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  • Axion’s research reveals ‘good’ potential for automatic sorting of waste plastic food contact packaging

    Automatic sorting systems designed to boost the recycled content of plastic food packaging could be available within a few years, claims resource recovery specialist Axion Consulting. Following its technical research undertaken for WRAP, Axion says major breakthroughs in sorting technologies could increase the recycling of an estimated 180,000 tonnes of waste polypropylene (PP) pots, tubs and ...

  • Sorting plastics: a new device for the recycling industry

    There is a clear need to increase the amount of plastic that is recycled to conserve and recover resources and energy and to relieve pressure on landfill sites. However, recycling plastic waste is problematic as there are many types of plastics: each type has different physical and chemical properties. A recent study has assessed the effectiveness of a new separating technology which sorts ...

  • Tomra Sorting Recycling’s Automated Sorting Systems Play Vital Role At Msw Treatment Plant In Xiamen, China

    TOMRA Sorting Recycling’s advanced sensor-based technology is replacing manual sorting in China, enabling the recovery of higher yields and greater purity of valuable resources from municipal solid waste (MSW) streams. Advanced sensor-based waste sorting systems from TOMRA Sorting Recycling are playing a crucial role in the operation of the recently completed MSW treatment plant in the ...


    By TOMRA Sorting GmbH.

  • MSS Inc. releases New Optical Sorting technology, L-VIS

    MSS Inc., a world leading manufacturer of optical sorting equipment, recently introduced a new high-resolution color camera sorting system for small particle applications, such as shredded and granulated materials – the L-VIS. The L-VIS is designed for color-sorting applications such as shredded electronic scrap to extract high-value commodities (printed circuit boards, copper, etc). It ...


    By MSS, Inc.

  • The most efficient plastic sorting system › Bollegraaf Recycling Solutions

    The Appingedam-based company Bollegraaf Recycling Solutions and Daly Plastics, located in Zutphen, have completed the installation of the most efficient and professional industrial plastic sorting system in the Netherlands. The two companies pooled their expertise to create an innovative, modular and fully automatic recycling system. The capacity targets set for the system were exceeded by more ...

  • China: solid and hazardous waste management

    Solid waste management, including hazardous waste and electronics waste treatment, has become a key environmental priority in China. The lack of adequate waste treatment facilities and decades of poor management practices, particularly with respect to hazardous wastes, have combined to create a serious threat not only to the environment but also to public health. China’s solid waste can be ...


    By GLOBE Foundation

  • ANDRITZ to supply Malaysia’s first automatic recycling plant for refrigerators and electrical/electronic scrap from private households

    ANDRITZ MeWa, part of international technology Group ANDRITZ, has received an order from Shan Poornam Green Tech, a subsidiary of Shan Poornam Metals Sdn Bhd, a company specializing in scheduled waste and non-scheduled waste recycling with headquarters in Penang, Malaysia, to supply an automatic recycling plant for refrigerators and electrical/electronic waste and recovery of chlorofluorocarbon ...

  • Shredding industrial waste in Brittany, France

    "Les Recycleurs Bretons" has been one of France's leading waste disposal companies for the past thirty years. 2013 saw the inauguration of a regionally operating and contemporary waste recycling plant situated on the outskirts of the historical coastal town of Brest, in the heart of proud Brittany. Its main purpose is to produce valuable fuel for nationally and internationally ...


  • Redwave Expands Waste Processing Business with a New Subsidiary in Germany

    REDWAVE, as a leading supplier of sensor-based sorting machines and turnkey material-sorting systems, has taken a decisive step to expand its business in the waste-processing sector by founding a new subsidiary, REDWAVE Waste GmbH. The new company is located in Wetzlar, Germany and was incorporated in 2015. It adds the important area of mechanical-biological waste treatment to REDWAVE's product ...

  • Hunting for Hidden Treasure - The International Trade Fair for Waste Management and Environmental Technology shows how waste can be turned into valuable resources

    Urban mining — the recovery of raw materials from waste — is the vision of the future for the global waste-management industry. This aims to conserve natural resources and protect the environment, but that's not all. For today, there are also increasingly good business reasons to recycle and reuse materials from the waste generated in advanced economies. This is because of a growing demand — and ...


