cardboard recycling Articles

  • How To Make A Perfect Cardboard Bale

    Creating a consistent cardboard bale is important when sending this valuable commodity off to recyclers and managing the long term performance of your baling and recycling equipment.  Offloading product can create unnecessary stress on machinery and diminish the life expectancy and performance of your equipment over time.  There are five basic things that everyone should know in order ...


    By Harmony Enterprises, Inc.

  • Recycling Apartment Building Cardboard

    How to manage cardboard waste in apartment building complexes using quality Harmony vertical cardboard balers.  Online shopping has created a large influx of cardboard waste in residential buildings all over the world.  Apartment managers cannot afford to add this cardboard to the weekly compactor deposits and hauling schedules.  Throwing this cardboard away adds an additional ...


    By Harmony Enterprises, Inc.

  • Paper and Cardboard - Recovery or Disposal?

    To provide a solid basis for policies and policymakingin the field of waste management, the environmental and economic impacts causedby different waste treatment options should be examined. In recent years, a large number of studies comparing recycling with recovery or final disposal have been published, which are based on life cycle assessment (LCA) and cost-benefit analysis (CBA). To the ...

  • Urban Install with Harmony and CIS

    Urban delivery and installation can be tricky.  Customer satisfaction hinges on not only providing the perfect solution for waste handling and recycling needs at a fair price, but also that it is delivered and installed on time, safely, and with minimal disruption.  It can be difficult to unload equipment in congested neighborhoods, get the machines into the operational area, and ...


    By Harmony Enterprises, Inc.

  • Mineral oil contaminations in cardboard

    SpeedExtractor E-916: Optimization of pressurized solvent extraction (PSE) for the rapid and efficient determination of MOSH and MOAH in cardboard Many food samples are often contaminated with mineral oil coming from different sources. One possible source of contamination is the migration from cardboard packaging made of recycled fibres. ...


    By BÜCHI Labortechnik AG

  • ReStore – Recycling building materials and cardboard too! - Case Study

    Each year, ReStore in New Brighton, Minnesota keeps at least 690 tons of Twin Cities building materials from entering the landfill! With amazing recycling results under their belt, Restore is always aiming at doing more to help the Earth. They are building a new ReStore in South Minneapolis, scheduled to ...


    By Harmony Enterprises, Inc.

  • Should You Rent, Lease or Purchase Cardboard Balers?

    Waste disposal is more complex than just throwing away unwanted material. How you dispose of it, whether you recycle it and where it will ultimately land up are important concerns. Organizations all over the world are implementing environmental friendly methods to dispose of their waste. One popular technique is to compact the materials waiting to be recycled. Materials such as cardboard are made ...

  • Simple Separation: Diverting Wood And Cardboard at Construction Sites

    Diverting Wood And Cardboard At Construction Sites Residential home construction in Wisconsin generates 128,000 tons of residuals annually, according to a 1998 study by Camp, Dresser & McKee. Ten builders are participating in a project to demonstrate how easily major components of this waste stream can be recycled. The Metropolitan Builders Association (MBA) of Greater Milwaukee, the ...


    By BioCycle Magazine

  • Easy baling of extra large cardboard - Case Study

    Whenever genuine spare parts are needed for the vehicles made by large automobile manufacturers, the Rudolph Logistik Group in Baunatal, near Kassel/Germany, ensures they are available. Their spare parts logistics is an ingenious operation! This is now also true of the way they deal with the huge amount of waste cardboard generated. The contract logistics specialists found an optimal disposal ...


    By HSM GmbH + Co. KG

  • Recycling of cardboard, PET and aluminium drinks cans in new channel baling presses - Case Study

    Europe's largest logistics provider, Euro Pool System, in Hungary with new recycling hall In neatly lined-up wire cage carts, cardboard, PET bottles and cans from 175 branches of a supermarket chain in Hungary wait to be compressed into bales. The used packaging is carried via chain conveyors into two parallel channel baling presses and it's there they are tightly compacted. Two shifts a ...


    By HSM GmbH + Co. KG

  • A “Wise” Solution: Baler Turns Cardboard Into Cash - Case Study

    In the past several decades, Cash Wise Foods stores have made a big splash in Minnesota and North Dakota.  A subsidiary of Coborn’s, Cash Wise stores are big box food stores focused on low price, variety, and value.  According to their own marketing promotions, “’Efficiency’ is the name of the game so ...


    By Harmony Enterprises, Inc.

  • Cardboard baler helps Echo Food Shelf reduce hunger - Case Study

    One epidemic that has taken our nation by storm is hunger.  According to a Feeding America Study, 1 in 7 Americans relies on a food pantry for food assistance every month.  A staggering 1 in 4 military families need help providing their loved ones with enough food to eat.  More and more children under the age of 18 rely on school meals as their main source of daily nutrition.  ...


    By Harmony Enterprises, Inc.

  • Recycling Balers And Types

    Recycling balers are an important asset to the recycling efforts. There are several different kinds of balers that can be used depending on the purpose and type of material that need to be recycled. It is important to not only learn about the different types of balers, but also to understand their functioning.  What ...

  • Construction Waste Recycling

    Construction Waste Recycling,Construction Waste Plant | Machine Construction waste recycling and demolition materials produced at a construction location are increasingly significant. The environmental advantage of recycling can be considerable. A great deal of this energy savings result from reduced utilization of natural ...


  • Help wanted: good recyclers!

    Your help is wanted (and needed)! Recycling creates new businesses that haul, process, and broker recovered materials, as well as companies that manufacture and distribute products made with these recycled materials. You can help create these jobs by making sure you’re recycling consistently and correctly. Here are some best recycling practices to be a good recycler: 1. Capture all ...


    By Eco Partners, Inc.

  • Recycling market woes

    Recycling markets in the U.S. recently succumbed to the volatility of the global economy. Virtually every major recycled commodity saw dramatic price reductions at the end of October. Fiber products in particular have taken a gigantic hit. Cardboard in the Northeast crashed from $120/ton to $30/ton in one week. Mixed paper dropped from about $50/ton to $5/ton. Newsprint also has fallen from ...


    By BioCycle Magazine

  • Best Practices In Recycling

    Everybody wants to recycle more and landfill less. In addition to being the best thing for the environment, it can also improve your bottom line. Sustainability efforts have come a long way in recent years, but there are always opportunities to do better. Upgrading your recycling program can save your business a considerable amount in disposal costs as well as increase revenue through the sale ...


    By Northstar Recycling

  • Is it time to rethink recycling?

    If our current approach to recycling isn’t the best for the economy or the environment, why do we do it? Criticize recycling and you may as well be using a fume-spewing chainsaw to chop down ancient redwoods, as far as most environmentalists are concerned. But recent research into the environmental costs and benefits and some tough-to-ignore market realities have even the most ...


    By Ensia

  • Recycling at Special Events.Where Crowds Gather, Recyclables are Sure to Follow

     Special events pose a challenge to recyclers because the waste stream often contains large amounts of single-use products and food discards, and multiple vendors often serve participants. While the type of materials generated varies by event size, venue, and theme, quantities can be substantial. For example, the 30,000 patrons at the Davis, California 1999 Whole Earth Festival produced more ...


    By BioCycle Magazine

  • The Debate over the Economic Viability of Recycling

    The general view about recycling is that it is extremely beneficial to the environment. The majority of websites pertaining to environmental policies, be it private agency or government, say that a good citizen with moral credibility must do three things: Recycle everything Sort the waste ...

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