Waste & Recycling Articles

  • Revisited: Why we should be recycling more nickel

    Dr Tim Johnson has revisited his nickel blog for CIWM magazine Earlier this year we released a blog that explained why we should be recycling more nickel. The blog was written by Dr Tim Johnson and proved to be very popular in the wider metallurgy community. The blog explained how important nickel can be, and how plasma technology can help recycle nickel in a sustainable way. Dr Tim Johnson has ...

  • Urban Install with Harmony and CIS

    Urban delivery and installation can be tricky.  Customer satisfaction hinges on not only providing the perfect solution for waste handling and recycling needs at a fair price, but also that it is delivered and installed on time, safely, and with minimal disruption.  It can be difficult to unload equipment in congested neighborhoods, get the machines into the operational area, and ...


    By Harmony Enterprises, Inc.

  • Hard disk shredder for higher level confidential destruction

    With the development of information technology, hard disk is the common storage medium in daily life. Hard drives are solid state drives (SSDs, new drives), mechanical drives (HDDs), hybrids (HHDs are based on new hard disks born of traditional mechanical hard drives). Hard disk shredder ensures confidential destruction is safe and secure ...


    By Harden Industries Ltd.

  • It is time to end food waste

    Food waste is a global, billion-dollar problem. The White Paper ‘It’s time to end food waste’ explores the origins, the reasons and some exciting solutions for the global food waste problem. Supercharged composters, mini-ventilators, smart lipid films are just some of the solutions to reduce the 1.3 billion tons of food that is currently wasted. Scientists and entrepreneurs ...


    By TOMRA Sorting GmbH.

  • Weather monitoring at German Landfills - Case Study

    According to the Landfill Regulation and Federal Emission Law in Germany it is mandatory on landfills to monitor weather data such as temperature, precipitation, evaporation, wind direction and speed. This is not only good for environmental protection purposes but also for the residents nearby. In this regard two new Lufft weather stations and one Lufft wind sensor were set up recently in Hamberg ...

  • How To Make A Perfect Cardboard Bale

    Creating a consistent cardboard bale is important when sending this valuable commodity off to recyclers and managing the long term performance of your baling and recycling equipment.  Offloading product can create unnecessary stress on machinery and diminish the life expectancy and performance of your equipment over time.  There are five basic things that everyone should know in order ...


    By Harmony Enterprises, Inc.

  • Europe imagines the ‘Port of the Future’

    On October 11-13 Envirosuite’s General Manager for Europe, Chaim Kolominskas, travelled to Amsterdam to present to the 2017 GreenPort Congress as part of a session on the Port of the Future. The GreenPort Congress is the largest conference focussed on balancing operational efficiency and environmental sustainability at ports. ...


    By Envirosuite

  • Anaerobic Digestion Reduces Microplastics in Sludge

    Anaerobic digestion can help remove microplastics — a large cause of water pollution — during the sewage treatment process Microplastics, or tiny fragments of plastic, include microbeads, the plastic pellets present in thousands of household and personal care products, including toothpaste, cosmetics, and beauty scrubs. They also include fragments from the breakdown of anything in our ...


    By Fluence Corporation

  • Mining Waste, more than just camp waste - Case Study

    Mineral extraction adopts the very latest technology and operational methods and the waste aspect is a high agenda item that Inciner8 solves within mining compounds. Uncluttered, efficient operations with active heavy plant and machinery demand that waste solutions are present to clear, clean and deliver a consistent solution in many 24x7x365 mining operations. The onsite waste build-up ...


    By Inciner8 Limited

  • Hazardous Waste - HIV - Case Study

    Fast, effective and reliable solutions are vital to manage and prevent the spread of highly infectious diseases in your country or region. A compact and modular product, with advanced technical engineering, manageable costs and ease of operation are essential benefits Inciner8 delivers. Incineration ensures a total solution, easy to manage and consistently high ...


