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Clean Water: a Necessity - The average household uses around 350 gallons of clean water daily, so imagine our lives without clean water available whenever we needed it. Currently, water is plentiful and we don’t give a second thought to how often we actually use it in our day to day lives. Every day we use water for cooking, cleaning, bathing, irrigating and other common jobs. If water for some reason became scarce in today’s society, the effects could be fatal. There would soon be a costly price put on the ability to enjoy clean, fresh water....   [tags: Clean Water, ] 519 words
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Is New Zealand a Green and Clean Country? - New Zealand does not deserve its clean green reputation. Kiwis are advertising their country as one of the cleanest and greenest places in the world but this is not true, we have ruined the wand and its native wildlife. We are on our way to recovery but are still a long way off. Most New Zealanders and travel agencies are selling New Zealand as a place with no environmental flaws and perfect wildlife. Travel agencies and web sites overestimate the New Zealand environment to drive tourist into the country....   [tags: tourism, clean beaches] 551 words
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Prediction of Clean Coal Using Mathematical Models - The Processing Plants is a combination of the equipment principles and the type of coal treated. The first step is to determine the relationship between the input and output variable. Information used would be from the Production reports. That is: to superpose the input and output variables namely, feed quality (ash), feed rate (tons) & medium density against; clean coal tons, clean coal ash and the Yield. If the relationship exist (based on the value of R² which is expected to be as close to 1 as possible), the equations developed would assist in establishing the overall desired model....   [tags: Clean Coal, Equations]
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Shallow Wells: A Method to Provide Clean Water to the Underprivileged - Introduction Shallow water wells that are built properly, can benefit millions of people worldwide. Shallow wells give access to clean drinking water, or water that can be made potable. The focus of this paper will be about getting, filtering, purifying, and finally drinking water. There will also be a discussion of the different methods of accomplishing each step. This paper is all about our most valuable resource, water, and making it fit to drink. Obtaining Water & Dehydration There are several methods to obtaining water....   [tags: Clean Drinking Water, Dehydration]
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Spiritual Emptiness in Hemingway's A Clean, Well-Lighted Place - Ernest Hemingway's short story, "A Clean, Well-Lighted Place," first published in 1933, is written in his characteristic terse, unembellished style. The definition of "Style" is "the characteristics of language in a particular story and . . . the same characteristics in a writer's complete works" (Gioa and Gwynn, "Style" 861). Short words and a curt tone are so characteristic of Hemingway's style that writers frequently parody them in "International Imitation Hemingway" contests (Gioa and Gwynn, "Style" 861)....   [tags: A Clean, Well-Lighted Place Essays]
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Clean Car Care: Making a Job Offer - Heneman, Judge, & Kammeyer-Mueller (2012) describe a job offer as an attempt to persuade a creation of an employment relationship on the part of an organization. In the case of Clean Car Care (3Cs), Arlan Autospritz is experiencing a challenging decision. He is, for the first time, attempting to execute an external hire in a management position within the organization. He has narrowed down the search to two candidates, each attractive in their own distinct ways. In extending a job offer, Arlan has several tactics he can consider, various incentives beyond base salary, and terms he can include in trying to entice the best candidate....   [tags: Clean Car Care Case Study]
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Ernest Hemingway’s A Clean, Well-Lighted Place - Every piece of published work in literature is open to interpretation, and every person is entitled to have opinions, assumptions, and viewpoint. In a story shorter than 1,500 words, Ernest Hemingway’s A Clean, Well-Lighted Place has garnered serious debate and criticism. Written and published in 1933, Hemingway’s story containing a theme about nothing in several contexts has definitely given many critics something to talk about, but not about the usual theme, irony, or symbolism. The first 25 years after publishing the story were quiet, but a storm was brewing....   [tags: a clean well lighted place, hemingway]
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The Clean Water Act Of 1977 - As swans drift with the current on a secluded lake in upper Canada they think not of the water they are in but of dreams of the past and wants for the future. On the other hand, seals off the coast of Northern California fear for their lives every day of humans exploiting their natural habitat. Many things can endanger water born animals, and most all of these come directly from humans. The pollutants of water come from many sources both close and far away from the water body itself. Wastes of humans are the major cause of pollution in the water, such materials include sewage, chemicals among other notable items....   [tags: The Clean Water Act ]
