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2014-08-06 16:22:50

MINNEAPOLIS, Aug. 6, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Appliance Recycling Centers of America, Inc. (NASDAQ: ARCI), a leading provider of appliance recycling and retailing services, today reported operating results for the second quarter ended June 28, 2014. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140210/CG62255LOGO Revenues for the second quarter of 2014 were $33.2 million, up 3% compared with the same period in 2013, as a result of a 21% increase in appliance replacement sales within the...

2014-08-05 23:10:23

Houston recycling firm handles data security concerns with new data wiping technique and thorough hard-drive destruction. Houston, Texas (PRWEB) August 05, 2014 If you’ve ever used a login password then you are aware that confidential information can fall into the wrong hands. This issue becomes especially troubling when your hard-drive can harbor personal material, valuable trade secrets, or credit card information. For this reason, corporations have a vested interest in the security...

2014-08-04 20:20:19

App Offers Robust Functionality Including Bill Pay, New Service Requests and Weather-Related Service Push Notification Alerts PHOENIX, Aug. 4, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Republic Services, Inc. (NYSE: RSG), the nation's second largest recycling and waste company, announced today the launch of its first mobile app, My Resource. Through the My Resource app, customers have 24/7 access to their accounts to pay their bills; view past invoices and service schedules; find new products and service...

2014-08-04 08:23:02

Lions Seek to Recycle Every Plastic Bottle Sold Throughout Season as Part of the REPREVE® #TurnItGreen Movement DETROIT, Aug. 4, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The Detroit Lions announce Unifi, Inc.'s (NYSE:UFI) REPREVE® recycled fiber brand as the team's new official sustainability partner. This collaboration makes the Lions the first NFL team to join REPREVE's #TurnItGreen movement. REPREVE is made from recycled materials, including plastic bottles, and helps make products eco-friendly....

2014-08-01 08:23:08

Plastics Help Keep Food Fresher While Reducing Packaging Waste WASHINGTON, Aug. 1, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Summer is peak season for road trips, which usually include plenty of snacks and beverages. But nobody wants to end the trip with spoiled food and heaps of waste. To help protect your food and the environment, Plastics Make it Possible(®) offers tips on how plastics can help reduce both food waste and packaging waste during long road trips....

2014-07-31 23:21:09

R.A.K.I. Computers Recycling announces its renewed R2 certification and sheds light on why the community and businesses alike should celebrate responsible recycling. Houston, Texas (PRWEB) July 31, 2014 For years, R.A.K.I. Computers Recycling has made a habit of adhering to a standard that guarantees a safe, secure, and sustainable method of recycling electronics. As July comes to a close, it was yet again time for R.A.K.I. to undergo the rigorous R2 certification audit. R2 was created...

2014-07-31 08:28:07

OAK BROOK, IL, July 31, 2014 /PRNewswire/ - Primary Energy Recycling Corporation (TSX: PRI) (Primary Energy or the Company) today announced that its Board of Directors has declared a quarterly dividend on the common shares of the Company (the "Shares") in the amount of US$0.07 per Share. The dividend will be payable on August 29, 2014 to holders of record at the close of business on August 15, 2014. About Primary Energy Recycling Corporation Primary Energy Recycling Corporation,...

2014-07-31 08:27:51

PepsiCo now addressing both curbside and on-the-go recycling as part of its goal to help grow the U.S. beverage container recycling rate to 50% by 2018 PURCHASE, N.Y. and ARLINGTON, Va., July 31, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- It's a familiar sight. People pull into a gas station or convenience store and have no option other than trash cans to dispose of empty, recyclable beverage containers. Now, PepsiCo and The Nature Conservancy--the world's largest conservation organization--are joining forces to...

2014-07-30 23:13:42

New Segment Features Innovations in This Commitment to the Environment... (PRWEB) July 30, 2014 Although recycling and reusing items is not a new concept, the growth of the recycling industry has been phenomenal over the last several years. During the 1960s, only about 6 percent of municipal waste was recycled, but now as much as 1/3 of the trash that is generated in the United States goes through recycling and is reused to create new products or items. By understanding the way that...

2014-07-30 08:30:55

CHICAGO, July 30, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Recycled Paper Greetings returns for the third year as a sponsor of Lollapalooza's Rock & Recycle program at Grant Park in Chicago, August 1-3. As the sponsor of Rock & Recycle, the greeting card company is responsible for encouraging festival goers to help collect recyclables throughout the park in exchange for prizes and swag. Recycled Paper Greetings offers event attendees the opportunity to "Get Carded" by sending one of six...


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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cacodemon
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