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2014-05-14 12:25:00

City of Austin Challenges Residents to Increase Recycling by 5 Pounds Each Month STAMFORD, Conn., May 14, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Keep America Beautiful and the Ad Council announced today that the City of Austin is the first city to partner in the groundbreaking "I Want To Be Recycled" multimedia public service advertising (PSA) campaign. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20121114/DC12613LOGO The "I Want To Be Recycled" campaign aims to motivate Americans to recycle every...

2014-05-14 08:38:45

Consumers want cash, the biggest incentive in recycling phones, but very few recycling programs offer cash SAN ANTONIO, May 14, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Strategy acceleration firm, Compass Intelligence released its latest report on "Mobile Phone Reuse and Recycling Survey: Understanding Consumer Behavior" today. Over the past three years, Compass Intelligence has tracked the burgeoning mobile phone buy back and recycling market. We have witnessed older programs receive makeovers and new companies...

2014-05-13 08:20:56

Company's Third Order from Russia, The Second Largest Rail Network in the World NEW PROVIDENCE, N.J., May 13, 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 an additional purchase order for ECOTRAX® rail ties...

2014-05-12 12:23:10

Nearly 95,000 Pounds of Beverage Cans Recycled in the Fourth Annual Great American Can RoundUp School Challenge WASHINGTON, May 12, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Riverton High School Alternative Program in Riverton, WY, won first place in the fourth annual Great American Can RoundUp (GACR) School Challenge by collecting nearly 7,000 pounds of aluminum cans. A mere 24 students collected a little more than 287 pounds per student to claim this year's top honors. In total, schools from 39 states...

2014-05-07 23:03:51

There’s still time for some spring cleaning and Ranch Town Recycling wants to help by reminding consumers the importance of recycling old electronics. San Jose, CA (PRWEB) May 07, 2014 Earth Day has come and gone but keeping the community clean is a year-round opportunity, and San Jose’s Ranch Town Recycling wants to help. Consumers are increasingly concerned about reusing and recycling. Spring is traditionally a time where people clear out their attics, garages and storage units but...

2014-05-06 23:02:44

Market Publishers Ltd and STOCHASIS Management Consultancy signed a partnership agreement for quality market research promotion on Internet. MarketPublishers.com is now authorised to distribute and sell research reports worked out by STOCHASIS Management Consultancy. London, UK (PRWEB) May 06, 2014 Market Publishers Ltd and STOCHASIS Management Consultancy signed a partnership agreement for quality market research promotion on Internet. MarketPublishers.com is now authorised to distribute...

2014-05-05 16:22:39

MINNEAPOLIS, May 5, 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 first quarter ended March 29, 2014. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140210/CG62255LOGO Revenues for the first quarter of 2014 were $33.5 million, up 10% compared with the same period in 2013, as a result of increased recycling division appliance replacement sales and carbon offset...

2014-05-05 12:23:18

Public Vote Will Determine Location of the 2014 Garnier Green Garden NEW YORK, May 5, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Last year, Garnier and TerraCycle transformed over 1,500 pounds of recycled personal care waste into a one-of-a-kind Garnier Green Garden in New York City. This year, Garnier and TerraCycle have announced the nationwide rollout of the Garnier Green Garden Project, a program designed to create gardens for deserving communities. In a contest called, "Where Should Our Garden Grow?" Garnier...

2014-05-05 08:23:03

NEW YORK, May 5, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- TechWaste Recycling Launches and extends operations in New York. A new TechWaste Recycling center has opened up in Brooklyn New York. Address: 700 Columbia Street, Brooklyn, New York - 11231. This is the second major location for the company. The new location furthers TechWaste's recycling goal of meeting the growing needs for businesses seeking to dispose of unwanted and outdated electronic waste and IT equipment. Photo -...

2014-05-02 12:22:39

FORT MYERS, Fla., May 2, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Premier Oil Field Services (OTCQB: PFDS), today announced it will now operate under its new name, American Metals Recovery & Recycling Inc., effective immediately. Also effective today as part of the new move, the company will now trade as AMRR (OTCQB). The name change reflects the evolution of the company into the metals recycling industry. "Our name change to American Metals Recovery & Recycling solidifies our direction into an...

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.
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  • 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.
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