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The Economics Of The Clean Air Act - "The health effects of air pollution imperil human lives. This fact is well-documented." -- Eddie Bernice Johnson Air is a part of all of our lives. Without clean air, nothing we know of can exist. The debate over clean air, it's regulations, their teammates and opposition, and the economic factors coming into play into this ever-more recognizable problem is a widespread and ever more controversial one. Like a long countdown to eventual disaster, the pollution effecting our world has no doubt made increasingly more impact on our daily lives, and has increased the intensity on Washington and other countries to solve the problem....   [tags: Impact of Clean Air Act on Economy] 1322 words
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A Clean Well-Lighted Place - A Clean Well-Lighted Place Today in class we talked about plot in relation to "A & P" by John Updike. I had always thought of plot as just being the sequence of events, but after our reading assignment I realize that there is much more to it. I’d never thought of looking for plot in things like patterns. My reaction to "A & P" is mixed because I disagree with the main character being a hero (as Updike intended). While reading the story I thought that the girls who came into the store were merely looking for attention....   [tags: A Clean Well-Lighted Place Essays] 7904 words
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Dehumanization in The Women Who Clean Fish - Dehumanization in The Women Who Clean Fish Erica Funkhouser's women who clean fish can hardly be categorized as women at all. Yet they supposedly are all named Rose or Grace forming a vast contradiction in itself. They are introduced as individuals giving the illusion that they are of some importance but very soon they are seen as nothing more than laborers. They become an unidentifiable mass, each as common as the next. However, they do not remain unidentifiable forever and by the end of the poem the women become entirely fishlike....   [tags: Women Who Clean Fish Essays] 621 words
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A Clean Well-Lighted Place - A Clean Well-Lighted Place A Clean, Well-Lighted Place by Ernest Hemingway looks at age from the viewpoint of an inexperienced and experienced individual, with the aid of an old man to emphasize the difference between the two. This story takes place late one night in a caf. The caf is clean, pleasant, and well lighted, which brings some kind of comfort to the atmosphere. Here in the caf sits a deaf, lonely, older man, who although is deaf can feel the difference that the night brings to the caf, a younger waiter, who believes people stay around the caf to make his life miserable, and a waiter who is a bit older and seems to understand that this place, the caf, is comforting....   [tags: A Clean Well Lighted Place Ernest Hemingway]
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A Rose for Emily and A Clean Well Lighted Place - A Rose for Emily vs A Clean Well Lighted Place A Rose For Emily is a story of a southern women and the secret she has kept for 40 years. A Clean, Well-Lighted Place takes place in a café in a Spanish country. There are three characters in this story, two which are waiters, and an old drunk man. This story is very mysterious just as A Rose for Emily. Both stories are told in an omniscient point of view. A Rose for Emily begins off telling us that Miss Emily has now died and people have come to her funeral....   [tags: A Clean Well Lighted Place] 495 words
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Yearning for Peace in Hemingway's A Clean, Well-Lighted Place - Yearning for Peace in Hemingway's A Clean, Well-Lighted Place          While Hemingway's short story "A Clean, Well-Lighted Place" is usually interpreted as an intensely poetic description of despair, it can with equal validity be seen instead as mankind's never ending yearning to find spiritual peace. Hemingway's short story displayed this emotional journey in many different ways. First, the title itself is a symbol for man's desire to find a state of tranquillity, safety, and comfort. Hemingway also showed this in the story's setting, which was used as a symbol for a sense of order, for it was late, the cafe was empty, and the men there were at ease....   [tags: A Clean Well-Lighted Place Essays]
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Symbols and Symbolism in A Clean Well-Lighted Place, By Hemingway - Symbolism in A Clean Well-Lighted Place   Symbolism, may be defined as a non-superficial representation of an idea or belief that goes beyond what is "seen."  Earnest Hemingway's "A Clean Well-Lighted Place" uses symbolism to help convey the theme of Nihilism, the philosophy that there is nothing heavenly to believe in.  It discusses that there is no supernatural reason or explanation of how the world is today.  Three symbols: the soldier, the café, and the shadows of the leaves, found in Hemingway's short story clearly displays this Nihilistic theme....   [tags: A Clean Well-Lighted Place Essays] 718 words
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Reader Response to A Clean, Well-Lighted Place, By Hemingway - Reader Response to A Clean, Well-Lighted Place In 1933, Ernest Hemmingway wrote A Clean, Well-Lighted Place. It's a story of two waiters working late one night in a cafe. Their last customer, a lonely old man getting drunk, is their last customer. The younger waiter wishes the customer would leave while the other waiter is indifferent because he isn't in so much of a hurry. I had a definite, differentiated response to this piece of literature because in my occupation I can relate to both cafe workers....   [tags: A Clean Well-Lighted Place Essays] 1127 words
