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2014-06-17 12:22:52

120 social and environmental NGOs align for worldwide improvement in the industry ASHEVILLE, N.C., June 17, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Today, an international network of more than one hundred twenty organizations on six continents is unveiling a powerful new Global Paper Vision that will unite the myriad of voices currently challenging the paper industry to adopt more sustainable practices. This blueprint for change addresses the priorities for social responsibility and environmental...

2014-06-17 08:22:21

Food Network Chef Uses Plastics to Help Reduce Waste - Viewers Have Chance to Win $500 WASHINGTON, June 17, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- This summer, Plastics Make it Possible(®) is teaming up with celebrity chef and television personality Duff Goldman to launch a video series on the importance of reducing food and packaging waste in the kitchen. In this exclusive series, launched today on the Plastics Make it Possible(®) website, Duff shows how to prepare some of his favorite foods while...

2014-06-17 04:20:41

BANGALORE, India and WARREN, New Jersey, June 17, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Cloud-based platform to improve the working condition of waste pickers and integrate them into mainstream economy Mindtree [http://www.mindtree.com ], a global technology services company, today announced the launch of 'I Got Garbage' (IGG - http://www.igotgarbage.com), a cloud-based platform aimed to simplify waste management and transform every waste picker in...

2014-06-16 12:23:00

FORT WAYNE, Ind., June 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Steel Dynamics, Inc. (NASDAQ/GS: STLD) today announced that holders of $271,810,000 principal amount of its 5.125% Convertible Notes due June 15, 2014 (the "Notes") have exercised their option to convert the Notes into shares of common stock by the close of business on June 12, 2014 (the conversion election deadline). The conversion rate provided under the terms of the Notes was 58.4371 shares of common stock per $1,000 principal amount...

2014-06-12 23:08:13

Schaefer Systems International’s Senior Vice President of Waste Technologies, Michael L. Knaub, is retiring after 23 years with the company and over 40 years in the waste and recycling industry. Knaub joined Schaefer in 1991 and will officially retire on June 30, 2014. Charlotte, NC (PRWEB) June 12, 2014 Schaefer Systems International’s Senior Vice President of Waste Technologies, Michael L. Knaub, is retiring after 23 years with the company and over 40 years in the waste and...

2014-06-12 12:22:49

Philadelphia Recycling Rewards Program enters fifth year of helping the City achieve its sustainability goals PHILADELPHIA and NEW YORK CITY, June 12, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Mayor Michael A. Nutter announced the City of Philadelphia and Recyclebank®, the company that inspires and rewards smarter, everyday choices for a more sustainable future, have renewed their partnership. Since 2010, Philadelphia and Recyclebank have collaborated to inspire residents to take more green actions...

2014-06-12 04:21:03

Investment includes new, fully integrated facility to process and recycle aluminium scrap AMSTERDAM, June 12, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Constellium N.V. (NYSE and NYSE Euronext: CSTM) announced today that it has finalized a EUR15 million investment in its site located in Decin, Czech Republic, to further its strategy of boosting production capacity of high-volume specialty alloy products to supply primarily the European automotive market. The investment includes a new casthouse and...

2014-06-10 23:13:35

A continuous stream of cars and trucks recently lined up to drop off their unused electronics during a recent recycling event hosted by e-End. Frederick, MD (PRWEB) June 10, 2014 Frederick area business helps to keep hazardous waste out of the landfill. The Frederick-based firm, which offers secure data sanitization and environmentally-responsible recycling of end-of-life electronics, provided local residents and businesses an Earth Day opportunity to recycle their old electronics for...

2014-06-10 23:08:09

Winning Schools and Nonprofits Earn Fundraising Bonus, Top Recycler Overall Receives $5,000 ERIE, Pa. (PRWEB) June 10, 2014 More than 1,100 participants nationwide vied for the Top Recycler title during the “Recycling Rumble™,” a friendly one-on-one recycling competition hosted annually by FundingFactory®. From February 1 to April 30, FundingFactory participants competed to recycle the largest quantity of electronic waste (e-waste). FundingFactory, the nation’s largest...

2014-06-10 12:27:10

REPREVE Brand to Support Summer Live Action Event with Onsite Activations to Promote Recycling and Eco-Awareness ELLENTON, Fla., June 10, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- This summer The Hulk won't be the only "green" goliath coming to your hometown. Today Feld Entertainment, the worldwide leader in live family events, and Unifi, Inc. (UFI: NYSE), the makers of REPREVE®, announced a super powered alliance in support of one of the most ambitious live event experiences in history - Marvel Universe LIVE!...


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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Word of the Day
cruet
  • A vial or small glass bottle, especially one for holding vinegar, oil, etc.; a caster for liquids.
This word is Middle English in origin, and ultimately comes from the Old French, diminutive of 'crue,' flask.
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