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2012-07-22 08:17:23

NASA, the U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID), the State Department and Nike Inc. opened the fourth installment of the LAUNCH initiative Friday. This year's forum, which is being held at NASA's Jet Propulsion Laboratory in Pasadena, Calif., is called LAUNCH: Beyond Waste. It aims to identify and accelerate solutions in waste management, an immediate issue for astronauts aboard the International Space Station, as well as people around the world. The forum runs through Sunday,...

2012-07-20 14:04:57

NASA, the U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID), the State Department and Nike Inc. opened the fourth installment of the LAUNCH initiative Friday. This year's forum, which is being held at NASA's Jet Propulsion Laboratory in Pasadena, Calif., is called LAUNCH: Beyond Waste. It aims to identify and accelerate solutions in waste management, an immediate issue for astronauts aboard the International Space Station, as well as people around the world. The forum runs through Sunday,...

2012-04-21 23:01:22

Dropps® Kicks Off Earth Day by Reminding Consumers to “Go Green when you Clean” Philadelphia, PA (PRWEB) April 21, 2012 Dropps® - the eco-friendly brand that offers consumers a 100 percent zero waste liquid detergent and fabric softener choice, has one message on Earth Day: Go green or go home! Or, just do both–with Dropps! If you haven´t heard, Dropps has started a trend in the world of eco-sound laundry. Just last year, Dropps partnered with...

2012-01-05 19:05:00

Being more eco-friendly is in the top ten most popular New Year´s Resolutions, with people citing re-using carrier bags, recycling and upcycling and looking for reduced packaging when buying goods as eco-goals, according to our research. But with a third of landfill attributed to nappy waste, gNappies is urging parents to make 2012 a green year by switching to hybrid nappies. London, UK (PRWEB) January 05, 2012 Being more eco-friendly is in the top ten most popular New Year´s...

2011-04-19 08:04:00

ARDMORE, Pa., April 19, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Dropps, the first laundry detergent product that's both convenient (toss-and-go dissolving pacs) as well as environmentally friendly (EPA Design for the Environment (DfE) certified), has partnered with TerraCycle, the international upcycling pioneer, to give consumers a 100% zero waste liquid laundry detergent choice. Until now Dropps pouches have been easy on the wrist, but not suitable for traditional recycling, despite being a fraction of...

2011-04-18 09:12:00

TRENTON, N.J., April 18, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Your Solo party cups and the flip flops you wear while enjoying those drinks now have a second life under three new national recycling initiatives. Solo Cup Company announced it is joining forces with TerraCycle®, Inc. to recycle its Solo Squared® party cups. Through the Solo Cup Brigade®, individuals, schools and non-profits can collect used Solo Squared plastic cups and return them to...

2010-01-25 09:10:00

TRENTON, N.J., Jan. 25 /PRNewswire/ -- Sharpie®, Paper Mate® and EXPO®, three of the world's most recognized writing and marking brands, today announced a new partnership with TerraCycle(TM), the pioneering upcycling company that finds new ways to repurpose otherwise throwaway items. The partnership will create the world's first program to collect and reuse pens, markers and other writing instruments while also helping raise funds for...

2009-02-23 14:30:00

ReCellular and TerraCycle encourage consumers and organizations to donate cell phones to help kids, communities and the environment ANN ARBOR, Mich., Feb. 23 /PRNewswire/ -- ReCellular, the world's leading electronics sustainability firm, today announced a new strategic partnership with TerraCycle, the upcycling company that has revolutionized the market for recycled goods. By the end of the year, the partnership hopes to have over 1,000 brigades that collect and donate cell phones, raise...


Word of the Day
barratry
  • The offense of persistently instigating lawsuits, typically groundless ones.
  • An unlawful breach of duty on the part of a ship's master or crew resulting in injury to the ship's owner.
  • Sale or purchase of positions in church or state.
This word ultimately comes from the Old French word 'barater,' to cheat.
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