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Analysis of A Clean Well-Lighted Place by Ernest Hemingway - Ernest Hemingway's short story, "A Clean, Well-Lighted Place," first published in 1933, is written in his characteristic terse style. It is the story of two waiters having a conversation in a café, just before closing up and going home for the night. They cannot leave because they still have a customer. One is anxious to get home to his wife, while the other sympathizes with the old man sitting at the table. Without realizing it, they are discussing the meaning of life. I believe that the story takes place during WWI in Spain....   [tags: A Clean Well-Lighted Place Essays]
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The Powerful Images of A Clean, Well-Lighted Place, By Hemingway - The Powerful Images of Hemingway's A Clean, Well-Lighted Place The main focus of "A Clean, Well-Lighted Place" is on the pain of old age suffered by a man that we meet in a cafe late one night. Hemingway contrasts light and dark to show the difference between this man and the young people around him, and uses his deafness as an image of his separation from the rest of the world. Near the end of the story, the author shows us the desperate emptiness of a life near finished without the fruit of its' labor, and the aggravation of the old man's restless mind that cannot find peace....   [tags: A Clean Well-Lighted Place Essays]
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Description, Visual and Auditory Clues, and Imagery in A Clean, Well-Lighted Place, By Hemingway - Description, Visual and Auditory Clues, and Imagery in A Clean, Well-Lighted Place "Each night I am reluctant to close up because there may be some one who needs the café (251)." The waiter who speaks these words, in a Clean Well-Lighted Place by Ernest Hemingway, realizes that his café is more than just a place to eat and drink. The main character of this story is an elderly, deaf man who spends every evening at the same café until it closes. Setting is used to help the reader understand the old man's loneliness and the comfort he receives from the café....   [tags: A Clean Well-Lighted Place Essays] 504 words
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Differing Perspectives of Life in A Clean, Well-Lighted Place, By Hemingway - Differing Perspectives of Life in A Clean, Well-Lighted Place "A Clean, Well-Lighted Place" was written by Hemingway in 1933.  It details an evening's interaction between two waiters, and their differing perspectives of life.  Hemingway uses an old man as a patron to demonstrate the waiter's philosophies. Hemingway is also visible in the story as the old man, someone who society says should be content, but has a significant empty feeling inside. This essay will present a line-by-line analysis, with emphasis on the philosophies of the waiters....   [tags: A Clean Well-Lighted Place Essays] 1564 words
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A Lack of Clean Drinking Water - Have you ever had to walk miles away just to get clean drinking water, or don’t even not have access to clean drinking water. People all over the world, even in North America, don’t have access to clean drinking water or have to walk very far just to drink water. The main areas where this problem is prominent is in third world countries, and this is due to the lack of money and sanitation (Millions Lack Safe Water). Due to this lack of sanitation, water borne diseases can grow and infect people who consume it....   [tags: sanitation, population, health] 990 words
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How to Clean a House Properly - Back when my parents were little, it was not uncommon for the wife to stay at home and tend to the housework. Being a housewife requires certain skills for cleaning a house. Three rooms in particular are the kids’ room, the bathroom and the kitchen, all require certain cleaning products, equipment, and processes to clean properly. If I were to start in my kids’ room, which is upstairs, I would gather all my supplies so I wouldn’t have to make numerous trips up and down the staircase. My list of supplies consists of these items: a vacuum, pledge, a dust cloth, window cleaner, paper towels, a hamper or clothes basket, and some extra energy....   [tags: process essays, process analysis, cleaning] 1447 words
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Solutions to the Clean Water Shortage - ... Another large factor is the amount of energy it requires to create one cubic meter of drinking water. Most of the energy used to power the plants is met through the use of fossil fuels, of which our supply is already rapidly dwindling. Pollution is also a major con because removing pure water from a salty source like the ocean, contributes to a higher concentration of salts.This creates brine. Brine often contains chemicals such as chlorine, anti-scaling and anti-caking agents. These chemicals will likely have a negative effect on the surrounding environments and ecosystem....   [tags: pros and cons ] 590 words
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Reaping the Benefits of Clean Eating - ... Build a stronger immune system A strong immune system can be achieved by eating nutritious food and exercise. This is our body’s defense system against numerous disease and in case we do get sick, the immune system works overtime in fighting off the disease thus keeping it healthy should always be our priority. To ensure that the immune system is in tip top shape, always include fruits, vegetables, and yogurt as part of daily nutrition. Boost energy levels Proper nutrition also helps in boosting energy levels....   [tags: healthy, choice, benefits, weight, sleep] 625 words
