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Recycling Revisited

Recycling Revisited

This piece was originally published in the March 2016 issue of ei, the magazine of the electroindustry. By Mark Kohorst, Senior Manager, Environment, Health, and Safety, NEMA In business, as in life, the one constant you can count on is change. This is as true with respect to sustainability as to any corporate initiative or value. Some changes are more predictable than others, however. In the “who would’ve guessed it” category, it appears the developed world’s love affair Read more […]

Increased Awareness Creates New Paradigm in Recycling

Increased Awareness Creates New Paradigm in Recycling

This piece was originally published in the March 2016 issue of ei, the magazine of the electroindustry. By Paul Rodriguez, Program Manager, NEMA Since the first fluorescent tubes were invented in the mid-19th century, scientists have been filling glass tubes with all kinds of gases to try to get the best light possible for consumers. From carbon dioxide and nitrogen to the classic neon lamp, different gases were used for different colors and intensities of light. Commercially speaking, Read more […]