optical waste separation News

  • MSS Inc. Releases New Optical Sorter- CIRRUS

    MSS Inc., a world leading manufacturer of optical sorting equipment, is introducing a new high-resolution near-infrared (NIR), color and metal sorting system for a wide range of recycling facility applications – the CIRRUS. The CIRRUS is MSS’ latest generation of NIR, color and metal sensor technology. It provides automated separation opportunities from single stream to construction ...


    By MSS, Inc.

  • 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.

  • Spain - Recycling Electro-Waste

    Untitled Document Recycling of waste electrical and electronic equipment (WEEE) at the end of its useful life is on the increase, particularly in the case of computer equipment. Its ...


  • Ecopark 4 trusts TOMRA AUTOSORT for the Efficient Automation of its Separation Processes

    Ecopark 4, located in Hostalets de Pierola (Barcelona), is a mechanical-biological treatment (MBT) plant with a treatment capacity of up to 300,000 tons a year of municipal waste. Ecopark 4, managed by Ferrovial Servicios, is one of the waste treatment and management plants in the Barcelona Metropolitan Area, a supra-municipal public authority competent in the urban waste management of the 36 ...


    By TOMRA Sorting GmbH.

  • Cawleys pioneer automated sorting of commercial & industrial waste

    Joint venture company OKLM Recycling Technology Limited was appointed by Cawleys to design, build and install the new multi-million pound sorting facility to process 30 tonnes an hour of C&I waste at their Luton site. Background Cawleys is a family-owned and operated waste management company dedicated to recycling and diverting waste away from landfill. It constructed its first Waste ...


    By TOMRA Sorting GmbH.

  • Using lasers to detect explosives and hazardous waste

    A soldier in a humvee aims a portable device at an abandoned car 50 meters away (more than 150 feet). Pressing a button, a laser in the device fires. She reads a screen, and beckons her patrol to move away quickly. In a lab, a technician is inserting a fragment of a toy into a sample case, inserting it into a machine, and pressing a button. He inserts one fragment after another—each test takes ...

  • Powerday kicks off renewed Chelsea contract with zero waste to landfill status

    Waste management company Powerday has celebrated the signing of a renewed waste collection contract with Chelsea Football Club, with the news that the club has reached zero waste to landfill status. Food, bottles, packaging and office waste from the Stamford Bridge stadium and the Cobham training grounds are collected by Powerday and taken to the company’s nearby Old Oak Materials Recycling ...

  • NREL Reveals Potential for Capturing Waste Heat via Nanotubes

    A finely tuned carbon nanotube thin film has the potential to act as a thermoelectric power generator that captures and uses waste heat, according to researchers at the Energy Department's National Renewable Energy Laboratory (NREL). The research could help guide the manufacture of thermoelectric devices based on either single-walled carbon nanotube (SWCNT) films or ...

  • Waste Management Celebrates Opening of New Single-Stream Recycling Facility in Houston

    Waste Management (NYSE: WM) today joined with the City of Houston, local and state officials and WM customers to celebrate the launch of its Houston Material Recovery Facility (MRF), located in Southwest ...


    By Waste Management Inc.

  • More Greek municipalities explore Chania’s advanced waste-management template

    The DEDISA waste-processing center serves a population of 155,000 inhabitants, which represents around 25 per cent of the island’s total population. Furthermore, the Chania prefecture also provides another 88,000 beds for tourists, and most of the region’s municipalities fall within the DEDISA plant’s catchment area. The seasonal fluctuation of its population as well as broad ...


    By TOMRA Sorting GmbH.

  • New Case Study about Municipal Solid Waste (MSW) Management at Alcázar de San Juan, Spain

    Greater productivity, better working conditions, easy maintainance and energy savings were the key benefits for choosing TITECH autosort 4 at the MSW treatment plant of Macomunidad de Servicios Comsermancha. The Municipal Solid Waste (MSW) Management Plant of the Mancomunidad de Servicios Comsermancha (Comsermancha municipal services association), situated in Alcázar de San Juan (Ciudad ...


    By TOMRA Sorting GmbH.

  • Waste Management Announces Plan to Bring a Single Stream Recycling Facility to Metro Detroit

    Waste Management of Michigan announced today a plan to bring a single stream recycling facility (SSRF) to the Detroit metropolitan area. Single stream recycling collection programs are expanding in southeastern Michigan, and to meet customer demand, this planned facility would process the increasing volumes of ...


    By Waste Management Inc.

  • TITECH hails world´s largest sensor-based waste sorting testing facility as great sucess on its first anniversary after reopening

    Sensor-based waste sorting systems manufacturer TITECH has announced the new testing facility at its headquarters in Mühlheim-Kärlich, Germany, has proven to be a resounding success after its first year of operation after reopening. Launched in July 2010, the 1,500m² testing facility is the world’s largest and has undertaken over 286 tests for customers based in 40 countries. ...


    By TOMRA Sorting GmbH.

  • New Plastic PMD System at IMOG, Belgium

    IMOG is an intermunicipal public sanitary authority in South West Flanders. IMOG ensures the integrated waste management for 11 municipalities with well over 230,000 inhabitants. At IMOG’s PMD sorting facility more than 4,000 tonnes/year of separately collected mixed light packaging material (PMD) and PP material are processed. Situation: ...

  • Bollegraaf UK limited supplies world’s largest steam autoclave recycling facility

    Lubo Systems has recently designed and manufactured the recycling sorting system at Graphite Resources Derwenthaugh Ecoparc. This project was awarded via their UK representatives Bollegraaf UK Ltd. Derwenthaugh Ecoparc is located in Newcastle in the North East of the UK and it will be the world’s largest steam autoclave recycling facility. The facility provides a unique solution for municipal and ...

  • Bollegraaf UK Limited supplies world’s largest steam autoclave recycling facility

    Lubo Systems has recently designed and manufactured the recycling sorting system at Graphite Resources Derwenthaugh Ecoparc. This project was awarded via their UK representatives Bollegraaf UK Ltd. Derwenthaugh Ecoparc is located in Newcastle in the North East of the UK and it will be the world’s largest steam autoclave recycling facility. The facility provides a unique solution for ...

  • Casepak celebrates grand opening of new UK recycling facility

    Casepak celebrated the official launch of its $33 million Materials RecoveryFacility (MRF) in Leicester, UK on January 16 with presentations and tours of the facility that features a custom-designed sorting system engineered, manufactured and installed by Bulk Handling Systems (BHS). Environment Minister Lord Taylor of Holbeach attended the event as guest of honor. “I’m delighted to ...


    By Bulk Handling Systems

  • 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.

  • AVIS Industrial Corporation Acquires IPS Balers from CP Manufacturing

    Avis Industrial Corporation, a privately-held company with ten subsidiaries throughout the United States, Canada and Mexico, announces the acquisition of IPS Balers, Inc. in Baxley, Georgia. IPS Balers, Inc. is a manufacturer of ferrous, non-ferrous, plastics, and mixed fiber balers. IPS has been providing balers and conveyors to the recycling industry for ...


    By IPS Balers, Inc.

  • BHS Announces European Headquarters

    Following Bulk Handling Systems’ (BHS) January acquisition of Amersterdam- based Nihot Recycling Technology BV (Nihot), the company has announced the formation of BHS Europe to be based in Amsterdam, The Netherlands. Longtime industry veteran and Director of Development at Nihot, Cees Duijn, will take on an additional role ...


    By Bulk Handling Systems

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