wood recycling News

  • Non-ferrous separator for recycled wood

    The recently initiated project cooperation between Goudsmit Magnetic Systems B.V. in Waalre and Van Bemmel Machine Import B.V. in IJsselstein with Hector van Moer in Melsele/Beveren in Belgium, ensures that all non-ferrous metals located in the wood chips are completely removed from the processed B-wood fraction. It involves mainly shredded aluminium components but also non-ferrous metals such as ...

  • GBP 750k wood recycling plant opens in England

    A wood recycling consultant from Manchester has opened a GBP 750,000 chipping facility in West Yorkshire off the back of his best-selling autobiography. Stuart Howarth, who was catapulted to fame this summer through his book 'Please daddy, no', has opened a 4 acre site in Kinsley near Pontefract.Howarth Environmental has already started processing 15,000 tonnes of waste wood in West ...


    By Howarth Environmental Ltd

  • Dust defeated at wood recycling plant as Landia’s choppers pump recycled rainwater

    Tough MPTK Chopper Pumps made by Landia are playing a key role in the success of R. Plevin & Sons’ waste wood recycling business at Retford in Nottinghamshire. Recycled rainwater from R. Plevin & Sons’ holding reservoir (capacity 1.5 million litres), is pumped by the Landia MPTKs to water cannons, which damp down wood stored on a two and a half acre concrete pad. This process ...


    By Landia

  • Half of wood recyclers will not be able to accept treated wood under new exemption regs

    Up to half of wood recyclers in England will no longer be able accept wood treated with paint, preservatives or containing materials other than pure wood under new exemption regulations. Exempted wood recycling sites which currently take this material will be breaching their exemption under these new rules developed by the Environment Agency and will have to apply for permits instead. Due to come ...

  • Shredding technology presents new opportunities for wood recycling and biomass sector

    A new electric-drive shredder designed and engineered by Austrian headquartered UNTHA, is set to increase capacity, profitability and safety levels in the pioneering wood recycling and biomass market. And, unusually for this sector, the ground-breaking technology is now available as either a static or ...


    By UNTHA Shredding Technology

  • New Yorkers recycle Christmas trees into wood chip mulch

    New York Mayor Michael Bloomberg and Department of Parks and Recreation Commissioner Adrian Benepe today fed branches from the giant Christmas tree at Rockefeller Center into a chipper, converting them to mulch. The officials crafted the occasion to announce the 12th annual MulchFest, a citywide event where New Yorkers can recycle their Christmas trees by converting them into wood chips. This ...

  • 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 ...

  • Increasingly stricter quality requirements for suppliers - non-ferrous separator for recycled wood

    The recently initiated project cooperation between Goudsmit Magnetic Systems B.V. in Waalre and Van Bemmel Machine Import B.V. in IJsselstein with Hector van Moer in Melsele/Beveren in Belgium, ensures that all non-ferrous metals located in the wood chips are completely removed from the processed B-wood fraction.  It involves mainly shredded aluminium components but also non-ferrous metals ...


    By Goudsmit Magnetic Systems BV

  • Breyer Group signs wood recycling deal with social enterprise NCWRP

    Brighton-based social enterprise, the National Community Wood Recycling Project (NCWRP) has finalised a deal with construction firm, the Breyer Group, which is set to give “real boost to the community wood recycling sector”. The deal guarantees the Breyer Group a fixed price for wood collections from any of their construction sites that are within the collection area of an NCWRP member project. ...

  • Steinert GmbH: Premiere at Ligna High-efficiency scrap wood recycling ISS — new process separates scrap wood and stainless steel

    Cologne - At the Ligna trade fair (Stand F03, outdoors), Steinert GmbH will be exhibiting machines that provide efficient metals separation and sorting for scrap wood. “As a technological leader, we have the know-how required to ensure very thorough separation of different materials. For the chipboard and pellet industry, this is a crucial criterion when it comes to decision-making,” says ...

  • SITA UK installs Eriez Magnetics ecs in its new wood recycling plants

    Eriez Magnetics, the leading authority in magnetic separation based in Caerphilly, South Wales has installed a magnetic separation system for the removal of non-ferrous materials at SITA UK's new wood recycling plants in Preston, Ashington and Perth. SITA UK is the only major recycling and resource management company to offer a UK wide collection service for waste wood. Its specialist wood ...

  • Waste wood – the untapped resource for Biomass Fuel

    The huge potential of reusing waste wood as fuel is being wasted, Environment Minister Joan Ruddock has warned. The significant carbon and energy benefits of recovering energy from waste wood are detailed in a new information report on the sector that surveys the activities of producers, aggregators and users of waste wood. Recycling and energy markets for clean, virgin wood have been growing in ...

  • SFU power project to convert wood waste to energy

    A new neighborhood energy utility on Burnaby Mountain will supply enough heat for the entire Simon Fraser University campus and future homes in the acclaimed UniverCity residential development. SFU is partnering with SFU Community Trust, Corix Utilities, and BC Hydro on the community-based sustainable district energy system. The project involves a high-efficiency heating plant using biomass - ...


    By GLOBE Foundation

  • Worker loses foot in wood processing plant

    The owner of wood processing firm AW Jenkinson has been fined £20,000 after a worker’s foot was cut off just two weeks into his new job. The 24-year-old was working at the plant in Penrith when he lost his balance while using a chainsaw to deal with a stuck log on the conveyor belt of a wood chipping machine. His right foot became caught in the revolving blades at the bottom ...

  • Defra decide against landfill restrictions on wood waste

    Back in September last year, the Government issued a consultation on restricting the disposal of wood waste to landfill. Potential landfill restrictions of certain biodegradable waste types was one of the main recommendations of their Waste Review published in 2011, but it appears that the potential cost to industry ...

  • Wood waste prices could rise as supply declines, says WRAP`s wood waste report

    Wood waste in the UK may be in decline, while demand is set to rise leading to price rises and wood shortages, according to a study by the Waste and Resources Action Programme. WRAP’s report Wood Waste Market in the UK has estimated that the quantity of wood waste arising in the UK in 2008 was between 4.5 and 4.6 million tonnes, which is significantly lower than previous predictions. ...

  • Tyre Recycling Equipment

    Ecosystem Ltd are pleased to announce that they have been appointed sole agents for the Komei (Italy) range of tyre recycling equipment for the UK. Komei make some of the world’s finest granulation equipment for wood, plastic and rubber. Their heavy weight 16500kg KG-1R granulator is designed specifically for shredding used tyres. It is fitted with a heat exchanger to keep the rotor and ...


    By Evashred F.V. Evans & Sons

  • 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 ...


  • Cable recycling from Cogelme

    Magnetic & Eddy Current separators manufacture today announce an expansion of it’s separators line and presents a complete separation system also for cables, wires and computer boards recycling.The cables separation system recover pure copper, aluminium or other valuable metals granules from plastics, rubber and paper. Compact and comfortable design combines granulation, aspiration and ...

  • Recycling roofs to roads

    Recycling asphalt shingles known as RAS into road base has over a decade worth of history in the Eastern States. Although not a new process, in Western Canada it"s taken a little longer to "lift off" so to speak.    Kelowna-based Gemaco Sales Ltd, which operates the only licensed facility dedicated to asphalt shingle recycling in Metro Vancouver at its Recycle Asphalt Shingle (RAS) ...


    By GLOBE Foundation

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