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  • Equal ejections help sort glass

    What is your product? Redwave's three-way sensor-based sorting machine for glass fines from 2mm. How does it work? The Redwave CX is for material 6-50mm and the CXF for fine material 2-12mm, Both machines are equipped with a completely reworked three-way system. By rearranging the valve units, the same high performance at the first and second eject ...

  • VETRO glass cullet sorting machine at ECOMONDO

    It has just successfully ended up the ECOMONDO fair in Rimini (ITA), where SEA has shown a preview of VETRO, the latest series of glass cullet sorting machines. VETRO represents the best sorting solution for: CSP separation (ceramic, stones, porcelain, etc) Separation of heat resistant glass from flint glass Color sorting into ...


    By SEA srl

  • Innovative sorting of Aluminium and Zorba

    REDWAVE XRF new sorting possibillities for the aluminium recycling industry Introduction There are no limits set to the recycling of metals, they can be reused without limitation and to one hundred percent. Of course, metals have to be separated from non-metal impurities and different metals have to be sorted in pure fractions to be able to use them as secondary ...

  • Redwave glass recycling day

    The event was primarily dedicated to the presentation of the new glass sorting machines, Redwave CX for material 6-50mm and Redwave (XI for fine material 2-12mm. Redwave CX and CXF machines are equipped with a completely reworked three-way system. By rearranging the valve units, the same high performance at the first and second eject is guaranteed even for fine material, and air consumption is ...

  • Towards 90% glass recycling

    Robert van Notten, director of the institute for sustainable glass packaging that has just been set up in the Netherlands, says that since bottle banks were introduced in 1978, glass re-use has rapidly increased to reach about 80%. “We have maintained the same percentage for years now; it's a good result, but 90% is a very ambitious objective. The last mile is where the effort is hardest, and we ...


  • New Sorting System! First 3-Way Sorting Machine for Fines

    The new developed REDWAVE CXF sorting machines are highly efficient 2-way and 3-way sorting systems. The unique 3-way design offers the same high performance for the first and second eject. This new concept in combination with the new high performance valve and nozzle arrangement allows compact sorting plants with less sorting steps but without losing quality and yield. REDWAVE sorting ...

  • Viridor wins Lincolnshire sorting contract

    Viridor has won a three-year contract with Lincolnshire County Council to transport and sort mixed recyclables in a bid to increase recycling levels. Serving the districts of West Lindsey and City of Lincoln, Viridor will sort and market 19,000 tonnes of material at its materials recycling facility in Crayford, Kent. The contract, running to March 2013, will have a two-year extension option. ...

  • Guide to Buying a Glass Bottle Crusher

    The best approach to manage, store and dispose of waste glass bottles is a well debated subject amongst the many bar, restaurant and hotel owners in the hospitality industry. The generally accepted practice is to collect empty glass bottles in a bottle bin which, when full, is wheeled through the bar and into a bottle storage area where the bottles are sorted and eventually collected by a waste ...

  • European households encouraged to sort more recyclable waste

    Governments need to take account of the effort householders need to make to sort recyclable waste into distinct streams, such as paper, glass and organic waste, when designing waste management policies. New research suggests that when householders have the option to dump mixed waste, deposit-refund systems may be the most effective way of encouraging recycling. Using the Netherlands as a case ...

  • BEST sorting acquires 100 percent of the shares in BESTTORATEC

    BEST Sorting has acquired 100 % of the shares in the in 2009 established joint venture between BEST NV (Belgium) and Toratec Recycling Solutions (Spain), and is fully motivated to further extend this branch of the company. The separation agreement between Eric Van Looy, Eva-Maria Gerosch and BEST has been signed as per January 1st 2011. BEST now fully owns the business unit, specialising in ...


  • REDWAVE showcases new XRF Sorting Machine at IFAT 2016 New sorting possibilities for the Recycling Industry

    REDWAVE will be located in Hall C1 at stand 226 at the IFAT in Munich (Germany) from May 30 to June 3. You will see different live sorting demonstrations with the innovative REDWAVE XRF sorting machine at our stand: Mixed heavy metals: separation of pure fractions (eg: copper, zinc, stainless steel) Mixed plastics: separation of brominated plastics Mixed glass: ...

  • 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 (TITECH)

  • New €5m Irish glass recycling plant unveiled

    A new Euro 5m state-of-the-art glass recycling facility has been opened in Ireland which will be able to handle more than 50,000 tonnes of bottles and jars a year. Environment minister John Gormley officially opened the new Glassco Recycling plant, which has the potential to save more than 15,000 tonnes of CO2 emissions. Bosses say it will be the first of its kind in the country to use optical ...

  • Cornish Bars Help Turn Used Bottles Into Glasses

    Untitled Document Selected bars in Cornwall are participating in an exciting new recycling idea. In these bars the staff carefully collect, sort and place used beer and wine ...


  • REDWAVE XRF - new sorting possibilities for the Metal and Aluminium Recycling Industry

    The sorting system REDWAVE XRF was initially used in the field of glass sorting, more precisely for the separation of heat-resistant and leaded glass from the waste glass cullet. Soon it became apparent that the fields of application go far beyond the glass sector. The use of this innovative technology together with the development of a new machine design set new standards in the metal sorting, ...

  • TITECH announces partnership with Austin AI to deliver automated EDXRF sorting

    Sensor-based sorting systems provider TITECH has announced a partnership today (October 27) with Austin AI, a US-based manufacturer of Energy Dispersive X-Ray Fluorescence (EDXRF) spectrometric equipment. The partnership sees Austin AI’s EDXRF technology incorporated into TITECH’s world class sorting systems to provide unsurpassed levels of recycling for metals, plastics, ...


    By TOMRA Sorting (TITECH)

  • TITECH announces partnership with Austin AI to deliver automated EDXRF sorting capability

    Sensor-based sorting systems provider TITECH has announced a partnership today (October 27) with Austin AI, a US-based manufacturer of Energy Dispersive X-Ray Fluorescence (EDXRF) spectrometric equipment. The partnership sees Austin AI’s EDXRF technology incorporated into TITECH’s world class sorting systems to provide unsurpassed levels of recycling for metals, plastics, paper, glass ...


    By TOMRA Sorting (TITECH)

  • Casella opens zero-sort facility, built by CP Manufacturing

    CP Manufacturing, San Diego, CA, installed a new Zero-Sort Facility for Casella in Rutland, Vermont. The 30,000TPY Zero-Sort Facility is now in full operation. The new facility is expected to drive improved recycling rates in the surrounding communities of Vermont, as well as from Glen Falls, NY, all the way ...


    By CP Manufacturing, Inc.

  • WRAP works with Sainsbury`s on mixed recycled glass project

    The Waste & Resources Action Programme is working with supermarket Sainsbury’s in a trial to collect mixed glass and turn it into a range of containers without colour sorting it. The trial is part of WRAP’s GlassRite Wine initiative which aims to encourage the use of lighter weight ...

  • Clear guidance for UK local authorities aims to boost recycled glass quality

    New guidance to help local authorities boost the quality, financial and environmental benefits of their glass recycling collection services has been launched by WRAP (Waste Resources & Action Programme).  The 20-page Good Practice Guidance provides essential information on the potential benefits to local authority waste managers of making the most of collecting and recycling waste container ...

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