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  • Robust PANTHER granulator from Pallmann for efficient PET bottle recycling

    Pallmann Maschinenfabrik GmbH & Co. KG, which is based in Zweibrücken, has extended its range of robust PANTHER recycling granulators, by adding a granulator that has been specially designed for recycling reusable materials from PET bottles. From lemonade to coke, beer and mineral water - more and more drinks are sold in PET bottles. Every year, about 460 billion PET bottles are ...

  • Scotland’s first recycling vending machine benefits bus users

    Cheaper bus travel is on offer to users of Scotland’s first reverse vendingrecycling scheme, launched by bus company Stagecoach and Aberdeenshire Council. Commuters can collect a Stagecoach green point for every drinks cans or plastic bottle they recycle using the machine. These points can be redeemed for discounted bus travel and other offers. A total of 50 green points entitles the holder to a ...

  • Recycling specialist PEL is launching Baby Jaws-an under-the-counter bottle crusher at Catex Exhibition 2013

    Winner of the Shell Award for Innovation, Baby Jaws is a green, mean recycling machine, which helps pubs, clubs, restaurants and cafés save money by reducing waste disposal costs. Baby Jaws also keeps your neighbors happy by cutting down the clutter of clinking glass being chucked out at night. Baby Jaws is now a common sight behind the counter in Irish bars and also in UK hotels and pubs. ...

  • MP slams white milk bottle processors

    The Chair of the all party Sustainable Resource Group has slammed milk bottle processers that use white plastic which cannot be recycled into new white milk bottles. MP Alan Whitehead believes that milk processors should all use clear HDPE bottles to package their milk, in order to increase closed loop milk bottle recycling levels. Whitehead said: “As I understand it, there is a tolerance level ...

  • PEL UK unleash `Baby Jaws` Bottle Crusher

    Award-winning, under-the-counter bottle crusher reduces glass waste volume by 80% Recycling specialist PEL UK is exhibiting Baby Jaws – an under-the-counter bottle crusher in the UK. The machine reduces the volume of glass waste by a staggering 80%.  Winner of the Shell award for innovation, Baby Jaws is a green, mean recycling machine, which helps pubs, clubs, restaurants and ...

  • Tesco cuts Clubcard points for recycling

    Tesco has stopped issuing Clubcard points for materials such as plastic and glass put into its recycling machines after people were cutting items such as plastic bottles to get more points. The machines are installed at about 40 stores in England and one in Scotland. Most machines awarded one point for every four recycled items.  Now Green Clubcard points will only be issued for aluminium ...

  • Grosvenor House Hotel Installs PEL BB06 Glass Bottle Crusher

    The Grosvenor House Hotel off Park Lane in London generates approximately 40,000 empty glass bottles of all shapes and sizes every week.  Managing this huge quantity of glass is a major problem for the hotel both in terms in staff to handle the waste glass and space to store the empty bottles.  The solution to both these problems has been to install a PEL BB06 ‘Mega Jaws’ ...

  • Tesco launches new recycling units

    Retail giant Tesco has launched new recycling units aimed at encouraging people to recycle ‘on the go’ in Cheshunt, Hertfordshire. The move by Tesco will see recycling units, each worth £25,000, placed outside the supermarket’s smaller format high street stores in order to encourage more people to recycle their waste when they are ‘on the go’. Until now automated recycling units have mainly been ...

  • First Glasgow recycle zone launched

    Shoppers in Glasgow city centre will now be able to ‘recycle on the go’ with the help of a new Recycle Zone launched in St Enoch shopping centre.  The public will be able to deposit cans, plastic bottles, paper and general waste for recycling. St Enoch Centre, one the top shopping centres outside of London, was chosen as the first site in Glasgow to have the facility. It joins the Thistles ...

  • New solution for separating single-layer PET trays from PET bottles

    TOMRA has made it possible to separate single-layer PET trays from PET bottles, enhancing the previous capability of its AUTOSORT machine to separate multi-layer trays. This breakthrough is commercially significant because small but critical differences in the chemical properties of PET food trays and PET bottles mean that they have to be separated for equivalent-product recycling. The key to ...


    By TOMRA Sorting GmbH.

  • I Recycle. do you? November 15 is America Recycles Day!

    "I Recycle" is the theme of the 2010 America Recycles Day (ARD), which takes place on November 15. Millions of Americans have pledged to increase their recycling habits at home and at work over the 13-year history of ARD, a nationally-recognized initiative dedicated to encouraging people to recycle more at home, at work, and on the go. National nonprofit Keep America Beautiful is proud to lead ...

  • 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 ...

  • 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.

  • Recent Installations of PEL Waste Reduction Equipment Waste Glass Bottle Crushers in Mayo & Dublin

    The multi-award winning Bar One Gastro Pub on Rush Street in Castlebar Co. Mayo joined forces with another winner last week when a PEL Waste Reduction Equipment BB01 Baby Jaws waste glass bottle crusher was installed in the premises. The PEL BB01 Baby ...

  • Winchester-based college becomes first reverse-vending recycler

    Sparsholt College Hampshire, based in Winchester, has become the first organisation in the UK to take delivery of a reverse vending machine which rewards students who recycle with cash vouchers. For each plastic bottle and can recycled, the machine issues a voucher to the value of five pence which can then be redeemed at any college restaurant, bar or shop. Sparsholt College vice principal Steve ...

  • Used recycling equipment specials from eFACTOR3

    New Comprehensive Service Package Offerings As the demand for recycling equipment has increased, so has the demand for efficient and reliable operation. The key component of a successful system is proper maintenance and while we have always offered service packages with our new machines, we will now be offering service packages for all manufacturers we represent. The packages include ...


    By eFACTOR3 LLC

  • PET-Recycling Plant at PFR Nord GmbH

    Operator of the facility: The Mensing Group of Companies in Hohenwestedt (Germany) invests almost € 10 million in the construction of a new PET recycling plant. The construction of the recycling plant is associated with the formation of PFR Nord GmbH in Hohenwestedt. About 30 new jobs have resulted there. On the whole, Mensing Group, which also includes AFA Nord GmbH and TM Recycling ...

  • Plastics Recycling Expo welcomes UNTHA UK

    In June 2014, the Telford International Centre will open its doors to the Plastics Recycling Expo, the only dedicated plastic recycling exhibition and conference in Europe. Designed to stimulate debate, knowledge transfer and networking in the plastics recycling sector, this two day event will welcome industry professionals from across the country. And as a plastic shredding specialist with a ...


    By UNTHA UK LTD

  • Buenos Aires bottling company CABELMA is first to introduce innovative PET waste sorting system in South America

    Buenos Aires-based bottling and plastic container manufacturer CABELMA will be the first company in South America to benefit from a world-class sensor-based PET waste sorting system when it is installed at its new $23.5m recycling plant currently being constructed on the outskirts of its home city. Manufactured by TITECH Germany, the PET waste sorting system will enable Cabelma to recover ...


    By TOMRA Sorting GmbH.

  • Tomra Sorting Highlights Commercial Opportunities in Polymer Recycling

    TOMRA Sorting Recycling will be exhibiting at Arabplast - the largest plastics, petrochemicals and rubber industry trade show in MENA region. Experts from TOMRA Sorting Recycling will highlight the very latest innovations in sensor-based sorting technology, with a strong focus on polymer recycling including PET bottle sorting and PET flake sorting at Arabplast (10 - 13 January 2015, Dubai ...


    By TOMRA Sorting GmbH.

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