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2014-06-02 16:22:03

LONDON, June 2, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Reportbuyer.com has added a new market research report:Biogas Power in Italy, Market Outlook to 2025, Update 2014 - Capacity, Generation, Regulations and Company Profileshttp://www.reportbuyer.com/energy_utilities/alternative_renewable/biogas_power_italy_market_outlook_2025_2013_update_capacity_generation_regulations_company_profiles.html Biogas Power in Italy, Market Outlook to 2025, Update 2014 - Capacity, Generation, Regulations and Company...

2014-06-02 08:23:55

Organics-to-waste facility to begin producing clean energy in summer of 2015 EVEN YEHUDA, Israel, June 2, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Bluesphere Corp. [http://www.bluespherecorporate.com ] (OTCBB: BLSP) (the "Company" or "Bluesphere"), a clean energy company that develops, manages and owns waste-to-energy projects, announced today that Mecklenburg County has issued the Company an air emissions permit for its 5.2 MW waste-to-energy project in Charlotte, North Carolina. Obtaining the...

2014-05-29 16:23:14

MORRISTOWN, N.J., May 29, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Covanta Holding Corporation (NYSE: CVA) ("Covanta" or the "Company"), a world leader in sustainable waste management and renewable energy, is scheduled to participate in the Bank of America Merrill Lynch Energy and Power conference in New York, NY on Tuesday, June 3, 2014. Jim Reilly, Vice President and Treasurer, will be speaking at 3:00 PM (Eastern). http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140423/77839 A live webcast of Covanta's...

2014-05-29 16:22:58

IRVING, Texas, May 29, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Commercial Metals Company (NYSE: CMC) announced today that on May 20, 2014, Commercial Metals Company, through its wholly-owned subsidiary, Structural Metals, Inc. (collectively, "CMC"), entered into a definitive Agreement for the Purchase and Sale of Assets with Newell Recycling of San Antonio, LP ("Newell Recycling") and John R. Newell for the purchase of substantially all of the assets of Newell Recycling located at 726 Probandt Street...

2014-05-28 23:16:06

At Your Disposal (AYD) Waste Services, Inc. is now providing dumpsters and hauling services for long-term waste management at all three locations of Complete Landscapes, Inc. in Austin, TX. Austin, TX (PRWEB) May 28, 2014 Austin Dumpster Rental provider At Your Disposal (AYD) Waste Services, Inc. recently negotiated a long-term contract with local landscaping company Complete Landscapes, Inc. to provide regular dumpster service for the next five years. Complete Landscapes, Inc. provides...

2014-05-28 12:37:19

BURNABY, British Columbia, May 28, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Large Household Appliances and IT / Telecom Sectors Account for Majority of E-Waste Generation in India E-Waste or Electronic Waste is generated by old, discarded or obsolete electronic products. Electronic waste is highly toxic in nature as it contains hazardous metals such as lead, mercury, cadmium, etc. In India as well as other developing countries, majority of the electronic products are not recycled, which...

Waste Methane Turned Into Biodegradable Plastic
2014-05-28 03:11:06

National Science Foundation Scientists are making PHA (a biodegradable polymer similar to the polypropylene used in yogurt containers) from waste methane What if we could make the Great Pacific Garbage Patch just disappear? What if plastics didn't accumulate in our landfills? What if we could reduce greenhouse gas emissions while replacing up to 30 percent of the world's plastics with a biodegradable substitute? Researchers have tried for decades to achieve these goals. One approach...

2014-05-27 12:27:03

LONDON, May 27, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Reportbuyer.com has added a new market research report:Waste to Energy (WtE) Market Forecast 2014-2024http://www.reportbuyer.com/industry_manufacturing/environmental_services/waste_management/waste_energy_wte_market_forecast_2014_2024.html Report DetailsThe Waste-to-Energy (WtE) market has grown considerably since incineration first started in 1874. Large markets were established in Europe as well as parts of Asia. However, concerns over harmful...

2014-05-26 12:23:02

DUBLIN, May 26, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Research and Markets (http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/dbkj93/medical_waste) has announced the addition of the "Global Medical Waste Management (Activity Type - Collection, Processing and Disposal; Waste Generators - Large Quantity Generators and Small Quantity Generators) Market - Forecast to 2019" report to their offering. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130307/600769 Continuously expanding healthcare industry supported by growing...

2014-05-24 23:00:47

Most of people’s old furniture and equipments end up in landfill sites, creating problems for the Earth’s environment. Student Works Disposal now offers sustainable discarding of household junk at http://www.studentworksdisposal.com/. Vancouver, BC (PRWEB) May 24, 2014 Student Works Disposal has recently announced that it will be accepting household garbage, including old furniture and electronic goods, from customers in Vancouver to recycle and reuse. This initiative is taken in...


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  • A spider.
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'Attercop' comes from the Old English 'atorcoppe,' where 'atter' means 'poison, venom' and‎ 'cop' means 'spider.' 'Coppa' is a derivative of 'cop,' top, summit, round head, or 'copp,' cup, vessel, which refers to 'the supposed venomous properties of spiders,' says the OED. 'Copp' is still found in the word 'cobweb.'
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