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2014-04-17 12:23:49

Despite roadblocks, Hispanics and kids emerge as the strongest recycling champions BOSTON, April 17, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Nearly three-quarters (72%) of consumers consistently recycle in the home, but despite a genuine concern for the environment, only about half do so in rooms beyond the kitchen. According to the 2014 Cone Communications Recycling in the Home Survey, in partnership with the Johnson & Johnson Family of Consumer Companies as part of its Care To Recycle program, there are...

2014-04-15 23:02:19

Thanks to BHS innovative technology, a progressive collection method and a partnership between the city and Infinitus Energy, the new recycling facility in Montgomery, Alabama is the most advanced recycling facility in the country. Montgomery, AL (PRWEB) April 15, 2014 Residential recycling is coming to the citizens of Montgomery in a big way thanks to innovative technology, a progressive collection model and a partnership between the city and Infinitus Energy. The Advanced Mixed...

2014-04-15 16:22:17

The Company's project to convert carbon from industrial CO(2) into chemicals was selected from 344 submissions, representing 37 countries on 6 continents MONTREAL, April 15, 2014 /CNW Telbec/ - Enerkem (www.enerkem.com), a waste-to-biofuels and renewable chemicals producer, is proud to announce that its R&D project to convert carbon from industrial waste CO(2) and natural gas into chemicals, such as propanol, propionic acid and acrylic acid, has been selected as a finalist in the...

2014-04-15 16:21:55

DUBLIN, April 15, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Research and Markets ( http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/qhrfmf/china_solid_waste) has announced the addition of the "China Solid Waste Disposal Industry Report" [http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/qhrfmf/china_solid_waste ] report to their offering. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130307/600769 ) China solid waste disposal industry was chiefly featured by the followings between 2012 and 2013....

2014-04-14 12:25:36

LOS ANGELES, April 14, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- EESTech (a publicly traded company on the OTC Market under symbol EESH)(www.eestechinc.com) is pleased to announce that over the past twelve months it has successfully completed three significant technology acquisitions that position the company as a leading provider of mine site remediation and waste resource reclamation services. The three technologies acquired equip EESTech with the capability to generate an ongoing or recurring income...

2014-04-10 16:21:16

Anaerobic Digester in Central Florida Named "Project of the Year" ORLANDO, Fla., April 10, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Harvest Power, a leader in organics management solutions, has been recognized by the American Biogas Council with their inaugural Biogas Project of the Year Award for its newly opened Energy Garden in Central Florida. The first-of-a-kind project converts organic waste into renewable biogas and natural fertilizers, diverting hundreds of thousands of tons of waste from...

2014-04-08 23:30:13

GN Solids America latest generation vertical cuttings dryer already tested successfully for drilling waste management. GN could also provide Decanter Centrifuge, Linear Motion Cuttings Drying Shaker, Screw Pump and Auger Conveyor for the oil gas drilling cuttings management. Houston,Texas (PRWEB) April 08, 2014 As a leading drilling waste management and solids control company, GN Solids America developed the first generation vertical cuttings dryer in 2011. After three years testing and...

2014-04-08 12:23:00

IRVINE, Calif., April 8, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- ENER-CORE, INC. (OTCQB: ENCR), whose proprietary Gradual Oxidation technology and equipment generates clean electric power from low quality and waste gases, is pleased to announce that it worked with the Attero executive team and EECT-Turbomachinery to jointly host a Market Insider Education event in the Netherlands on Thursday, April 3(rd). Attero is the largest waste management company in the Netherlands, and is deploying this...

2014-04-08 08:25:01

IRVINE, Calif., April 8, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- ENER-CORE, Inc. (OTCQB: ENCR), whose proprietary Gradual Oxidation technology and equipment generates clean electric power from low quality and waste gases, today announced that prior to the official inauguration of the Ener-Core Powerstation FP250 on the Attero landfill at Schinnen (Netherlands), the company and Aterro will be providing a technical workshop to over 70 industry professionals within the waste-gas-to-energy industry. The...

2014-04-08 08:24:20

Photo Series Debuts in Times Square as NYC Announces Expanded Household Composting OAKLAND, Calif., April 8, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- On average, Americans send about half of their waste to landfill. Focused on spreading awareness about this eye-opening issue, The Glad Products Company sponsored award-winning photojournalist Peter Menzel and writer Faith D'Aluisio's newest photo series, a project called "Waste in Focus," that takes a real life, moment-in-time look at what eight families around...


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humgruffin
  • A terrible or repulsive person.
Regarding the etymology of 'humgruffin,' the OED says (rather unhelpfully) that it's a 'made-up word.' We might guess that 'hum' comes from 'humbug' or possibly 'hum' meaning 'a disagreeable smell,' while 'gruffin' could be a combination of 'gruff' and 'griffin.'