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    Turn your recycling into awards at IKEA Edinburgh Did you know? Making a can from recycled materials instead of new saves enough energy to power a television for three hours. Recycled plastic bottles can also be turned into all sorts of new things, from park benches to fleece jackets! Any can, plastic bottle or glass bottle bought in our store can now be recycled ...


    By Reverse Vending

  • TOMRA and Cleanaway partnership appointed as network operator for New South Wales container deposit scheme

    Global sensor-based solutions provider TOMRA, and Australian waste management company Cleanaway, have been appointed as the network operator for a new container deposit scheme in New South Wales (NSW), Australia. NSW environment minister Gabrielle Upton announced the new scheme, which will see approximately 800 reverse vending machines installed across the state, contributing to its litter ...


    By TOMRA Sorting GmbH.

  • TITECH Group rebrands as TOMRA Sorting Solutions

    TITECH Group, a global leader in sensor-based sorting, has rebranded as TOMRA Sorting Solutions. TOMRA Sorting Solutions unites three leading sensor-based sorting and processing technology brands: recycling specialists TITECH, mining specialists CommodasUltrasort, and specialists in ...


    By TOMRA Sorting GmbH.

  • TOMRA Sorting Solutions and Prologis Open New Production and Distribution Facility in Bratislava, Slovakia

    TOMRA Sorting Solutions and Prologis, Inc., the global leader in industrial real estate, celebrated the grand opening of a 12,600 square metre, BREEAM-certified, build-to-suit facility in Slovakia that is fully customized to accommodate TOMRA’s production and distribution requirements. The grand opening at Prologis Park Bratislava, was marked by an official ribbon-cutting ceremony ...


    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.

  • TOMRA celebrates its 45th anniversary following record revenue year

    Since its founding on April 1, 1972, TOMRA has progressed from being a pioneer in automated recycling technology to a company today offering a diverse range of sensor-based solutions that are helping to lead a cross-industry revolution toward resource sustainability.  ...


    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

  • 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 France celebrates 10 years of recycling solutions for the French market at Pollutec

    On the occasion of its 10th anniversary, TOMRA France will present its latest innovations in automation solutions for optimizing recycling performance at the Pollutec Show, from November 29 to December 2, 2016 at Lyon Eurexpo. TOMRA Sorting Recycling will feature proven solutions for sorting black polymers and black objects from packaging. Recycling targets set by the EU have become ...


    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 ...


  • How TOMRA is helping to develop the Circular Economy

    TOMRA is very much looking forward to attending the PRS Plastics Recycling Show Europe, a Pan-European exhibition and conference for plastics recycling professionals. This key industry event, which has received strong support from the plastics recycling sector, will take place at RAI Amsterdam in The Netherlands on 29-30 March, 2017. ...


    By TOMRA Sorting GmbH.

  • TOMRA: Successful Bid for Network Operator Role in the New South Wales Container Deposit Scheme

    The New South Wales (NSW) Environment Minister Gabrielle Upton has today, 29.07.2017, announced that TOMRA’s joint venture with Cleanaway (“TOMRA-Cleanaway”) has been appointed as the Network Operator for the State’s Container Deposit Scheme starting in December 2017. The Container Deposit Scheme will be a vital contribution to NSW’s litter volume reduction target of ...


    By TOMRA Sorting GmbH.

  • UK firm exports a complete recycling plant to China

    The UK company, Master Magnets Ltd, have recently designed, manufactured and delivered an Eddy Current Separator plant complete with a vibratory feeder and drum magnet to a major steel recycler in China. Ghangzhou Asia Steel Ltd are one of the main steel recyclers in China, based in the region of Whampoa. They have had great success in the metal recycling market, and a few years ago they ...


    By Master Magnets Ltd

  • 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 ...

  • Microbes chow down on latest fuel-cell tech

    Original story at MIT News ou can quickly run out of fingers and toes counting the many ways we waste energy. Take our sewage systems, for example: The energetic content of wastewater is about 10 times the amount of energy it takes to process it. In the U.S., we spend 3 percent of our energy on processing ...

  • Europe must act as ICAO plumbs new lows

    The International Civil Aviation Organisation (ICAO), at its 38th Assembly that ended today, failed to act decisively to reduce international aviation’s huge impact on the climate. It has instead voted to try and weaken Europe’s efforts to combat emissions from aviation – the EU Emissions Trading System (ETS). In a move that does more to spite the EU than to fight climate ...

  • “Let’s talk plasma” with Dr Tim Johnson

    Usually when I attend a conference on behalf of Tetronics I am about the average age of the other delegates. Not this time. Suddenly, I am old enough to be the father of most of the other people here, because this is a university-based conference hosted by the University of Liverpool. Yes, this is the snappily-titled International Workshop on Plasmas for Energy and Environmental Applications, or ...

  • Chemical regulation overhaul bill faces opposition in Senate

    A bipartisan bill that would update regulation of harmful chemicals for the first time in nearly 40 years is drawing opposition from some Democrats and environmental groups, who charged on Wednesday that the measure is a step backward in protecting health and the environment. The bill is proposed by Sens. David Vitter, R-La., and Tom Udall, D-N.M., who call it a commonsense update to a 1976 law ...


    By Associated Press

  • Earning Public Support for Resource Development

    “Canada’s current ad hoc approach to building public support (a.k.a. social licence) for resource development is inadequate to the challenges ahead of us. A more systematic approach is required before stakeholders can hope to begin reversing current trends.” So concludes an insightful report released recently by the Canada West Foundation, a think tank concerned with policies ...


    By GLOBE Foundation

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