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The Book Clean by Amy Reed - ... Olivia thought that she doesn’t need to be in rehab and should be at school getting ready for college. Over all Olivia is just paranoid. She is paranoid about herself, her friends, her situation, her family, and her OCD doesn’t help any of that. The main event that shows that she was paranoid all throughout the book is when at the end when she has a seizure due to so much anxiety and tension that built up over time. No one ever really understood Olivia. The way that she would go hours touching up her room, moving everything one inch to the left then a little bit more to the right bothered everyone....   [tags: rehabilitation for drug addicts] 644 words
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Don't Be Mean, Keep It Clean - Pollution. Many people know what this term means in the aspect of how it negatively affects the lives of human beings. However, many people generally don’t care about this problem (Buchanan and Horwitz). Pollution is a serious problem that deserves to have immediate action done to prevent it. This issue has ruined the lives of many people, especially the elderly and young children (Bily 42, 43). Pollution is a deadly and lethal problem, but can be fixed by passing new laws, having people conserve resources, and have jobs that are made for pollution clean up....   [tags: Environment, Pollution]
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The Shortage of Fresh Clean Water - What the Ancient Mariner expressed in frustration when they found themselves becalmed in the middle of ocean, as I understand it, running out of drinking water. But in this poem, what he said almost two centuries ago is certainly has relevance in real life today. The one of the most serious threats to humanity over the coming decades is the shortage of fresh clean water. Nowadays the earth is still rich in seawater, but fresh water is not. The global situation is less than 3% of the world’s water is fresh, the rest of them is seawater and undrinkable....   [tags: sacarcity, poplution, water] 580 words
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Developing Countries and Clean Water - Introduction on Water It covers 70% of our planet, makes up 75% of our body, it is necessary for survival and it is declining at a rapid rate (http://www.sscwd.org). It is water. Unfortunately, clean water is rare, almost 1 billion people in developing countries do not have access to water everyday. “Yet, we take it for granted, we waste it, and we even pay too much to drink it from little plastic bottles” (The Water Project). Use of earth’s natural resources should be seen as prosperity, although it is taken for granted, every aspect of daily life revolves around the environment, forcing water conservation to be necessary for future on this planet....   [tags: waterborn illness, human population] 2664 words
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Clean Eating for Disease Prevention - Clean Eating and Disease Prevention Clean eating is more than just a diet. It is a lifestyle choice that benefits the overall health, which includes a healthy weight, a strong immune system, and a healthy body. Clean eating is consuming natural foods that are whole, unprocessed and unrefined or those that are closest to its natural form. Following this lifestyle can be overwhelming at first, since it involves a lot of dietary changes, however; the lifetime results are definitely worthwhile. Starting off gradually can help you ease into the changes and don’t beat up yourself if you fall off the wagon once in a while....   [tags: food, processed, inflammation] 637 words
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Let's Keep the Planet Clean - If you could change one thing to make the world a better place, what would it be. Would you trade in your SUV for a hybrid. Or something simpler, like changing all of the lights in your house to energy efficient ones. Or would you start to recycle everything you possibly could. Well, all of these things are great ways to become an eco-friendly person. In my opinion, it is most important to stop damaging the ozone layer. Right now there are still hundreds of thousands of cars on the road that don’t exactly help the earth’s condition, many other things that emit toxins into the air, and that needs to change....   [tags: Environment, Environmental] 510 words
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The Clean Air Act Amendments - The Clean Air Act Amendments of 1990 (CAAA) address 189 hazardous air pollutants (HAPs) believed to be detrimental to human health and the environment and found that mercury and its compounds are one of the highest priority pollutants to investigate. The CAAA required the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) to conduct a mercury emissions study, including those from electric utility steam generating units. In 1997, EPA released the Mercury Study Report to Congress which analyzed mercury emissions from power plants and investigated control technologies....   [tags: Environmental Protection Agency] 2698 words
