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2014-07-21 23:01:01

OMICS Group takes pleasure in inviting the scientific community across the globe to attend the International Summit on Past and Present Research systems of Green Chemistry during August 25-27, 2014 at Philadelphia, USA with a motto to advance the research in this field worldwide. Los Angeles, CA (PRWEB) July 21, 2014 Green Chemistry-2014 will address sustainable developments in the area of Physical Chemistry, organic chemistry, while laying emphasis on novel methodologies in physical and...

2014-07-03 04:21:42

WAALWIJK, The Netherlands, July 3, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Desso, the global carpets, carpet tiles and sports pitches company, has been recognised for its innovative approach to recycling and presented with an Innovation in Recycling Award at this year's Carpet Recycling UK Annual Conference on 24th June. The awards, which are open to all Carpet Recycling UK members, champion organisations that have developed and are continuing to develop new systems and processes to...

2014-06-19 23:04:53

OMICS Group takes pleasure in inviting the scientific community across the globe to attend the International Summit on Past and Present Research systems of Green Chemistry during August 25-27, 2014 at Philadelphia, USA with a motto to advance the research in this field worldwide. Los Angeles, CA (PRWEB) June 19, 2014 This Scientific Meetings will address sustainable developments in the area of Physical Chemistry, organic chemistry, while laying emphasis on novel methodologies in physical...

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 -...

2014-05-12 08:25:04

SAN FRANCISCO, May 12, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The Cradle to Cradle Products Innovation Institute announced today that the Schmidt Family Foundation will match dollar-for-dollar donations to the Institute for up to $125,000 if received by June 13. This new donor-match initiative aims to ignite innovation in product development toward a safer and healthier world. "Since we established our foundation in 2006, we have worked to advance the wiser use of energy and natural resources. As part...

2014-04-01 04:20:06

WAALWIJK, Netherlands, April 1, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- As part of its ongoing commitment to making a positive impact on health and wellbeing and the environment, Desso, the global carpets, carpet tiles and sports pitches company, today announced its participation in 'Healthy Seas, a Journey from Waste to Wear'. The initiative aims to remove waste, in particular fishing nets, for the purpose of creating healthier seas and recycling marine litter into ECONYL(R) yarn used for new...

2014-03-06 23:29:46

MRO Repair Management Services Offered As Firm Fulfills Charter As a Sales & Service Organization Tulsa, OK (PRWEB) March 06, 2014 Commercial aircraft parts distributor First Wave Aerospace announces a new MRO Management Service with its first customer with a major account in the Tulsa area this month. The announcement marks the first new product launch in years for First Wave and is part of a turnaround strategy of a new management/ownership team for the 22-year-old firm. “The new...

What Good are Footprints?
2014-02-18 12:07:02

Kevin Dennehy - Yale University School of Forestry & Environmental Studies The notion of environmental “footprinting” as a way to represent the impact of human activity on the planet’s environment has become a veritable industry over the last two decades. Since the concept first gained popularity in the 1990s — when it was introduced by researchers William E. Rees and Mathis Wackernagel — footprinting has been used to explain a range of complicated phenomena as a single...

2014-01-21 23:22:13

CR Campus and CR Bins help AU as they Strive for Zero Waste to Landfill and Incineration by 2020. Washington, District of Columbia (PRWEB) January 21, 2014 In an effort to increase campus recycling and waste reduction, American University announced that they have joined the Reuse Movement and partnered with Community Recycling, a for-profit clothing recycler with a focus on reuse. The collaboration works towards AU’s goal to be Carbon Neutral and Zero Waste by 2020, and also addresses...

2014-01-14 12:22:38

Independent Report Shows the First Large-Scale Deployment of a Behavioral Water Efficiency Program Greatly Reduced Water Demand at a Major California Utility SACRAMENTO, Calif., Jan. 14, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The California Water Foundation (CWF), East Bay Municipal Utility District (EBMUD), and WaterSmart Software jointly announced today the results of an independent study that indicates providing information that helps households compare their water use to neighborhood averages...


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call-note
  • The call or cry of a bird or other animal to its mate or its young.
'Call-note' is newer than 'bird-call,' which originally referred to 'an instrument for imitating the note of birds' but now also refers to 'the song or cry of a bird.'
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