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[1THING] Blog: Archive for October, 2011

[ KPMG Captures Heat for Data Center Cooling ]

An innovative combined heat and power system at KPMG’s international headquarters in New Jersey could be a model for cutting data center energy waste.

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[ Two Rivers: The Chance to Export Power Divides Southeast Asia ]

To feed escalating energy demand in China and Thailand, neighboring Southeast Asian nations weigh massive hydroelectric projects that would alter vital rivers.

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[ Seeking a Pacific Northwest Gateway for U.S. Coal ]

A leading green energy community is now at the center of a push to move U.S. coal to energy-hungry Asian markets.

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[ Entercom Sacramento Collects 56 Tons of E-Waste! ]

ENTERCOM SACRAMENTO RADIO LISTENERS SAFELY RECYCLE OVER 56 TONS OF E-WASTE WITH C.E.A.R AT HOME DEPOT!

This past Saturday, October 15th, the radio stations of Entercom Sacramento107.9 The End, 96.9 The Eagle, RADIO 94.7, ESPN 1320, 106.5 The Buzz and 98 Rock – partnered with C.E.A.R. and Home Depot to collect and safely recycle over 56 tons of E-Waste! Over 112,560 pounds of e-waste was collected and most kept out of our landfill!

E-Waste is used electronic products that have reached the end of their useful life. Computers, televisions, VCR’s, Stereos, Copiers, Cell Phones, Video Games are just a few of the electronic items that are E-Waste. If it has a circuit board and/or a cord, it’s likely E-Waste!

The radio stations of Entercom Sacramento teamed up with C.E.A.R. (California Electronic Asset Recovery) to make it easy, safe and free to fill our Big Green Bins at participating Home Depot locations full of E-Waste for recycling. C.E.A.R. then took their innovative and environmentally sound e-waste recycling technology and recycled it, keeping harmful materials out of our landfills!

For more information about the event and how to safely collect e-waste collection, contact Entercom Sacramento’s John Nelson at 916.339.4232 or 916.996.3786 or jnelson@entercom.com. You can also visit FeedTheGreenMachine.net for all the info!

Click here to view pictures from the event.

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[ Better Road Building Paves Way for Energy Savings ]

Greener road construction not only saves energy, it can improve the fuel economy of the cars and trucks that roll on paved surfaces worldwide.

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[ Feed the Green Machine – Saturday October 15th ]

Do you have old, broken, electronics around the house or office that are taking up too much space? We will take them off your hands this Saturday and keep them out of landfills.

This Saturday, October 15th, the radio stations of Entercom Sacramento107.9 The End, 96.9 The Eagle, RADIO 94.7, ESPN 1320, 106.5 The Buzz and 98 Rock – are partnering with C.E.A.R. and Home Depot to collect and safely recycle E-Waste!

E-Waste is used electronic products that have reached the end of their useful life. Computers, televisions, VCR’s, Stereos, Copiers, Cell Phones, Video Games are just a few of the electronic items that are E-Waste. If it has a circuit board and/or a cord, it’s likely E-Waste!

This Saturday, October 15th from 9a .m. – 3 p.m., the radio stations of Entercom Sacramento and C.E.A.R. (California Electronic Asset Recovery) will make it easy, safe and free to fill our Big Green Bins at participating Home Depot locations full of E-Waste for recycling. C.E.A.R. has the most innovative and environmentally sound e-waste recycling technology available in the country!

Find out more about our e-waste recycling event at Feed the Green Machine.

We also have pictures from the CA Electronic Asset Recovery Tour posted on our Facebook page.

PARTICIPATING HOME DEPOT E-WASTE LOCATION LIST:

  • Folsom – 2675 E. Bidwell St, Folsom
  • Meadowview – 1461 Meadowview Rd, Sacramento
  • Power Inn – 8000 Folsom Blvd, Sacramento
  • Carmichael – 6001 Madison Ave – Carmichael
  • Rancho Cordova – 2756 Sunrise Blvd, Rancho Cordova
  • Antelope – 5859 Antelope Rd, Sacramento
  • Stanford Ranch – 10001 Fairway Dr, Roseville
  • Auburn – 11755 Willow Creek Dr, Auburn
  • West Sac – 690 Riverpoint Ct, West Sacramento
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[ Illinois Team Wins Oil Spill Cleanup X CHALLENGE ]

With a more than threefold improvement in oil spill cleanup technology, Team Elastec of Carmi, Illinois, captures the $1 million top prize in the Wendy Schmidt Oil Cleanup X CHALLENGE.

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