The Paper Mill in Birmingham is the largest paper recycling facility in the Midlands, producing 200,000 tonnes per year of liner and board. VWS are providing on-site biological treatment of the papermaking wastewater. An anaerobic reactor reduces the majority of the dissolved organic load in the mill wastewater.
- Pulp & paper, Smurfit Kappa SSK group
Pulp & paper, Smurfit Kappa SSK group
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 Refuse Derived Fuel (RDF). The XR installation came about when Modern Enerji – part of Eren Holdings – sought a more effective technique for shredding its high calorific material stream. The team had been processing pulper ropes from the neighbouring paper mill,...
Defining the balance in Recycling report
Our report examines industry sectors to show how businesses can focus on generating quality recycling by following the principles of the waste hierarchy. In the current climate there’s a huge global market for materials of the right quality and this provides a real opportunity for those businesses that produce consistently high quality material for recycling. Growth in global recovered paper demand alone is expected to increase 2.5 per cent per year, reaching 346 million tonnes by 2029. While there are...
Design for recycling: a route to green ship recycling
Ship recycling at the end of a ship’s useful life aims to make the shipping industry more environmentally sustainable and is a major source of employment in developing countries. However, there are associated health, safety and environmental concerns. This study argues these concerns are due to inappropriate design and explains how ‘design for recycling’ can reduce the costs and risks of ship recycling. The final stage of a ship’s life cycle — recycling — is essential for...
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 of your recyclablesBe sure you are recycling all the materials your community accepts for recycling. Even when you’re...
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 Jumbo. This machine is used to shred paper materials including books, roll stock, slab waste, signatures/skeleton waste,...