Much of the modern world relies on some kind of power source for a multitude of things such as lights, heat, and entertainment sources like televisions and computers. According to the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), “The U.S. energy supply is composed of a wide variety of energy resources; however, not all energy resources have the same environmental benefits and costs.”
Conventional power is achieved by the combustion, or burning, of fossil fuels such as natural gas, coal, and oil. “Fossil fuels have environmental costs from mining, drilling, or extraction, and emit greenhouse gases and air pollution during combustion.” (EPA)
Borden Presents Check To Fund Preclinical Trials and Cancer Research
Goshen, IN July 14, 2016 – Borden Waste-Away Service, Inc. and IU Health Goshen Center for Cancer Care celebrated their 5-year partnership today with a ceremony and a check presentation. The check, totaling almost $25,000, signifies the fifth year of donations from Borden and its customers.
Borden Waste-Away Using Groundbreaking iNTELLIDRIVE Regenerative Braking Technology; Sees Lower Maintenance, Fuel Cost and Positive Impact on Environment
Elkhart, IN (June, 2016) — Elkhart, Indiana based company, Borden Waste-Away Service, Inc., has begun piloting the iNTELLIDRIVE system, from Stored Energy Solutions, in their residential waste collection trucks.
“Also known as, Chlorofluorocarbons, CFCs, Halons., with other names including: Fluorotrichloromethane, Dichlorodifluoromethane, Trichlorotrifluoroethane, Bromochlorodifluoromethane, Dibromotetrafluoroethane, Chlorodifluoromethane,” it is commonly referred to as Freon.
As referenced in Freon and the Environment, part 1, Freon is the genericized name for a number of stable, nonflammable gasses or liquids that have been typically used as refrigerants or aerosol propellants in such things as refrigerators, freezers, dehumidifiers, and canned products like hair sprays.
When the word “pollution” is uttered, it brings about visions of litter on highways, green or littered waterways, or even clouds of noxious smoke billowing into the air. Does light enter your thoughts when discussing pollution?
Light pollution is a far more prevalent problem than in past decades. “Light pollution is inappropriate artificial light.” There are four components of light pollution:
Freon is the registered trademark of The Chemours Company, a spinoff of the DuPont Company, “for the refrigerants R-12, R-13B1, R-22, R-502, and R-503.”
The Chemours Company uses the name Freon for a number of stable, nonflammable gases or liquids that have typically been used as refrigerants or aerosol propellants in such things as refrigerators, freezers, dehumidifiers, and canned products like hair sprays.