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2014-10-16 23:01:17

Ultramodern Facility Features Solar Power, Optical Sorting & Diversion Technology Sun Valley, California (PRWEB) October 16, 2014 City of Industry, Calif.-based Athens Services announces the opening of a new 80,000-square-foot Materials Recovery Facility (MRF) in Sun Valley that is designed to process more than 330,000 tons of mixed-waste per year. Construction of the facility began in October 2013 and the facility began accepting materials this week. The Sun Valley MRF represents a...

2014-10-13 12:28:05

LONDON, October 13, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Innovation is set to be at the forefront of Ecobuild 2015 next March ( http://www.ecobuild.co.uk) as it signs a new partnership with retail giant Marks & Spencer (M&S) to highlight innovative products and solutions from across the sustainable built environment. Following overwhelming feedback from Ecobuild's visitor community that innovative new products and solutions are a key reason to attend the event, Ecobuild 2015...

2014-09-30 08:24:24

ATLANTA, Sept. 30, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Cox Enterprises announced today new national paper standards for its business locations. Cox's operations across the country are now using FSC-certified copy paper that is made from 30 percent postconsumer content, making it an eco-friendly solution for everyday printing and copying. By opting for this paper, Cox is projected to annually save the equivalent of 5,040 trees and nearly 2.5 million gallons of water, as well as eliminate nearly 80...

2014-09-03 23:14:57

At Your Disposal (AYD) Waste Services, Inc. is currently providing roll off dumpsters on the construction site of a new nine-story LEED-certified office building in Downtown Austin, TX. Austin, TX (PRWEB) September 03, 2014 Austin construction dumpster rental company, At Your Disposal (AYD) Waste Services, Inc. has recently signed on with JE Dunn to provide dumpster rental services on site for the construction of a LEED-certified commercial office building located in Downtown Austin....

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...

2014-05-21 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 -...

2014-05-14 12:25:00

City of Austin Challenges Residents to Increase Recycling by 5 Pounds Each Month STAMFORD, Conn., May 14, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Keep America Beautiful and the Ad Council announced today that the City of Austin is the first city to partner in the groundbreaking "I Want To Be Recycled" multimedia public service advertising (PSA) campaign. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20121114/DC12613LOGO The "I Want To Be Recycled" campaign aims to motivate Americans to recycle every...

2014-04-28 23:05:31

Meet Strategic BioEnergy Players & Conversion Technology Providers to Make Deals Happen Woodland Hills, CA (PRWEB) April 28, 2014 Infocast, a leading business intelligence and networking events producer in the Renewable Energy , BioBased & Sustainable Chemical industries, is pleased to announce the Waste to Bio: Energy, Fuels, Gas & Chemicals Summit, scheduled for July 8-10, 2014 and will take place at the law offices of Baker & McKenzie LLP in Chicago, IL. Growing...

2014-03-25 20:21:05

Good opportunities for private waste management companies with expertise and efficiency in engineering both treatment facilities and landfill SYDNEY, March 25, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Government emphasis on waste diversion from landfills will strengthen the prospects of the solid waste management (SWM) market in Australia. With increasing waste volume and the government's long-term plan to achieve zero or near-zero waste, market participants are already seeing the lucrative benefits of SWM....

2014-02-11 08:24:58

National sustainability program focuses on waste, water and carbon ATLANTA, Feb. 11, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Cox Enterprises today announced expanded goals for Cox Conserves, the company's national sustainability program. The program originally focused on carbon reduction and now includes waste and water goals. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20140211/CL62436LOGO) The program's expanded goals include: -- Sending Zero Waste to Landfill in the next 7-10 years -- Becoming Carbon...


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barghest
  • A goblin in English folklore, often appearing in the shape of a large dog and believed to portend imminent death or misfortune.
  • A ghost, wraith, hobgoblin, elf, or spirit.
The origin of 'barghest' is not known, but it may be from perhaps burh-ghest, town-ghost, or German Berg-geist (mountain spirit) or Bär-geist (bear-spirit).
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