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2014-09-03 08:23:51

SAN FRANCISCO, Sept. 3, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Jim Jones, Head of US EPA's TSCA program and Ben Dunham, Senior Advisor to the late U.S. Senator Frank Lautenberg, will give their insider's view of the chances for toxic chemical reform in Congress at this year's Green Chemistry Conference, September 16 in San Francisco. The Green Chemistry Conference will also focus on the regulatory developments that businesses are facing, not only on the state level, but Nationally and...

2014-08-28 08:21:27

Trial program provides visibility into MRO inventory performance; actionable intelligence uncovers hidden waste, potential opportunities for significant cost savings and improved service levels DENVER, Aug. 28, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Oniqua Intelligent MRO, a leading provider of analytics-based MRO technology and services, today announced it is offering a no cost trial of its best-of-breed MRO inventory optimization solution to potential new customers in asset-intensive industries. The trial...

2014-08-20 23:04:39

Shanghai Broadway Packaging and Insulations Materials Co. joins forces with leading sustainable packaging manufacturer Be Green Packaging to supply OEM and electronics manufacturers with advanced plant fiber packaging technology. Santa Barbara, CA (PRWEB) August 20, 2014 Be Green Packaging is proud to announce that it has entered into a strategic alliance with Shanghai Broadway Packaging and Insulations Materials Co., Ltd., a leading foam plastics manufacturer as its key molded fiber...

Guide To Household Water Conservation
2014-07-23 03:40:53

Indiana University Want to conserve water and save on your utility bill? A paper co-written by an Indiana University researcher and published in the current issue of the journal Environment can help. "The Water Short List: The Most Effective Actions U.S. Households Can Take to Curb Water Use" describes how households can reduce water use substantially by simple actions such as installing more efficient appliances and changing day-to-day habits involving water consumption. While the...

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...


Word of the Day
vermicular
  • Like a worm in form or movement; vermiform; tortuous or sinuous; also, writhing or wriggling.
  • Like the track or trace of a worm; appearing as if worm-eaten; vermiculate.
  • Marked with fine, close-set, wavy or tortuous lines of color; vermiculated.
  • A form of rusticated masonry which is so wrought as to appear thickly indented with worm-tracks.
This word ultimately comes from the Latin 'vermis,' worm.
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