Air Cycle E-Newsletter

Air Cycle April 2006 E-Newsletter

Continuing our efforts to better communicate new products, services, industry news, and regulatory updates, Air Cycle provides the following E-Newsletter.

Publicly Traded Company Invests in Bulb Eater Technology

GreenShift Corporation announced that it agreed to acquire a 30% stake in Air Cycle Corp., a privately held lamp, ballast, battery and electronics waste recycling company.

"Air Cycle has built an impressive blue-chip following for its existing Bulb Eater® product line," added Kevin Kreisler, GreenShift's chairman and chief executive officer (www.greenshift.com). "We take this as proof positive that the concept of distributed waste reduction and recycling is not just viable but is capable of thriving with the right backing. We intend to provide Air Cycle with this backing as we help them grow through acquisitions, increased sales, and technology development."

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Trammell Crow Shares Lamp Recycling Case Study

With over 500 million square feet under management, the Trammell Crow Company is one of the leading property and facility management companies in the world. They constantly raise the bar to develop and share best practices and cost-saving initiatives that create value for owners and occupants. Below is a recent case study on lamp recycling that Trammell Crow created as part of the evaluation process for their various facilities and is intended to help others understand and evaluate available lamp recycling options.

 

"In January 2005, Trammell Crow Company began an initiative to recycle fluorescent lamps throughout the MidAtlantic Division, which constitutes over 270 properties located in Maryland, Washington DC and Virginia and totaling over 22,000,000 square feet of office, retail, warehouse and light industrial uses.

As different properties and programs were under review, two specific methods emerged and were utilized as the most cost-effective means for recycling and disposal of fluorescent lamps in office buildings. The information below is based upon a benchmark of single or multiple building units totaling 300,000 square feet:"

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Hazmat Management Matters - Article

Maintenance Solutions Magazine - February 2006

To comply with hazardous waste regulations, managers need a clear understanding of the wastes their facilities generate.

Hazardous material management is a rising priority in many institutional and commercial facilities. As federal scrutiny grows along with public awareness of the potential problems these materials present, the pressure grows on managers to better understand the hazardous waste their operations generate.

The regulatory environment also is heating up. Under federal and state environmental regulations, all wastes generated from a facility must be evaluated to see if they are hazardous. Each state also has specific regulations on handling and disposing of hazardous waste.

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New Pig Corporation Now Offers EasyPak™ Recycling Containers To 170,000 Customers!

Since 1985, New Pig has been providing innovative products and services to industrial, institutional and governmental facilities. New Pig grown into a multi-channel, multi-brand supplier of products designed specifically for leak and spill management, industrial safety and plant maintenance.

EasyPak™ Recycling Containers offer easy way to collect and dispose of fluorescent light bulbs. When you purchase this bundled service, you'll receive a durable collection box that doubles as a pre-paid FedEx® shipping container. When the box is full, simply ship it out for disposal. Once your waste has been properly recycled, you'll receive a certificate of recycling for your records.

Visit www.newpig.com Today!

Air Cycle Launches New Website For Brazil

Due to the overwhelming interest in lamp recycling and the Bulb Eater® lamp crushing technology, Air Cycle launched a new website this week in Portuguese to better serve our growing customer base. We appreciate the opportunity to spread our program to other parts of the world and look forward to helping others develop safe, efficient lamp recycling programs.

Visit www.aircycle.com/brazil Today!

Mercury Spotlight

How Mercury Causes Brain Neuron Degeneration

Watch a short 5 minute video that explains and visually demonstrates "How Mercury Causes Brain Neuron Degeneration". This video demonstration was based on a recent study by the University of Calgary Faculty of Medicine.

Watch Video Demonstration (mov - 8MB)

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