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  • Sorting of gift wraps and cardboard boxes

    Short before Christmas, somehow everybody is kind of specialist for paper and packaging material. At home, this theme is finished latest on Christmas Day. In your plant however, you have to cope with this material all the year round, every day. High requirements are put on your work. But there is no need to feel stressed! BRT sorting systems help you to face even the post-Christmas extra quantity ...


  • Hospital waste in new packaging

    Transport and storage company Van Egmond has recently been selling a new type of packaging for hospital waste, which is more environmentally friendly than commonly used packaging. Van Egmond's Septosystem consists of heavy damp-resistant cardboard, with a plastic bag inside, whereas the packaging currently used are made of polypropylene, a polymer with numerous applications in medicine because ...


  • Tradeshow novelty: REDWAVE Sorting Machine to detect Flexoprint

    For the first time REDWAVE presented its new sorting machine for the detection and quantitative determination of flexographic printing at Ecomondo. Newspapers that are printed with the flexographic printing method may not reach the deinking process as they have a negative impact on product quality. This is a problem which particularly keeps the Italian and English paper industry busy, as part of ...

  • Veolia renews contract with Camden council

    Veolia Environmental Services has renewed its contract with Camden Council for a further seven years. The contract will be extended from April 2010. Plans in the pipeline which would see further enhancements to the service, will include a new separate paper and cardboard collection ad a borough-wide food and green waste collection. Camden Council councillor Keith Moffitt said: “We are absolutely ...

  • One Million Tonnes Waste Paper with SEP-O-MAT Rotor Screen

    SEP-O-MAT Rotor Screens from BRT meet increasing interest from paper sorting companies. Customers from Spain, Portugal, Denmark, Irland, Germany, Austria and the United States employ these screens for cardboard separation, or as fine screen. Mostly, the screens are used in combination with the approved Feed and Metering Hoppers from BRT. Besides the high separating preciseness, variability, ...


  • Envac’s breakthrough in Finland

    In cooperation with YIT, Envac Scandinavia AB (subsidiary of Envac AB) has been selected to deliver waste disposal systems for the two new city districts, Kalasatama (the Fish Harbour in English) and Jätkäsaari (The Western Harbour) in Swedish) in Helsinki, Finland. The client is the City of Helsinki through its two subsidiaries, Fiskehamnen Sopsug AB and Busholmen Sopsug AB. The ...


    By Envac AB

  • The automated waste collection system installed in Pamplona collected more than 2.400 tons of waste during its first year

    This February, the Ros Roca automated waste collection system located on the city center of Pamplona celebrated its first anniversary. This system gives more space to pedestrians, reduces odors and eliminates noise and traffic problems caused by collection trucks. The new system, which has 35 urban collection points and 118 boxes, collected more than 2.400 tons of waste during its first year. ...


    By Ros Roca Environment

  • New product advertising options from Amaranth & Associates

    New Product Advertising Options A. Custom full length advertising panel frame on front of an external AT-204s Requested custom dimensions of (29 ¾ “ high x 44 ½” length) AT-095 Custom logo & paint A sample white cardboard in front so someone can see display space. Notice the lettering of gold color; it is great. Also the front sides and back can be used as well. And ...


  • Strautmann Umwelttechnik at the LogiMAT 2007

    Strautmann Umwelttechnik starts this exhibition season 2007 with the LogiMAT in Stuttgart from 13th to 15th February. Exhibitors from Europe, Asia and the USA are presenting their systems to rationalize internal logistic processes at the 5th international exhibition for distribution, material- and information flow. Strautmann Umwelttechnik will have its booth (booth number 120) in the lobby of ...

  • ReCommunity Memphis reopens MRF - Converted to single stream

    ReCommunity, headquartered in Charlotte, N.C., converted its dual stream MRF in Memphis, TN, to a single-stream recycling facility. The largest pure-play recycler in the United States, ReCommunity chose the CP Group to design, manufacture, and install the new equipment in its existing 42,000 sq. ft. building. New system operations began in January. “We are committed to leading the Recovery ...


