Marijuana is legal in eight states and the District of Columbia, and medical marijuana is legal in nearly 30 (although often under quite restrictive regulatory schemes). Between the two, legal weed is generating total annual sales of between $ 4 billion and $ 4.5 billion. But legal marijuana sales are dwarfed by sales in the black market, […]
With technology progressing in leaps and bounds, mass production systems falling in place, and computers becoming cheaper by the day, the number of obsolete computers being discarded by people for newer ones is also on the rise. Such computers are a valuable source for some raw materials, if recycled properly. If not done in the right manner, they can be a source of toxins that would pollute the earth to a very great extent.
Analysts feel the need for a legal framework and recycling system to be in place for proper handling of the recycling process. In the United States, an estimated 63 million computers have been traded for replacements as early as in 2007. For now, the numbers are likely to be much higher. Electronic wastes such as these if buried in the land, or are incinerated, can cause immense harm to the water table and surrounding air. Metals such as mercury, lead, and cadmium are released into the environment.
However, the good news is that materials like tin, silicon, aluminum, and some plastics that is removed from old computers can be reused in the making of newer machines. Copper and gold are also present in the circuitry and are valuable components.
Lead is a toxic metal that is present in reasonable quantities in a computer. A 15-inch computer can contain up to 1.5 pounds of the metal. Lead is also found on the circuit boards that contain the solder. Export of e-waste to countries that do not have strict environment regulations is a major controversy with countries exporting used computers accused of using the others as dumping grounds of e-waste.
Many countries have made it mandatory that the manufacturers and sellers of electronic equipment and computers are responsible for recycling them as well. Commercial businesses have the option of contacting the original equipment manufacturers and arranging the recycling program with them.
Consumers, on the other hand, can choose to donate computers to organizations that specifically function for the purpose, sending the device back to the company that manufactured the computer, or can choose to sell it to a recycling agency. There exist other companies that would buy old computers as a cheaper option.
Some non-profit organizations buy old computers for use and offer tax benefits in return to the seller. It is highly recommended that a buyer of the computer check all recycling/take-back services of the computer company before the purchase. Many a time they offer a new replacement in exchange for the old one. For systems that are too old or are just obsolete, scrapping them is the only choice. In countries where such systems cannot be buried, melting of dismantled components to retrieve some of the metals is the only choice.
Claire Jarrett is writing for Millrace IT, MillRace IT will buy any IT and telecoms equipment that still has economic value. They also offer Sell it equipment and Recycling IT
Denver, Colorado (PRWEB) May 19, 2015
Colorado’s historic experiment with legalized, adult-use marijuana will soon reach its 18-month mark. The state’s successful program has brought cannabis out of the shadows, produced significant revenue and is also prompting industry experts to consider a widening trend; as the acceptance of legal recreational cannabis spreads across mainstream America.
“Production and demand will continue to increase as national legalization becomes a reality,” says Ryan Fox, founder and CEO of The Grass Station, one of oldest and largest cannabis dispensaries in Colorado.
“While that reality may be five or ten years down the road, you will see cannabis treated like a commodity in the markets,” he adds. “After all, we already see cannabis prices fluctuate throughout the year, from factors that are very similar to those that affect commodity futures in the financial markets.”
Fox sees a strong parallel between the legal marijuana industry and America’s wine producers when it comes to its consumer base, its production standards and quality control, as well as regarding its creative branding.
“Any great winery has an equally exceptional agricultural practice; a clean, efficient and well-organized vineyard,” he notes. “They take cost factors into account at every turn. And there’s also an element of style, a touch of creativity, when coming up with a great wine; just as there is with an excellent strain of cannabis.”
As with the wine industry, legal cannabis growers, producers and distributors are already catering to consumers across a wide range of budgets.
On any given day, Fox says, customers at The Grass Station can vary from consumers looking to spend under ten dollars for an afternoon’s diversion to connoisseurs wanting to try out a variety of the store’s more than 20 premium marijuana strains.
And because of that constantly evolving market, Fox and his staff of budtenders are often called on, much like a wine sommelier in a good restaurant, to inform and educate their customers.
Fox says that desire for information often goes well beyond Colorado, and connects him with present and future marijuana consumers across the U.S. and around the globe.
“I answer emails every single day from people who want to know more,” he says. “There are times when I feel like a vineyard owner, explaining our latest vintage.”