    By Koelnmesse

  • TOMRA Launches TOM, a waste compaction system for public spaces

    TOMRA Collection Solutions, a unit of TOMRA North America, today announced the release of TOM, new waste system for public spaces that is a trash receptacle and compactor in one. TOM – which takes up about as much space as an ordinary trash bin – can hold up to seven times more waste than the conventional bin, and is idea for use in cafés, restaurants, transportation hubs, ...


    By Tomra Systems ASA

  • Joint Chamber of Industry and Commerce stand at the International Trade Fair for Waste Management and Environmental Technology

    Special offer for SMEs from the North Rhine-Westphalian Chambers of Industry and Commerce at Entsorga-Enteco 2006 The Chambers of Industry and Commerce (IHK) of North Rhine-Westphalia have come up with a new offer for small and medium-sized companies at Entsorga-Enteco 2006 — International Trade Fair for Waste Management and Environmental Technology (24th to 27th October 2006). These companies ...


    By Koelnmesse

  • Ecomondo 2010

    The Ecomondo environmental trade fair, taking place every year, is an international trade fair for recycling, energy recovery and sustainable development. This year at the Ecomondo TITECH presented the TITECH combisense to sort live copper and brass out of E-Scrap to the highest degree of purity. The AppDesk attracted the attention of many visitors and demonstrated the company's waste sorting ...


    By TOMRA Sorting GmbH.

  • TITECH to reveal next generation sensor-based at IFAT Entsorga, Munich, May 7-11

    Sensor-based sorting systems pioneer TITECH has been at the forefront of researching, designing, developing and manufacturing solutions for all types of waste and recycling challenges for 20 years, and it will reveal its latest next generation system at the IFAT ENTSORGA exhibition, Munich, on May 7-11. Regarded as the world’s leading trade fair for water, sewage, waste and raw materials ...


    By TOMRA Sorting GmbH.

  • TOMRA´s Recycling division celebrates its 20th anniversary at IFAT Munich

    This year´s 50th anniversary of IFAT Munich also marks an important milestone for TOMRA´s Recycling division, which commemorates two decades of successful business. Formerly launched as Norwegian company TITECH Autosort in 1996, the firm emerged from an R&D project starting in 1993. Combining its established field-proven experience with its pioneering technology ...


    By TOMRA Sorting GmbH.

  • HSM VK 12018 R - bale weight up to 1100 kg, pressing force of 1200 kN

    The baling presses from the Salem-based manufacturer HSM are the specialist solution for compressing waste materials by up to 95% into sorted, easily transportable bales. The fully automatic channel baling press, HSM VK 12018 R, can be used to press ready-to-sell bales in a wide variety of materials – even bulky or very expansive material is no problem. At the IFAT trade fair in Munich at the ...


    By HSM GmbH + Co. KG

  • MeWa introduces new machine and plant solutions at the Entsorga-Enteco 2009 in Cologne, hall 6, A30/B35

    MeWa Recycling Maschinen und Anlagenbau GmbH will introduce the latest product innovations of the current year at the Entsorga-Enteco: For pre-crushing of mixed domestic and commercial waste, the powerful UNI-CUT® AC AlphaCutter was launched onto the market, the SmashBoomBang has proven to be the ideal solution for disintegration of small electric appliances and, in the meantime, the patented ...


    By ANDRITZ MeWa GmbH

  • RUBBLE MASTER sets standards for mobile recycling

    Cost-efficiency in processing various material to a high-value end product – this is guaranteed by the RUBBLE MASTER impact crusher RM100 plus double-deck screen TS3600. This highly efficient package was presented to 15 customers by the official RM partner for Australia, Global Crushers & Spares (GCS) Pty Ltd, last December. At a yard near Sydney waste asphalt was crushed at 200 t/h from up to ...


    By RUBBLE MASTER HMH GmbH

  • CP Group installs 25TPH MRF for ReCommunity

    The CP Group, headquartered in San Diego, CA, has designed, manufactured and installed a new single stream recycling facility in Beacon, NY. The facility, built for ReCommunity, began running April 23rd, and is processing 25TPH. The material ...


    By CP Manufacturing, Inc.

  • Bollegraaf Recycling Machinery has built largest material recycling facility in UK

    Bollegraaf Recycling Machinery has built for Greenstar the largest co-mingled material recycling facility of the UK in Aldridge. The plant  has been fully operational since April 2008. After the facility for Cardiff County Council, this is the second large facility Bollegraaf has completed in 1.5 year. Since the government of England “buckled” down to the European legislation of waste ...

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