    By The CP Group

  • GM Landfill-Free Environmental Initiative Gains Steam

    General Motors' efforts to eliminate the shipment of plant waste to landfills is spreading to its non-manufacturing sites, 10 of which now reuse, recycle or convert to energy all waste from normal operations. "Our non-manufacturing facilities see the importance of being waste-reduction leaders, and they know their customers value it as well," said John Bradburn, manager of ...


  • New recycling service for Stafford, UK

    Biffa are claiming a logistical success after more than 5,000 homes in Stafford are the first to receive a new recycling service. Following the award of the Stafford Borough waste collection and recycling for the next six years, Biffa has rolled out a new service that has seen more than 55,000 homes issued with a new bin to recycle their rubbish. The blue, wheeled bin will take all plastic ...


    By Biffa Waste Services Ltd

  • Countrystyle awarded £16m New Spitalfields Market waste contract

    Countrystyle Group has been awarded a £15.8m contract to manage waste, recycling and cleansing services at New Spitalfields Market in Leyton, East London. Countrystyle Group will assist market tenants while a new segregated waste collection strategy is implemented, which will require them to segregate various waste streams into separate bins. ...

  • ANDRITZ successfully starts up new equipment for stock preparation upgrade at VPK Paper, Belgium

    International technology Group ANDRITZ has successfully started up pulping and screening equipment delivered for VPK Paperʼs PM 6 at Oudegem, Belgium. The upgraded stock preparation line processes corrugated paper and board packaging grades, boxboard cuttings, as well as corrugated board and has a feed capacity to the existing low-consistency pulper of approximately 900 tons per day. ...

  • Credit crunch hits MRF operators

    Waste management companies which operate materials recycling facilities (MRFs) are finding it difficult to sell on steel cans, paper and cardboard on to reprocessors. Barnsley-based waste management company DTS Environmental has just opened a new MRF but director David Thackray told MRW that the collapse in material prices had “come at an awful moment for us”. He said: “We were just in the ...

  • Two places to see eFACTOR3 this March!

    See the latest in size reduction and waste to energy recycling systems from eFACTOR3 this March in two locations. Representing five of the best and most reliable brands of recycling equipment, no other company can match the versatility and reliability of eFACTOR3. The Plastic Recycling Conference 2010, March 2-3 at the Hilton Austin in Austin Texas, Booth 218. At the Plastic Recycling ...


    By eFACTOR3 LLC

  • WRAP report reaffirms recycling is the best end of life option for most materials

    Fresh research regarding the environmental benefits of recycling reaffirms that recycling generally remains the best option for most materials in the UK waste stream. Work undertaken by the Waste & Resources Action Programme reviewed life cycle analyses of additional materials from the previous report carried out in 2006, including food waste, garden waste, textiles and biopolymers. Other ...

  • CP Group and Veolia team up for unique MRF in UK

    The CP Group, headquartered in San Diego, CA, designed, manufactured and installed the Material Recovery Facility for Veolia in Gillmoss, Liverpool, UK. The facility, which is capable of processing 85,00TPA, has been in operation since late 2011, and recently had its grand opening. The large facility processes a mix of household recyclables including cardboard, paper, glass, steep cans, aluminum, ...


    By The CP Group

  • Allen & York make significant changes to their waste policy

    Allen & York (A&Y), market leading recruitment specialists serving the Natural and Built Environment sectors in the UK, have made adjustments to their waste policy in taking major steps in supporting sustainability. Recognising and understanding the importance of protecting the environment and promoting best practice led to the ‘Greening’ of their offices situated in Dorset. Envirowise – ...


    By Allen & York Ltd

  • Welsh Local Authorities hit landfill targets a year early

    Wales has hit its European Union Landfill Directive target a year early, and its local authorities have managed to reduce the amount of waste sent to landfill. The Landfill Allowances Scheme limits the amount of waste councils can send to landfill. Overall, councils sent 599,703 tonnes of biodegradable municipal waste to landfill compared to the 2008/09 Wales allowance of 788,000 tonnes ...

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