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2014-05-29 16:22:58

IRVING, Texas, May 29, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Commercial Metals Company (NYSE: CMC) announced today that on May 20, 2014, Commercial Metals Company, through its wholly-owned subsidiary, Structural Metals, Inc. (collectively, "CMC"), entered into a definitive Agreement for the Purchase and Sale of Assets with Newell Recycling of San Antonio, LP ("Newell Recycling") and John R. Newell for the purchase of substantially all of the assets of Newell Recycling located at 726 Probandt Street...

2014-05-28 12:37:19

BURNABY, British Columbia, May 28, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Large Household Appliances and IT / Telecom Sectors Account for Majority of E-Waste Generation in India E-Waste or Electronic Waste is generated by old, discarded or obsolete electronic products. Electronic waste is highly toxic in nature as it contains hazardous metals such as lead, mercury, cadmium, etc. In India as well as other developing countries, majority of the electronic products are not recycled, which...

2014-05-27 12:24:14

Xcel Energy's Refrigerator Recycling Program offers cool spring savings COMMERCE CITY, Colo., May 27, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Xcel Energy residential electric customers now have an additional reason to take advantage of the popular Refrigerator Recycling Program and cash in on those old, inefficient working refrigerators and freezers. The program, which provides a $50 rebate for each eligible refrigerator and/or freezer, is also offering customers the chance to win one of two Kindle...

2014-05-24 23:00:47

Most of people’s old furniture and equipments end up in landfill sites, creating problems for the Earth’s environment. Student Works Disposal now offers sustainable discarding of household junk at http://www.studentworksdisposal.com/. Vancouver, BC (PRWEB) May 24, 2014 Student Works Disposal has recently announced that it will be accepting household garbage, including old furniture and electronic goods, from customers in Vancouver to recycle and reuse. This initiative is taken in...

2014-05-22 23:12:12

Creative Recycling Systems (CRS) and WMNF offered a simple way for the Tampa Bay community to safely recycle electronics. Tampa, FL (PRWEB) May 22, 2014 CRS, an electronics recycling company headquartered in Tampa, partnered with WMNF 88.5 FM in 2013 and has diverted more than 6.5 tons of electronics from landfills over the past year. Businesses and residents in the Tampa Bay area were encouraged to drop off their electronics for safe recycling. The collection was supported through the...

2014-05-22 12:23:09

JAMESVILLE, N.Y., May 22, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Covanta Onondaga and the Southwood Fire Department recently collected over 2,000 pounds of electronic waste (e-waste) from local residents and businesses at a collection event and open house at the Southwood Fire Department in Jamesville, NY. Items collected included cellphones, televisions, laptops, PCs, tablets and cameras. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140522/90496 The collection was held in an effort to increase the amount...

2014-05-21 23:15:03

Sunshine Recycling of Orlando is currently providing construction dumpsters, regular hauling and debris recycling for the construction of a new Altis apartment community in Orlando. Orlando, FL (PRWEB) May 21, 2014 Orlando dumpster rental company Sunshine Recycling is currently providing both 20-yard and 30-yard construction dumpsters on the site of a new apartment community located at 7001 Palm Parkway in Orlando. Sunshine Recycling is hauling metal and concrete to be recycled, and is...

2014-05-21 20:20:39

ATLANTA and LONDON, May 21, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Novelis, the world leader in aluminum rolling and recycling, today received the Industry Leadership Award in Aluminum at the Platts 2014 Global Metals Awards ceremony in London. The award recognizes Novelis' decisive action to transform its business, demonstrated leadership as a first-mover and willingness to take risks by making fundamental changes in the way it operates. "We are honored to be selected by Platts as the 2014 aluminum...

2014-05-21 16:23:28

Introduces "Profitable Environmental Consciousness"; Recycling 40 million lbs. in first year AVON PARK, Fla., May 21, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Florida Agricultural Plastic Recyclers, LLC ("FLAG"), announced completion of its Private Placement with an international investor group to implement phase I of its LDPE Ag-Film recycling program that includes two wash lines and fulfilling contracted sales of shredded, washed LDPE to worldwide buyers within 75 days. Mr. Joseph Miceli,...

2014-05-21 16:21:08

INDIANAPOLIS, May 21, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- -- Recycling / Salvaging: demolished the old "White" building and the construction waste was recycled wherever possible, including 100% of the old parking lot and close to 90% of the old building. -- White Roofing Materials: Reduction of heat island effect. -- Alternative Fuel Vehicle Charging stations powered by on site photovoltaic solar arrays -- Site Selection: developing on a previously developed...

Latest Recycling Reference Libraries

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...

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 murmuring sound; a rushing or whistling sound, like that of the wind; a deep sigh.
  • A gentle breeze; a waft; a breath.
  • Any rumor that engages general attention.
  • A cant or whining mode of speaking, especially in preaching or praying; the chant or recitative characteristic of the old Presbyterians in Scotland.
  • To make a rushing, whistling, or sighing sound; emit a hollow murmur; murmur or sigh like the wind.
  • To breathe in or as in sleep.
  • To utter in a whining or monotonous tone.
According to the OED, from the 16th century, this word is 'almost exclusively Scots and northern dialect until adopted in general literary use in the 19th.'