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  • 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 ...

  • Magnets for waste processing, construction and demolition sorting lines

    Goudsmit Magnetics recently constructed a new electromagnetic overbelt magnet for Langezaal BV of Haaksbergen. This is intended for optimization of the ferrous metal separation on an existing rubble crusher. Overbelt magnets of this type find their use in applications such as waste processing, construction and demolition sorting lines and separation of undesired ferrous particles from the ...


    By Goudsmit Magnetic Systems BV

  • Mixed Waste sorting takes off with TITECH

    Following their success at a revolutionary MRF in Cyprus where recyclables were first sorted commercially from black bag waste, TITECH has continued to make strides in mixed waste sensor based sorting technology. Projects have followed in Eastern Europe, the USA, Spain and the UK, in an area that has become the fastest growing sector of the company. As Jonathan Clarke, UK Managing Director, says: ...


    By TOMRA Sorting (TITECH)

  • 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 (TITECH)

  • Greeks install waste sorting machines in Cyprus

    The Greek waste management company Helector has installed 12 automated waste sorting machines from industry leader TITECH at its new plant in Larnaca in Cyprus. The plant, which is believed to be the most modern municipal solid waste (MSW) plant in the world, was constructed by German plant manufacturer Eggersmann. Because of TITECH’s sensor-based sorting systems the plant is able to sort ...


    By TOMRA Sorting (TITECH)

  • The Masters ‘Sort Out’ BMW

    Master Magnets Ltd custom built and designed a swarf separator for one of the world’s largest car manufacturers. BMW had the problem of obtaining clean aluminium from left over swarf at their engine manufacturing plant at Castle Bromwich in the Midlands BMW. BMW had the problem of obtaining clean aluminium from left over swarf at their engine manufacturing plant at Castle Bromwich in the ...


    By Master Magnets Ltd

  • 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 ...

  • TOMRA Sorting showcases metal sorting systems at CMRA Annual Convention, China

    With China’s need for ultra-efficient metal waste sorting growing rapidly, TOMRA Sorting exhibited its latest automated sorting systems at the China Nonferrous Metals Industry Association (CMRA) Annual Convention. Held in Guangzhou from November 7-9, the convention is the country’s leading expo for the conservation and re-use of metals. TOMRA Sorting showcased its latest ...


    By TOMRA Sorting (TITECH)

  • Improved sorting strategies needed in recycled wood waste, say EU researchers

    Waste management has in the past decade become a profitable business opportunity, but existing waste regulations do not provide strong enough incentives for better pollution control. According to new research, regulations designed to encourage high rates of recycling may also lead to increased pollution levels because material is not sorted correctly.  The supply chain in the recycled wood waste ...

  • 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. ...

  • 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 ...


  • 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 ...

  • TOMRA Sorting’s expertise in C&I waste recognised with multiple contract wins

    Sensor-based sorting equipment provider, TOMRA Sorting, has further increased its market share of the UK’s commercial and industrial (C&I) recycling sector following a host of new contract wins. The company has recently been selected as the technology provider of choice for six of the UK’s most advanced C&I MRFs, which are set to process a combined total of over half a million ...


    By TOMRA Sorting (TITECH)

  • Sorting plastics: a new device for the recycling industry

    There is a clear need to increase the amount of plastic that is recycled to conserve and recover resources and energy and to relieve pressure on landfill sites. However, recycling plastic waste is problematic as there are many types of plastics: each type has different physical and chemical properties. A recent study has assessed the effectiveness of a new separating technology which sorts ...

  • TOMRA Sorting Solutions opens Moscow Office

    TOMRA Sorting Solutions has further expanded its international presence by creating a subsidiary company in the Commonwealth of Independent States (CIS) and establishing a Moscow office. A leader in sensor-based sorting systems, the company staged the official opening of its newest location to coincide with WasteTech 2015. Held in the Russian capital May 26 – 28, WasteTech is a leading ...


    By TOMRA Sorting (TITECH)

  • TOMRA Sorting Recycling launches revolutionary AUTOSORT FLAKE

    TOMRA Sorting Recycling revealed their new AUTOSORT FLAKE featuring simultaneous triple-sorting capability under www.upgrade-your-flake.com on 7 December 2015. The product launch was originally planned to take place at the Plastics Recycling Show (PRS) in Brussels, on 25 & 26 November 2015 and was transformed into a digital campaign ...


    By TOMRA Sorting (TITECH)

  • 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 (TITECH)

  • 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 (TITECH)

  • TOMRA Sorting’s expertise in metal sorting grows with opening of Alumetal’s new Polish plant

    One of Europe’s largest aluminium casting alloy producers has opened a new plant in NowaSól, Poland, containing three state-of-the-art TITECH sorting machines. Alumental SA’s new plant produces high grade aluminium scrap, for re-smelting and supply to the automotive industry, which is then made into eco-efficient, high-end products. The plant, which opened in June, contains ...


    By TOMRA Sorting (TITECH)

  • 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: ...

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