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What is Clean Eating? - Do you know anyone that “eats clean”. Eating clean is basically staying away from processed foods, or foods with artificial ingredients or additives. Things people who eat clean are food items that are natural and organic. Eating clean also includes eating homemade foods cooked with natural ingredients. Even though some people argue eating clean can be difficult with the foods sold in stores today, eating clean has the benefits toward a healthy, natural lifestyle and keeping the body satisfied with the food being put in it....   [tags: additives, artificial ingredients, organic] 587 words
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A Clean, Well-Lighted Place - In “A Clean, Well-Lighted Place,” written by Ernest Hemingway conflict is clearly evident. Conflict in “A Clean, Well-Lighted Place” is determined by other elements of fiction, more importantly, characters, setting, and theme. Conflict is seen in this short story in many aspects, such as man versus man and man versus self. The characters in Hemingway’s short story add to the conflict throughout and conflict appears both between the characters and within the characters themselves. Hemingway clearly depicts three major characters which include an old man, a young waiter, and a middle-aged waiter....   [tags: Literature Review]
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A Clean, Well-Lighted Place - Ernest Hemingway developed his own style of writing and follows it in “A Clean, Well-Lighted Place”. Hemingway’s elegance in writing is such that he indirectly gives all of the information to the reader without making any judgment; thus allowing one to create an opinion about every minute detail of the story. Hemingway illustrates his foundations of writing in “A Clean, Well-Lighted Place” by providing small clues that provide an indirect view of the larger meaning. Hemingway illustrates one of his elements of writing, omission, by providing two waiters and their exchange of speech and actions with each other and their customer, the old man....   [tags: Literary Analysis ]
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A Clean, Well-Lighted Place - Ernest Hemingway captures the essence and origins of nihilistic thought in “A Clean, Well-Lighted Place”, written in a time of religious and moral confusion shortly after The Great War. The ideas expressed in this short story represent the post World War 1 thinking of Hemingway, and the notoriously nihilistic Lost Generation in Paris, which was greatly influenced by the many traumas of war. Learning from his unnerving experiences in battle, Hemingway enforces the idea that all humans will inevitably fade into eternal nothingness and everything valued by humans is worthless....   [tags: Literary Analysis, Ernest Hemingway] 1032 words
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Louisana Clean Air Act - ... They want folks to become activist against the illegal behavior which has been occurring. The Bucket Brigade reached out to the different refineries but only one responded. According their list of top air pollution accidents in 2012 Exxon Mobil Chemical Plant rounded out the list. This refinery is in Baton Rouge, Louisiana. There are different causes of refinery air pollution is mostly weather and equipment failure. Their key findings were that not all upset emission were not reported. They suggested reporting this as to iWitness pollution which is a map which shows accidents....   [tags: community, chemical, cases, health]
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A Clean, Well-Lighted Place - Human Life: Torture of the Mind Ernest Hemingway captures the essence and origins of nihilistic thought in “A Clean, Well-Lighted Place”, written in a time of religious and moral confusion shortly after The Great War. The ideas expressed in this short story represent the post World War 1 thinking of Hemingway, and the notoriously nihilistic Lost Generation in Paris, which was greatly influenced by the many traumas of war. Learning from his unnerving experiences in battle, Hemingway enforces the idea that all humans will inevitably fade into eternal nothingness and everything valued by humans is worthless....   [tags: Literary Analysis, Ernest Hemingway] 1068 words
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A Clean, Well-Lighted Place - In a letter to his family Ernest Hemingway writes “How much better to die in all the happy period of undisillusioned youth, to go out in a blaze of light, than to have your body worn out and old and illusions shattered.” In the short story “A Clean, Well-Lighted Place”, writer Ernest Hemingway examines the various perceptions of death and the world as a whole through the three main characters. In “A Clean, Well-Lighted Place” we see how the perceptions of the other characters relate to the older waiter’s views on the world, and how that view evolves throughout the story....   [tags: Ernest Hemingway, irony, resolution]
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Clean Hands Save Lives - “The greatest cheap medical fix in all of history: the bar of soap” (Zugar). Soap has turned the commercial industry upside down by allowing the development of any and every possible hand hygiene product to be created to soothe any person’s fear. Almost any kind of product imaginable to man is being made to keep germs on their toes. Ignaz Semmelweis, however, is often credited to having been the first scientist to further develop the germ theory by his idea of strengthening soap. In “1846” he helped hospitals put to use a stronger form of soap that had an “antiseptic agent” in it which consisted of a chloride solution (CDC 1)....   [tags: Healthcare]