ABOUT THE GRASS STATION
Denver’s premier recreational dispensary first opened its doors in 2009, and over the years has maintained its widespread reputation as the source for top-quality cannabis, served up in a welcoming atmosphere. Customers expect and get friendly and knowledgeable service from The Grass Station’s staff. Its quality-tested products not only conform to state and local regulations but are kept to the highest possible standards of purity and potency.
For more information, visit: http://www.grassstationco.com/
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There are several steps being thought by Sacramento Medical doctors in buying, purchasing, cultivating and even selling medical cannabis. Some of them would suggest that before you can purchase, cultivate and even sell cannabis, you better get consultation from a credible medical cannabis doctor. This is actually true but it doesn’t stop the process there. You have to do several important things before you can actually use medical cannabis to cure your medical condition.
Get recommended – Doctors know this very well. They are tasked to give you recommendation letter, stating that they are allowing you (patient) to use medical cannabis as an alternative medicine to cure your medical problem. This recommendation letter is an important requirement before you can be allowed to purchase and cultivate this medical cannabis.
Check out Registry office near you and ask for medical cannabis ID rates – Go online and search over the internet the nearest Registry office in your area. Get their numbers and other important details and call them at once. Ask how much the value of the medical cannabis ID and don’t hang up the phone without asking for the requirements you need to bring in applying for the medical ID card.
Prepare all the requirements needed to be submitted to the Registry office – Registry would usually ask you to bring the payment (which is given), the recommendation letter coming from your local medical doctor and two valid ID’s with photos attached on it. They need your valid ID’s to verify your personality and to know if you really need to undergo such alternative medication.
Pay the medical ID card fee at the Registry cashier – Medical ID card would cost $ 150 and it will take a little over three weeks to process your medical ID card application. Sometimes, if there are few applicants, they can release your ID card in just a short span of days, but during peak season, it would usually take them more than one month to process the ID card.
Go to your most desired dispensary – When you have your ID card with you, you can now purchase, cultivate and even sell a limited grams of medical cannabis. But don’t purchase and sell above the limit grams of medical marijuana or you will be punished by the Federal government. The Federal law is still against the idea of legalizing the use of marijuana even for medical purposes, so be aware of the law in Sacramento most specially with regards to the proper use of this so called medical cannabis.
Glenwood Springs, CO (PRWEB) March 01, 2013
EnviroTextiles, LLC, a Colorado based Industrial hemp and natural fiber manufacturer, is pleased to announce that it has earned approval from the USDA BioPreferred® Program as the only Hemp products manufacturer to qualify for listing their products in the Federal Procurement Preferred category. To quote the USDA’s website: “The purpose of the USDA BioPreferred® program is to promote the increased purchase and use of biobased products. The program is expected to promote economic development, creating new jobs and providing new markets for farm commodities.”
Barbara Filippone, President of EnviroTextiles, LLC believes, “The addition of hemp to a U.S. approved government program is a historic achievement for bio-diverse agriculture, and is blazing the path to legalizing the growth of industrial hemp in the United States. Legalization would provide our farmers with a drought resistant, pesticide-free, multipurpose, and value-added crop. Hemp has over 25,000 uses including variations of Food, Fuel, Feed, and Fiber.”
“While critics fear that hemp will have little economic impact, the reality is clear. With investment in farming, manufacturing, and jobs training, the US could experience a large resurgence in virtually all industries – farming, manufacturing, and export to name a few. The reach of the industrial hemp industry has incredible potential, with the ability to introduce new raw materials that are already successfully used for wide ranging products across the world. Industrial hemp would open up new markets and expand existing markets while leaving a very small carbon footprint. “
“It should be noted that the US is one of the world’s largest consumers of hemp derived products. However, we are unable to grow hemp locally and in all States until legislation currently under way is passed. The question is not if industrial hemp will have a positive impact in the U.S. – the question is will we see the opportunity to grow and develop this commodity within our own borders.“
EnviroTextiles is a woman-owned industrial hemp and natural fiber manufacturing company based in Glenwood Springs, CO, and is the largest importer of hemp textiles in the U.S. Barbara Filippone, founder and president of EnviroTextiles, has created thousands of jobs across the globe in her 37 years of developments surrounding natural fiber production and product development. She has developed industry in India, Hungary, Poland, Romania, Mexico, South Korea, and China, with China presently providing hemp to EnviroTextiles for their products. Being a leading expert in processing and economic development, EnviroTextiles proudly sells their products in the U.S. and to over 70 countries worldwide.
