paper shredding Articles

  • Windrow co-composting of shredded office paper and Broiler Litter

    The co-composting of shredded waste office paper with Broiler Litter (BL) in windrows was analysed in this study. Two compost mixes were monitored for five weeks; Mix 1 comprised 322kg BL, 117 kg shredded paper and 310L water and Mix 2 consisted of 112 kg BL, 265 kg shredded paper and 290 L water. The initial wet moisture content, initial porosity and initial wet bulk density for Mix 1 were ...


    By Inderscience Publishers

  • The shredding of hospital and medical waste

    Waste produced in hospitals is a type of waste considered special or dangerous, as the material is composed of different elements:  biological and anatomical components, single use items deriving from surgical treatment, material used by healthcare personnel such as shirts, caps and masks, bandages, medicines used by patients, single-use glass and plastic containers used for extracting and ...


    By SatrindTech Srl

  • Shredding Industry Sees Bright Future

    Despite the economic crisis, document destruction companies nationwide predict increased revenue growth for 2009 but many expect to see their margins decline or remain flat from the previous year, according to a recently released survey of the industry. The survey, conducted in March by Shotgun Capital Advisors, a merger and acquisition advisory firm based in Southlake, Texas, was sent to 1,142 ...

  • Material pollution in waste paper recycling

    A special shredding plant works in continuous operation and can be serviced without long downtimes Who removes the plastic rings from the empty writing pad or tears the plastic off the chocolate Advent calendar before disposing of it? Certainly not all of us. In this way, foreign materials and impurities find their way into the waste paper and these have to be removed during the recycling ...

  • FACTA law effects & paper shredders

    FACTA stands for 'Fair and Accurate Credit Transactions Act', a law that became effective in June 2005. The FACTA law requires companies that have one or more employees to provide them with proper document disposal equipment. In other words, according to the FACTA Law, important personal or business related documents have to be discarded in a safe way that thoroughly eliminates chances of ...


    By Ameri-Shred Corp.

  • (Let) electronic data media be shredded - Case Study

    When disposing of digital data media, it is advisable to take care, as untold amounts of confidential data are stored on our computers, USB sticks, CDs and DVDs etc. and represent a security risk, above all for trading companies. But what happens to these storage media at the end of their life? The Federal Office for Data Security makes an unequivocal recommendation that the rule for hard disks ...


    By HSM GmbH + Co. KG

  • How to Turn Waste Paper into Biomass Pellets

    How to Turn Waste Paper into Biomass Pellets Along with the development of human civilization, the number of waste paper has a gradually increase trend every year. It is seen everywhere. Many ways have been researched to recycle the waste paper, while the waste paper has been polluted and there are many toxic substances contained, so it is not good for ...


  • Identity Theft, new law about to send shredding on a tear

    Do you shred? If not, get ready to. You've heard about shredding. You understand that it's probably a good idea to shred any receipts that have your credit card numbers or other personal information on them to stop identity theft. You may have seen shredders at the office or noticed bulging trash bags of thin paper strips in the dumpster when you're walking the dog past a local ...


    By Shred-Tech Corp.

  • Determination of the thermal conductivity of shredded tyres by utilising a hot plate apparatus

    This paper presents the study of thermal conductivity of shredded tyre at varying temperature gradient. To accomplish this objective, laboratory tests have been conducted to determine the heat transfer properties of the materials that compose tyres (i.e., tyre rubber and wires) by using a hot-plate apparatus. A hot plate was adopted by the American Society for Testing and Materials (ASTM) as a ...


    By Inderscience Publishers

  • How much does it cost to shred one tonne of tyres?

    This question should be number one priority on your list. The waste fraction may differ, but knowing the costs of your shredding operations is crucial when it comes to creating a profitable waste shredding business. Generally speaking, the costs can be divided into: Machinery acquisition costs Fuel expenses Maintenance costs Operator wages I'm ...


    By Tana Oy

  • Document shredding as an economic mainstay for workshops for the disabled - Case Study

    Secure document shredding Document shredding is an important economic mainstay for the workshops for disabled persons at Lammetal Werkstätten GmbH. Now the company can continue to expand this service area with a “social commitment” thanks to two high performance shredders from HSM in Frickingen at Lake Constance / Germany. The Lammetal workshops could be ...


    By HSM GmbH + Co. KG

  • Attorney General Abbott Urges Texans To Shred Documents Containing Personal Information. “Shred It!” campaign helps consumers prevent identity theft

    Untitled Document ABILENE - Texas Attorney General Greg Abbott today urged Texans to protect themselves from identity theft by shredding any ...


    By Shred-Tech Corp.

  • WEIMA America introduces the TH seris briquette press to the paper market

    WEIMA America is a leader in size reduction technologies which includes both shredding and briquetting equipment. The briquette press has become increasingly popular to compact shredded paper as well as paper dust. In a printing operation a lot of dust is generated from trim scrap and sheeters which is often messy and hard to handle. The press has the ability to compact this dust into briquettes ...


  • Paper waste as far as the eye can reach - Case Study

    On the outskirts of Nashville, there’s a plant that’s making the most out of printing waste. Combined Resources is a paper recycler that encourages companies to “save money while reducing their carbon footprint.” For this reason, it makes a lot of sense that they own a WEIMA shredder. When you enter the plant, you’ll immediately see an enormous, red WEIMA WLK 18 ...


    By WEIMA

  • UNTHA optimises WtE production and metal recycling at Turkish paper mill

    An UNTHA shredder is now fully operational in Turkey’s first solid waste incineration plant. The single step XR3000C has transformed Modern Enerji’s approach to metal recycling, at the same time as boosting the production of ...


    By UNTHA Shredding Technology

  • Case Study: Singapore

    Established waste paper merchant Semb Enviro Tay Paper has been involved with document shredding for many years in Singapore. When they saw that mobile shredding was becoming popular, they wanted a solution that would suit the particular requirements of Singapore. The truck would have to be of a size that would be efficient in congested city streets, but would also have to have a quick enough ...


    By ALPINE SHREDDERS LIMITED

  • AXO Shredders Case Studies - Singapore

    Established waste paper merchant Semb Enviro Tay Paper has been involved with document shredding for many years in Singapore. When they saw that mobile shredding was becoming popular, they wanted a solution that would suit the particular requirements of Singapore. The truck would have to be of a size that would be efficient in congested city streets, but would also have to have a quick enough ...


    By AXO Shredders Ltd

  • UNTHA launches new Heavy-Duty Shredder

    UNTHA shredding technology expands its product portfolio and rolls out the new VR series, a heavy-duty shredder, specifically developed for tough requirements in the wood recycling, plastics and paper recycling industry. With this new series, the renowned reliability of UNTHA products takes on a new dimension and ensures trouble-free ...


    By UNTHA Shredding Technology

  • Case Study: Japan

    The paper shredding industry in Japan, like Europe and North America, is experiencing continued growth. The related paper volume increases meant that many mobile shredding companies found their current machinery incapable of meeting growing demand. One such company was Kaneshiro Mobile Shredding “ By changing to the AXO WM 408 model we have increased our shredding performance to 1000kgs per hour ...


    By ALPINE SHREDDERS LIMITED

  • AXO Shredders Case Studies - UK

    Russell Richardson and Sons have observed their shredding business continuously improve since they commissioned an AXO WM 608 Mobile Document Shredding Machine from AXO Shredders. Having previously only provided off site shredding the AXO WM 608 Mobile Shredding System has allowed Jonathan Richardson to respond to and efficiently meet customers on site shredding requirements. High throughput and ...


    By AXO Shredders Ltd

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