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2014-05-23 12:21:58

Benjamin N. Cardozo High School wins grand prize in Spring 2014 Made by Milk contest for Alice in Wonderland Themed Carton Creation MEMPHIS, Tenn., May 23, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Benjamin N. Cardozo High School from Bayside, New York has been named the grand prize winner in Evergreen Packaging's Made By Milk Carton Construction Contest. Evergreen Packaging, a leader in paperboard carton manufacturing, has sponsored the competition since August 2012. The contest theme for Spring 2014 was...

2014-05-22 23:03:19

The Grounds Guys have a step-by-step process for creating and building a compost pile. Waco, Texas (PRWEB) May 22, 2014 Compost is an earth-friendly natural fertilizer that improves the quality of soil helping lawns and plants grow. The Grounds Guys have a step-by-step process for creating and building a compost pile. Get the right spot Compost piles should be in dry, shady spots near a water source. Avoid putting your compost pile near your home or garden. Compost piles tend to attract...

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 12:22:24

PHILADELPHIA, May 21, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The numbers are in and they are impressive. eForce Compliance diverted in excess of 550,000 pounds of electronic waste from Tri-State landfills during their celebration of Earth Day 2014. eForce Compliance hosted a series of free electronic recycling collection events during the month of April. Businesses in the Tri-State area were given the opportunity to responsibly dispose of obsolete items including computers, televisions and other...

2014-05-21 08:23:48

VANCOUVER, Wash., May 21, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Pacific Cascade, who markets and sells the GreenDrop Recycling Stations, is pleased to announce that Farmer Bros. Co. ("Farmer Brothers") has chosen GreenDrop Stations to handle the diverting of its recyclable and compostable waste from landfills. Farmer Brothers' ultimate objective is to reach 100% landfill diversion by the year 2015, prolonging the lifecycle of resources while reducing greenhouse gas emissions. Photo -...

2014-05-20 23:14:11

BioHitech America installs its robust proprietary cloud platform on the fleet of digesters installed at Fairway Markets throughout the tri-state area to improve efficiencies and minimize environmental impact. Chestnut Ridge, New York (PRWEB) May 20, 2014 BioHitech America is partnering with Fairway Market to help them take the next step toward fulfilling its self imposed objectives of eliminating the hauling of food waste to the landfill and lessening its ecological footprint. With its...

2014-05-20 20:20:55

TAIPEI, May 20, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Today Wistron and Dell announced a partnership for a sustainable e-waste recycling solution. For the first time, 3rd-party certified closed-loop recycled plastics produced by Wistron are being applied in the manufacturing of Dell's upcoming computer line. The cooperation with Dell is creating an e-waste standard for the industry which can make a lasting contribution to the planet. "This initiative is designed to reduce the dependence on natural...

2014-05-16 23:07:23

Great Lakes Filters to offer a free site survey to qualified businesses who want to recycle their filtration, paint and absorbents waste. Bloomfield Hills, MI (PRWEB) May 16, 2014 Great Lakes Filters has launched an ambitious recycling program for its clients. The program is based on the troublesome waste streams of spent filter media, absorbents, and waste paint. The patented process can now turn this waste streams into valuable plastic resins that can be used in thousands of...

2014-05-15 12:31:11

LONDON, May 15, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Reportbuyer.com has added a new market research report:Global Automotive Parts Remanufacturing Industryhttp://www.reportbuyer.com/automotive/components/global_automotive_parts_remanufacturing_industry.htmlThis report analyzes the worldwide markets for Automotive Parts Remanufacturing in US$ Million. The report provides separate comprehensive analytics for the US, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific, and Rest of World. Annual estimates and forecasts are...


Word of the Day
grass-comber
  • A landsman who is making his first voyage at sea; a novice who enters naval service from rural life.
According to the OED, a grass-comber is also 'a sailor's term for one who has been a farm-labourer.'