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Clean Hands Save Lives - “The greatest cheap medical fix in all of history: the bar of soap” (Zugar). Soap has turned the commercial industry upside down by allowing the development of any and every kind of hand hygiene product to be created in order to soothe a person’s fear. Almost any kind of product imaginable to man is being made to keep germs on their toes. Ignaz Semmelweis is often credited to having been the first physician to enforce the germ theory of strengthening soap. In “1846” he encouraged hospitals to put to use a stronger form of soap that had an “antiseptic agent” in it consisting of a chloride solution (CDC 1)....   [tags: Health Care]
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A Clean, Well-Lighted Place - “ A Clean, Well-Lighted Place” by Ernest Hemingway is a simplistic short story in which he narrates a scene in a Cafe, where the main characters are two waiters and an old man. In the story, Hemingway hardly created a background for his characters, but this was part of his minimalist writing style. He wanted to create a story that was straightforward to the reader, and in which the reader could easily understand his attitude. His purpose for writing the story was to expose his feelings on society, politics, and the individual at the time....   [tags: Literary Analysis, Ernest Hemingway] 1467 words
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Renewable and Clean Energy - ... Finally, this essay will conduct a comparison with other renewable resources in the world, including solar power, other biofuels, and hydrogen fuel. The most noticeable advantage of corn fuel as an enhancement of fossil fuels is also the biggest advantage of ethanol energy a renewable fuel. Gasoline as a fuel is extracted from petroleum, and what makes petroleum an unreliable source of energy is that petroleum is nonrenewable, meaning it would run out some day in the future. Contrary, corn ethanol is a renewable source of energy, meaning if corns are replanted and remade into fuel, corn ethanol can be a long-term, sustainable energy source (gracelinks.org)....   [tags: global warming, pollution, environment] 1610 words
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There is no clean getaway - There is No Clean Getaway The story of Bandits is told in a flashback form, starting off in a standoff with the police at a bank called the Alamo. Which appeared to have gone very wrong, and then going back in time via a homemade interview made at the home of the host of Criminals at Large( An Americas Most Wanted type show). We first get to know Joe (Bruce Willis) and Terry (Billy Bob Thornton) breaking out of an Oregon State Prison with the aid of a borrowed cement truck crashing through the prison gates all on a whim....   [tags: essays research papers] 561 words
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Keeping Singapore Clean - The slogan “Singapore, a clean and green city” is not there for nothing. Singapore, one of the world’s busiest port and city with a constantly increasing population of over 4 million people, is also one of the world’s cleanest countries. Singapore has been constantly coming up with new campaigns to remind Singaporeans to keep the county clean. There is also recycling campaigns which promotes the 3’R’s, reuse, recycle, reduce. Such campaigns have been proved successful with the amount of litter on the streets decreasing as time goes by....   [tags: Singapore, environment] 669 words
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The Clean Air Act vs. Pollution - We need to be concerned about the condition of the air that we breathe daily, because there has always been a problem with having fresh unpolluted air to breathe,dating back unto the Industrial Revolution the concern of polluted air has raised eyebrows whether it was scientists, government officials, or the general public the complaint of not pollutants in the air was a major health issue since the being of time. The reports of nineteen deaths in 1948, in the city of Denora, Pennsylvania was an eyeopener to the Washington groups, just because they were suppose to regulate industrial emissions made up of a combination of combustion products and thermal inversion these people still died.(Flem...   [tags: Environment, Environmental]
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Access to Food, Clean Water, and Shelter - Every 15 seconds a child dies from a water related illness. There are countries all around the world that do not have access to food, clean water, and shelter. I believe that everywhere in the world should be provided with the supplies they need. There should be a law made in every country to ensure that people get the support they need to live with relative comfort. They need to be able to have enough food to at least have three meals a day. In some places around the world, people are lucky to get one meal a day....   [tags: donation, churches, Christ House, health issues]
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Clean Diesel Technology - “Clean Diesel Technology” “Air pollution in the United States continues to harm people’s health and the environment”(EPA).Many people are burning an immense amount of money every year and they do not even know it. People choose a gasoline powered engine over a diesel engine because they think its cheaper. However diesel owners save a vast amount of money every year. Diesel is not what it used to be, it has gradually changed over the years. Ultra low sulfur fuel is being used as alternative fuel to make a diesel engine clean....   [tags: air pollution, environment, transportation]
