beverage container reverse vending News

  • Live reverse vending machine status launches in myTOMRA app update

    TOMRA Collection Solutions has expanded its myTOMRA app to enable consumers to view the live status of reverse vending machines direct from their phones, before returning their bottles and cans for recycling. Currently available in New South Wales, Australia, the myTOMRA app now lets users check the operational status of their nearest reverse vending machine in real time. The myTOMRA app will ...


    By TOMRA Sorting GmbH.

  • TOMRA launches digital payout service for container deposit systems

    TOMRA Collection Solutions has launched a digital payout solution for regions that give refunds when consumers return bottles and cans for recycling. The myTOMRA solution has gone live in Australia in partnership with leading online payments provider, PayPal, for secure and fast digital payout of recycling refunds from TOMRA reverse vending machines. myTOMRA by ...


    By TOMRA Sorting GmbH.

  • Return and Earn rolls out across New South Wales

    New South Wales, Australia: People returning eligible containers at reverse vending machines will have the option for an electronic transfer using PayPal, a cash refund or an in-store credit at a local retail partner and an option to donate it to selected charities. “This is just the start – the rollout will keep going. This will be great for local groups to raise money for their ...


    By TOMRA Sorting GmbH.

  • TOMRA Collection Solutions in 2017

    In 2017, TOMRA’s reverse vending systems collected 35 billion used beverage containers for reuse and recycling – reducing industry reliance on raw materials for producing new bottles and cans, and ensuring fewer containers end up in landfills, streets and oceans. The number of recycling sessions at TOMRA installations totaled 1.65 billion, with consumers returning 21 containers on ...


    By TOMRA Sorting GmbH.

  • TOMRA launches Wash & Waste for tidier recycling

    TOMRA Collection Solutions has launched the Wash & Waste, a sink and waste bin combined in a single unit in the style of TOMRA’s reverse vending machines. Reverse vending machines, often located at retailers, collect empty bottles and cans for reuse and recycling. With the introduction of the Wash & Waste,  ...


    By TOMRA Sorting GmbH.

  • The Cleanest Loop

    Beverage containers recycled through reverse vending machines are collected and sorted without contamination from other types of waste. This ensures that they can be recycled into new bottles and cans again and again. This is a process we call the Cleanest Loop. Every year, about 1.4 trillion cans and bottles are used worldwide. While some of these containers are recycled, too many of ...


    By TOMRA Sorting GmbH.

  • TOMRA Collection leader: “We have never seen as many opportunities as we do now”

    We met a leader with clear thoughts on the company’s path, and – with over 13 years’ experience in the TOMRA Collection Solutions business unit – Harald Henriksen is highly focused on the company’s long-term strategy and initiatives toward new technologies. The reverse vending giant – which was started by entrepreneur brothers Tore and Petter Planke – ...


    By TOMRA Sorting GmbH.

  • Environmental Products Corporation and Tomra Systems ASA Settle Antitrust Complaint Filed in November 2010

    Environmental Products Corporation (Envipco), a subsidiary of Envipco Holding N.V., a publicly listed company on the Brussels Euronext Exchange (Symbol: ENV), Tomra Systems ASA, a publicly listed company on the Oslo Stock Exchange (Symbol: TOM) and Tomra of North America, Inc. (Tomra) have agreed to settle their antitrust lawsuit that was filed in November ...


    By ENVIPCO

  • TOMRA Makes Change reaches 50,000 member milestone

    A milestone 50,000 people are now getting rewarded for their recycling through loyalty program TOMRA Makes Change. Launched in September 2016 by TOMRA, the leading provider of reverse vending solutions, the program incentivizes people to return their bottles and cans. The company ...


    By TOMRA Sorting GmbH.

  • TOMRA Cleanaway JV announces Woolworths as first retail partner to help support the delivery of NSW Government sustainability initiative

    TOMRA Cleanaway, the NSW State Government-appointed Network Operator of the new Return and Earn Container Deposit Scheme (CDS), today announced that leading Australian supermarket Woolworths will be the first retail refund partner when the program launches on December 1st, 2017. Under the CDS, consumers will be able to return ...


    By TOMRA Sorting GmbH.

  • 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

  • Envipco Announces Launch of Revolutionary RVM Bulk Feed Technology

    Envipco Holding N.V. (EHNV), a public listed company on the NYSE Euronext Brussels (Symbol: ENVI) and a leading provider of recycling systems and solutions to the beverage and retail industries, announces the launch of Envipco Quantum, the world's first truly bulk feed Reverse Vending Machine (RVM). For many years, RVM suppliers have always been challenged, "Why do I have to put my containers in ...


    By ENVIPCO

  • Environmental Products Corporation Files Antitrust Complaint Against Tomra Systems ASA and Tomra North America

    NAUGATUCK, Conn. - Environmental Products Corporation (Envipco), a subsidiary of Envipco Holding N.V., a publicly listed company on the Brussels Euronext Exchange (Symbol: ENV), announced today the filing of a complaint against Tomra Systems ASA, a publicly listed company on the Oslo Stock Exchange (Symbol: TOM) and Tomra North America, Inc. (Tomra) ...


    By ENVIPCO

  • Life at TOMRA: A Great Place to Work

    TOMRA was proud last night to be named the number 5 best place to work in the Great Place to Work survey in Norway, where the company is headquartered, in the category of workplaces with 200-499 employees. TOMRA was proud last night to be named the number 5 best place to work in the Great Place to Work survey in Norway, where the company is headquartered, in the category of workplaces with ...


    By TOMRA Sorting GmbH.

  • TOMRA ASA Appoints Harald Henriksen President and CEO of TOMRA of North America

    TOMRA of North America, Inc., a wholly owned subsidiary of Tomra Systems ASA and leading global provider of advanced recycling solutions, today announced the appointment of Harald Henriksen as the new President and CEO of TOMRA of North America. Mr. Henriksen, who joined TOMRA ASA in 2004, previously served as Senior Vice President of Technology based in Norway. As president of TOMRA of North ...


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