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2015-04-22 16:20:28

The Great American Can Roundup's Commander-in-Chief Challenge Results in More Than 2.2 Million Recycled Cans WASHINGTON, April 22, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- For the second year, the U.S.

2015-04-22 12:21:20

Air Quality, Recycling and Waste Management Essential to Cruise Experience WASHINGTON, April 22, 2015 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- In honor of Earth Day, the cruise industry renews its commitment

2015-04-21 23:09:00

For Earth Day 2015 Zonesty is holding an electronics recycling campaign that is aimed at helping people safely recycle their used phones, computers, pagers and more. Sugar

2015-04-21 23:04:22

4th SCAPET (South/Central Americas, Andean & Caribbean PET Markets, Applications & Recycling) conference travels to Bogota, Colombia on 2-4 June, 2015 for a complete review of South &

2015-04-21 16:30:46

WASHINGTON, April 21, 2015 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- America's non-alcoholic beverage industry salutes Earth Day and the countless actions it has inspired among individuals and companies to protect

2015-04-21 16:20:39

Find out where you can recycle your used car battery and help the earth MILWAUKEE, April 21, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Did you know up to 99% of your vehicle battery is recyclable and almost

2015-04-21 12:25:17

IBID, Covanta, Panasonic, Urban Renewal and City of Newark partner for second annual collection event in Peter Francisco Park, providing convenience and access to safe disposal of electronics

2015-04-20 16:23:07

Covanta's $45 Million Facility to Employ 60 or More Workers INDIANAPOLIS, April 20, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Covanta, a world leader in sustainable waste management and renewable energy,

2015-04-20 08:24:22

LENEXA, Kan., April 20, 2015 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- The 45th anniversary of Earth Day in 2015 puts a shining spotlight

2015-04-20 04:22:45

DUBAI, April 20, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- The PEL Baby & Mega Jaws bottle crusher range reduces waste glass bottle bulk by 80% and diverts millions of bottles away from


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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
meacock
  • An uxorious, effeminate, or spiritless man.
  • A timorous, cowardly fellow.
Probably a blend of meek and cock, or from meek +‎ -ock (“diminutive suffix”).