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Photovoltaic Cells as Sources of Clean Energy - ... In thick solar cells the diffusion length of minority carriers must be large compared to the cell thickness. Once the minority carrier enters the drift region, it is 'swept' across the junction and does not return. This sweeping is irreversible process since the carrier typically relaxes to a lower energy state before it has a chance to be elastically scattered back. FOR EFFECTIVE GENERATION OF E-H PAIR •hvphoton> EBG and •There will be a chance that a freshly ejected electron will meet up with a previously created hole in the material before reaching the p-n junction....   [tags: solar power]
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Using Photosynthesis to Supply Clean Energy - Using Photosynthesis to Supply Clean Energy Introduction One of the things that most intrigues scientists is the ability to create new methods to harness clean energy. This desire to discover new ways of producing clean energy has lead scientists at Stanford University and other universities to discover a way to harness the electricity produced during the process of photosynthesis. After the initial experiment scientists saw photosynthesis as a viable means to harness and produce energy for the public....   [tags: plants, electrons, electricity]
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The Use of Bioremediation to Clean Up the Environment - ... f. Bioremediation is extremely cost effective. It is less expensive than other technologies because the cost of production of remedial techniques is negligible in comparison to other available remedial technologies. This is mainly because microorganisms are naturally present in the environment so the cost of production gets diminished. g. It can be carried out on the site of contamination easily so that there is no need for the transport of wastes. This also reduces the transport cost. It is also beneficial as sometimes the environment can become further contaminated during the transport of wastes from one place to another....   [tags: radionuclides, detoxification, microrganisms] 1777 words
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Clean Energy Production: No Easy Answers - Clean Energy Production: No Easy Answers Modern life requires vast amounts of electricity to maintain. Electricity is used industrially, commercially, as well as residentially and consumption of it has tripled in the United States within the past 50 years (U.S. Department of Energy, 2009). Major power outages cause disasters wherever they occur, not only inconveniencing daily life, but crippling emergency response systems, hospitals, and security systems. In extreme climates, electricity is a necessary component of survival as it is used for heating and air conditioning....   [tags: pollution, renewable energy]
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Squeaky Clean: Wash, Wipe, or Squirt? - Squeaky Clean: Wash, Wipe, or Squirt. When your hands are dirty do you reach for soap, hand sanitizer, or a wipe. In this experiment I decided to put these methods of cleaning your hands to the test by rubbing my hands with bacteria and then dousing them with a hand cleaner. This report will cover what bacteria is, how soap and water kill bacteria, and the origin of hand sanitizer. What Are Bacteria. Bacteria are miniscule single-celled organisms that are found everywhere (“What is Bacteria. What are Bacteria?” 2009)....   [tags: soap, hand sanitizer or wipe, killing bacteria]
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Wind Power: A Clean Energy Source - Oil is a non-renewable resource, commonly used today for energy, but it will be gone by 2040 if people constantly keep using it (Rickard 5). Because of this, the people on Earth need to find an alternative. Wind is a great option for people. Wind energy has come a long way through the years. Wind power has advantages and disadvantages. To begin with, many people do not know the basics of the modern windmill, or how much they have improved throughout the years. A wind turbine is a machine that is used to change kinetic energy into electrical energy....   [tags: renewable energy, environment, environmental] 575 words
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Nuclear Energy is Safe and Clean - Abstract Nuclear energy is a promising source of electricity for the future. Although there are many people against it, it is only because many do not know of the progresses nuclear energy has made since it was started. Nuclear energy has become one of the cleanest sources of energy with minimum radiation. These are such small quantities that we receive only about .5 millirems of it yearly while nature sums it up to 360 millirems for the average person. Many of us shy away from nuclear energy due to fear caused by ignorance but with some patience and research one can realize the potential that nuclear power has and how it can shape a new era in the future....   [tags: Power Plant Energy Safety]
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Questions and Answers on How to Clean Up Oil Spills - Oil Spills 1. a. What are some chemical methods that are used to clean up an oil spill. There are many different chemical methods used to clean up oil spills. Dispersants are used to break down the oil and speed up its natural decomposition. There are three different types of dispersants. The first type is a hydrocarbon based solvent. These dispersants are sprayed onto the affected area to dilute the oil contamination. The second type of dispersants are made of alcohol or glycol solvent. These dispersants are also used to dilute the amount of oil in the sea water....   [tags: dispersants, wipe, absorbent materials] 994 words
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