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raft

(raft),
Object or substance that provides floatation to another.

raft

A liquid phase of a cholesterol-rich region on a cell membrane that carries specific chemicals across the membrane into the cell.

lipid raft

A tiny cholesterol-rich region on a cell membrane that helps selected molecules enter the cytoplasm.
Synonym: lipid domain
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Another way for property managers to establish e-cycling at their properties is to use the help provided by support organizations.
June 9 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Waste Management is hosting free e-cycling events in July to help Oregonians safely and conveniently recycle old desktop and laptop computers, monitors and TVs.
OnTrac is very excited to participate in the EPA's E-Cycling Program.
To address this clear demand, Earth911 will work as the Official Green Media Partner of the 2011 International Consumer Electronics Show (CES) (Booth 25903) to provide coverage of sustainable innovations in technology and e-cycling, as well as expert knowledge and resources to CES through video and editorial contribution.
Achieving this prestigious recognition is a testament to our team, which has worked tirelessly to advance awareness of these important issues, and to the business community and general public for embracing more beneficial e-cycling alternatives.
Loyalhanna Watershed Association, Ligonier, Westmoreland County: This group's e-cycling program began in an effort to create a recycling program that would greatly benefit the environment and provide a convenient location for the community to dispose of small household, office and computer items free of charge.
com), a precious metals refining and computer recycling specialist drawing on more than thirty years of global expertise, is honoring Earth Day 2009 by adding hours and discounts to make e-cycling an easy choice for individuals and businesses.
The steady rise in companies seeing the need to 'go green' in a fiscally prudent manner led to a renewed look at e-cycling and an increased demand for our services," said William Rockett, Vice President, M&K Recovery Group.
E-cycling initiatives are becoming evermore present at the federal and state levels with 17 states adopting legislation regarding the recycling of electronic equipment.
In addition to our core e-cycling capabilities, our facility offers data destruction services that carry the same guarantee as our recycling program: that all materials will be processed in an environmentally sound manner, with the additional assurance of complete data safety," said David Golla, Operations Manager, M&K Recovery Group, Austin.
In addition to e-cycling and hard drive destruction, M&K's core competencies include a chemical refining method of recovering gold, silver, and platinum group metals from encapsulated and clad materials.
With more than 3,000 landfills already existing in the United States, the need for electronics recycling - or e-cycling - is more critical today than ever.