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2014-07-02 23:09:12

CannedWater4Kids Inc. adds a new package to it's all aluminum family of "Infinitely Recyclable" beverage containers. Sussex, WI (PRWEB) July 02, 2014 Developed by Ball Corporation, the resealable Alumi-Tek® 16oz aluminum bottle, lets consumers enjoy drinking water on the move wherever they go. "Alumi-Tek bottles are re-closeable, unbreakable and lightweight." said CW4K Founder, Greg Stromberg. "Plus, they are infinitely recyclable, providing a smart...

2014-07-02 08:28:43

AUSTIN, Texas, July 2, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Atlas Paper Mills, LLC ("Atlas Paper"), a portfolio company of Peak Rock Capital ("Peak Rock"), an Austin, Texas based private equity firm, announced today that it has acquired Accurate Paper Recycling, Inc. ("Accurate Paper" or the "Company"), a leading supplier of paper recycling services based in Tampa, Florida. Accurate Paper is the largest independent commercial recycling facility in central Florida, providing bales of assorted...

2014-07-01 23:05:48

According to a new report from BCC Research, the Chinese global market for recycled products was recorded at $102.8 billion in 2013. This is expected to grow to nearly $156 billion in 2018 with a compound annual growth rate (CAGR) of 8.7%. Wellesley, Mass., (PRWEB) July 01, 2014 BCC Research (http://www.bccresearch.com) reveals in its new report, RECYCLING MARKETS IN CHINA, the Chinese global market for recycled products was recorded at $102.8 billion in 2013. This is expected to grow to...

2014-07-01 12:23:20

PHILADELPHIA, July 1, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- St. Hubert's Catholic High School for Girls was selected by the Professional Recyclers of Pennsylvania (PROP) to receive their Waste Watchers Award in recognition of the school's recycling efforts during 2013. The Award is presented each year to organizations whose programs demonstrate outstanding achievements in recycling, public education, special event recycling, special collections, recycling innovations, and waste reduction. The award...

2014-07-01 12:23:14

ATLANTA, July 1, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Novelis Inc., the world leader in aluminum rolling and recycling, today announced that it has completed the sale of its North American consumer foil products business to Reynolds Consumer Products LLC for $33.75 million. The transactionincludes foil manufacturing plants in Toronto, ON, and Vancouver, BC, in addition to sales offices and distribution facilities located in Montreal, QC; Mississauga, ON; and LaGrange, Ga. "Our growth plan at...

2014-07-01 08:21:08

Company Receives 5th Purchase Order from Europe ZANESVILLE, Ohio, July 1, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- AXION International Holdings, Inc. (OTCQB: AXIH), a leader in recycled plastic and plastic composite technologies used to produce ECOTRAX® rail ties/sleepers and STRUXURE® building products, and a vertically integrated re-processor and supplier of recycled plastic, today announced that it has received its fifth purchase order for ECOTRAX® rail ties to be shipped to Europe....

2014-06-26 12:23:43

Half of all U.S. households now have access to carton recycling VERNON HILLS, Ill., June 26, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The Carton Council of North America is proud to announce that fifty percent of U.S. households can now recycle cartons through curbside and other local recycling programs. This celebratory milestone represents the tremendous industry-led effort made possible by the support of countless recycling, packaging, municipal and sustainability stakeholders....

2014-06-26 12:23:36

CHICAGO, June 26, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- As one of the leading global beverage can makers, Rexam is committed to sustainability and providing its customers with the most environmentally-friendly beverage package. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20120711/CG38561LOGO The company was recently awarded for its efforts to raise awareness and involvement in aluminum can recycling in its local communities. The Illinois Recycling Association (IRA) has named Rexam as the 2014 Excellence...

2014-06-26 08:22:55

MORRISTOWN, N.J., June 26, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Covanta, a world leader in sustainable waste management and renewable energy, today announced that John G. Waffenschmidt, vice president of environmental science and community affairs, has been reappointed to the Pennsylvania Environmental Justice Advisory Board (EJAB) by Pennsylvania Department of Environmental Protection (DEP) Secretary E. Christopher Abruzzo. The EJAB is charged with overseeing the implementation of DEP's Enhanced...

2014-06-26 08:20:57

DUBLIN, June 26, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Research and Markets (http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/pfwm92/refuse_truck_body) has announced the addition of the "Refuse Truck Body Manufacturing in North America" report to their offering. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130307/600769 All refuse collection vehicles essentially perform the same function - collecting and transporting residential, commercial and industrial waste to a landfill or waste treatment or recycling facility. 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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Word of the Day
omphalos
  • The navel or umbilicus.
  • In Greek archaeology: A central boss, as on a shield, a bowl, etc.
  • A sacred stone in the temple of Apollo at Delphi, believed by the Greeks to mark the 'navel' or exact center-point of the earth.
'Omphalos' comes from the ancient Greek.
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