Bag Opening News

  • 12th Eco Expo Asia Opens Today at AsiaWorld-Expo Features Public Day and New Startup Zone Outdoor & Tech Light Expo also Opens

    The 12th edition of Eco Expo Asia, organised by the Hong Kong Trade Development Council (HKTDC) and Messe Frankfurt (HK) Ltd, and co-organised by the Environment Bureau of the HKSAR Government, opened today at the AsiaWorld-Expo. The opening ceremony was officiated by Wong Kam-sing, GBS, JP, Secretary for the Environment of the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region (HKSAR) Government. The ...


    By Messe Frankfurt (HK) Ltd

  • Start-up of the 500th BRT HARTNER Bag Opener

    Ibbenbüren / Herten. The sorting plant of AGR-DAR in Herten processes, sorts and assembles light weight packaging material for recycling. This procedure starts with the BO Bag Opener from BRT HARTNER: the BO with integrated feed hopper is filled by wheel loader with the bags stored in the reception hall. The incorporated moving floor conveyor with a new, modified drive pushes the material to ...


    By Eggersmann GmbH

  • Light packing material - new installation for opening plastic bags

    Metso Denmark has developed a special cutting table for our well-known Metso 4000 series. It is a shredder that doesn’t shred too much but, nevertheless, does exactly the right job – in other words: it’s the perfect bag opener for the transition from the yellow bag to the new container collection.  The new bag opener has ...


  • Meet TOM, the ideal Waste Compaction System for Public Spaces

    Tomra Compaction AB, part of  the TOMRA Group, launches TOM,  the newest member of the product family. TOM, which takes up about as much space as an ordinary waste bin, can hold up to seven times more waste than the conventional bin and is perfect for compacting lightweight waste in crowded high-traffic areas like ...


    By Orwak AB

  • Bag Dumping System with Glove Box, Compactor, Conveyor

    A new Flexicon Bag Dumping System with glove box, bag compactor and flexible screw conveyor, isolates bulk material from the operator and plant environment throughout opening, dumping and compaction of bags, and the conveying of material downstream. Bags are staged on a stainless steel tabletop and then transferred through ...


    By Flexicon Corporation

  • Nano `tea bag` purifies water

    Scientists have reversed the action of the humble herbal tea bag to purify water on a small scale. Instead of infusing water with flavour, a sachet sucks up toxic contamination when fitted into the neck of a water bottle. The researchers, at Stellenbosch University, South Africa, hope communities that have no water-cleaning facilities will use it to purify dirty water. The sachets are made from ...


    By SciDev.Net

  • Sanitary bulk bag conditioner

    BETHLEHEM, PA — Flexicon Corporation has introduced a new Sanitary Bulk Bag Conditioner for loosening of bulk solid material that has solidified during storage and shipment, allowing bulk bag unloaders to discharge it through bag spouts. The stainless steel conditioner features ...


    By Flexicon Corporation

  • Ireland launches the world’s first website dedicated to Used Recycling Equipment

    Irish based company Used Recycling Machinery Ltd has just launched the world’s first website dedicated to Used Recycling Equipment, www.UsedRecyclingMachinery.com making international trading quick & simple.Used Recycling Machinery Ltd is a newly established company providing an online directory for the buying and selling of used recycling machinery ...


  • Spiroflow – the environmentally friendly choice!

    We live in a world 4.6 billion years old with a known life span of a further 5 billion years. However its current inhabitants are threatened by the exhaustion of energy reserves and pollution. That’s the bad news, but the good news is that man’s instinct for survival is pushing the sciences associated with alternative energy and waste management forward at an exciting and encouraging rate. ...


    By Spiroflow Ltd

  • Bag Splitters for MSW and Commercial Waste?

    Bag splitters were designed for processing of lightweight packaging material. Consequently, they are almost only used for recovery of such materials. Should this be all bag splitters could be used for? Since 15 years, the German BRT Recycling Technologie GmbH has been showing other interesting fields of application for this proven system. As sole manufacturer of bag splitters in the ...


  • Bag Splitters for MSW and Commercial Waste?

    Bag splitters were designed for processing of lightweight packaging material. Consequently, they are almost only used for recovery of such materials. Should this be all bag splitters could be used for? Since 15 years, the German BRT Recycling Technologie GmbH has been showing other interesting fields of application for this proven system.   As sole manufacturer of bag splitters in the ...


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