EnviroTextiles presently has offices in the US, China, and Mexico, and focuses on natural fiber products and economic development in regions with commodity levels of various natural fibers. “Being one of the first companies to be USDA Bio-Preferred qualified and having products listed for Federal Procurement Preferred status, EnviroTextiles is leading the way for investment in bio-diversity, non-GMO farming, and job creation.”, Filippone stated.
Please also note, EnviroTextiles is excited to announce we celebrated our 12th year in business on February 15th, 2013. Thanks to all that have supported us over the years!
For more information please contact:
Phone: (970) 945-5986
Investment Relations: dan(at)envirotextile(dot)com
Sacramento, CA (PRWEB) June 10, 2014
BuyCBDOnline.co, one of the Internet’s leading retailer of CBD-rich Hemp Oil infused products, is pleased to announce that it is now able to offer several new and innovative products to this young and growing market.
“The market is demanding the comeback of hemp based products to shelves across America,” site founder Jason Liss says. “In the world of nutrition, hemp is a rock star. This is enhanced by the fact that consumers are looking for nutrient dense and organic choices in their lives. Hemp will fill that void, as it has the perfect ratio of omega fatty acids, and contains all of the essential amino acids necessary for your body to thrive. With the constant media coverage of cannabidiol (CBD), as well as legislation being enacted across the country that is focused on CBD, I feel that we are poised to provide to consumers exactly what they are looking for: innovative, healthy, and easy to use options to introduce hemp-based cannabinoids into the body on a daily basis.”
New CBD Product Coming To Market
“We are pleased to announce that we are now carrying Java Joe’s Hemp Coffee, made with a proprietary blend of organically grown Jamaican Blue Mountain Ground Coffee, hemp seeds, and CBD rich hemp oil,” continues Liss. “These products signify the commitment we are making to providing tasty, simple ways to incorporate naturally occurring hemp-based cannabinoids, like CBD, into cannabinoid-starved bodies worldwide.”
Grown in the world renowned region known as the Blue Mountains of Jamaica, this coffee creates an incredible cup of ‘Joe’ with each and every brew. These highly revered beans are characterized by its sweet, mellow, lingering finish, with a delicate balance of floral aroma, acidity and full body. It is for these reasons that Java Joe’s utilized organically grown Jamaican Blue Mountain coffee beans to create the first ever CBD Rich Hemp Oil infused coffee.
FOOD AND DRUG ADMINISTRATION (FDA) DISCLOSURE
These statements have not been evaluated by the FDA and are not intended to diagnose, treat or cure any disease. Always consult with your physician before starting any new dietary supplement program.
Cannabidiol (CBD) is a naturally-occurring constituent of the industrial hemp plant and hemp oil. All of the cannabinoids in our products, including CBD, are naturally-occurring constituents of industrial hemp and hemp oil.
BuyCBDOnline.co does not sell or distribute any products that are in violation of the United States Controlled Substances Act. The Company does sell and distribute industrial hemp oil-based products.
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Washington, DC (PRWEB) October 17, 2014
“BuyCBDOnline.co” was featured on NewsWatch as part of its monthly HealthWatch, which features the latest health news and health-related products in the medical industry. Mallory Sofastaii, a health and technology expert and reporter for NewsWatch, conducted the website review and shared with viewers how it’s the premiere online location for buying Cannabidiol products.
THC is the compound that most recreational marijuana users know about. CBD, short for Cannabidiol, is the non-psychoactive component of cannabis that possesses most of the medicinal values consumers hear about in the news. It has been known throughout history for its benefits in overall health and industry. It’s also completely legal to purchase and consume.
CBD rich hemp oil products come in all forms, and they’re becoming more and more consumer friendly as companies produce more packaged consumables. For consumers interested in learning about products that are rich in CBD, visit BuyCBDOnline.co. They’re one of the largest CBD vendors in the United States and they offer products that range from hemp oils to gum to coffee, all completely legal. Two consumer favorites are the Java Joe’s coffee, which is delicious, and their Tasty Hemp Drops.
To learn more about CBD or products that contain it, head to http://www.BuyCBDOnline.co
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