of the major positive trends observed in this market is the increase in methods of preventing biological hazards. The intense need to reduce toxins discharged from unattended e-waste has forced governments and vendors to invest in the market. Analysts forecast the Global e-Waste Management market to grow at a CAGR of 14.6 percent over the period...

2014-09-18 23:12:20

Sunshine Recycling, a Jacksonville dumpster rental and construction recycling company, is currently supplying dumpsters and hauling services to the construction site of the new Gran Bay Apartment Homes. (PRWEB) September 18, 2014 Jacksonville roll off dumpsters provider, Sunshine Recycling, is currently providing dumpster and hauling services to a new apartment complex construction site. Gran Bay Realty Partners LLC, operated by the Rohdie Group of New York, began construction on the...

2014-09-18 12:23:37

CHICAGO, Sept. 18, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- As one of the leading global beverage can makers, Rexam is committed to sustainability and raising awareness for the recyclability of aluminum cans. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140918/147019 To help bring this message to its local communities and raise money for charity, the company recently hosted its fourth annual "Cans for Cash" recycling event at its Chicago headquarters. Rexam partnered with United Scrap Metal, a local recycler,...

2014-09-16 12:23:39

WASHINGTON, Sept. 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The National Restaurant Association today unveiled new research that shows a substantial number of operators are implementing sustainability best practices into their businesses. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140916/146448 The survey of 1,000 fullservice and quickservice operators found that nearly three quarters of operators recycled used fryer oil, fats and grease. More than six in 10 recycled their cardboard and paper, used compact...

2014-09-15 12:31:45

DALLAS, September 15, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- ReportsnReports.com offers Global E-Waste Management Market (2011 - 2016) research report in its store that says the global volume of e-waste generated is expected to reach 93.5 million tons in 2016 from 41.5 million tons in 2011 at a CAGR of 17.6% from 2011 to 2016. The revenue generated from the e-waste management market is expected to grow from $9.15 billion in 2011 to $20.25 billion in 2016 at a CAGR of 17.22% from 2011 to 2016....


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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