    By Inciner8 Limited

  • Reduce Fouling Related Costs And Maximize Chiller Efficiency With Eqobrush

    Watco Group developed an innovative solution that will improve chiller performance, maximise chiller efficiency as well as reduce fouling related costs by eliminating fouling and scaling and translating it into significant energy savings. One of the biggest energy consumer in most facilities are chillers which can usually consume more than 50% of the electricity. An efficient water management ...


    By WATCO Group PTE LTD

  • Five steps to maintain motor of electric motor pellet mill

    Motor is the power source of electric motor pellet mill, in order to guarantee the normal operation of motor, besides normal operation according to the operating procedures and attention to normal monitoring and maintenance during operation, the owner of electric wood pellets making machine should also carry out regular ...

  • Strategically located balers reduce internal transports - Case study

    ABB Cewe-Control, a business unit within ABB, has 500 employees and a large production facility. Most components are delivered in boxes, resulting in daily accumulation of large amounts of cardboard. It is challenging and places high demands on handling used packaging material in a safe and cost effective way. Before three small dumpsters were placed indoors and a press container provided low ...


    By Orwak AB

  • Oil and grease in waste water

    Determination of oil and grease in waste water according to Standard Methods AWWA 5520 This Application Note describes the extraction and determination of oil and grease from waste water samples following Standard Methods 5520 part D (Soxhlet Extraction Method). “Oil and grease” is defined as any material recovered as a substance soluble in the solvent. Therefore, compounds ...


    By BÜCHI Labortechnik AG

  • Poland - WEEE recycling - Case Study

    Customer: AZOTAS Country: Poland Machinery: RECYCLING LINE FOR ELECTRIC AND ELECTRONIC WASTE A big Guidetti line delivered to Poland for WEEE recycling, electric and electronic waste, motherboards, small and big appliances, big whites, with production up to 1 ton/h. Indicated for WEEE recycling, it recovers metals with final ...


    By Guidetti Recycling S.r.l.

  • Thailand - Electric and electronic cables’ recycling - Case Study

    Customer: SUMITOMO ELECTRIC WIRING SYSTEMS Country: Thailand Machinery: CABLE RECYCLING LINE Guidetti compact granulator Sincro215Mill, with refiner and production up to 120 kg/h, for electric and electronic cables’ recycling. Advantages: thinner cables are conveyed to the refiner for a further reduction, ...


    By Guidetti Recycling S.r.l.

  • Hungary - Inert’s recycling - Case Study

    Customer: CE DYNAMIC KFT Country: Hungary Machinery: STONE CRUSHER MOD. CAESAR 2 Stone crusher mod. Guidetti Caesar2, for inert’s recycling, indicated to be used in small yards with lack of space. Advantages: stand-alone, it requires one operator only and allows to directly reutilize the grinded inert, thus ...


    By Guidetti Recycling S.r.l.

  • Germany - Mixed cables’ recycling - Case Study

    Customer: WESTARP Country: Germany Machinery: CABLES’ RECYCLING LINE WIREPROFESSIONAL3000 line, with production up to 1500 kg/h, for mixed cables’ recycling. Advantages: especially designed to fulfill the most divergent exigencies, it is also indicated for radiators’ recycling. High ...


    By Guidetti Recycling S.r.l.

  • Spain - Copper’ recovery from plastic, 3000 kg/h input - Case Study

    Customer: Josè Jareno Country: Spain Machinery: LINE Double Guidetti line composed by 2 refiners Turbo625/4 and 2 separators Robi151, with production up to 1200 kg/h, to totally recover all the copper present in the plastic waste after cables’ recycling processes. Indicated for all working plants of the competition ...


    By Guidetti Recycling S.r.l.

  • United States - Copper recovery (tailings processing) - Case Study

    Country: United States Machinery: Copper/plastic recycling line, multiple-separation line A big Guidetti line consisting of 4 refiners and separators with production up to 5 ton/h. It allows the recovery of all copper in tailings, coming from cables’ processing lines. Advantages: - Total copper recovery - Higher ...


    By Guidetti Recycling S.r.l.

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