Can Recycling News

  • Space-saving cardboard box disposal

    Light, easy to use and, most importantly, fully recyclable – cardboard boxes are becoming increasingly popular as packaging material The members of the Corrugated Cardboard Industry Association (Verband der Wellpappen-Industrie) alone sold around 1.9 billion square meters in the first quarter of 2017. However, recycling used cardboard boxes can be problematic, not least because the folded ...

  • Consumers and commercial demand driving carpet recycling

    Energy generation, equestrian surface materials and even the power of social media raising consumer awareness are all helping to drive growth in the reuse and recycling of waste carpet. Commercial sector demand for sustainability is another factor in future growth of tackling the 400,000 tonnes of waste carpet arising in the UK each year, delegates at the ninth Carpet Recycling UK 2017 Annual ...

  • RecoCard scheme successfully recycles 1 million PVC gift cards

    One million old PVC store gift cards have been successfully recycled in a pioneering trial, providing material for use in new products, such as pipes, and saving 10 tonnes of plastic from being landfilled. Managed by resource recovery specialist Axion Consulting and the British Plastics Federation (BPF), the RecoCard project ...

  • TOMRA showcases new opportunities for quartz and gold processes at AIMEX 2017

    TOMRA Sorting Mining, a leading sensor-based sorting systems manufacturer, introduces its innovative multi-channel laser sorting technology at AIMEX, the international Asia-Pacific Exhibition, in Sydney, Australia, from 29-31 August, 2017. The new laser sorting technology will enable quartz and gold processes to achieve higher recovery, better quality and more consistent sorting of quartz ...


    By TOMRA Sorting GmbH.

  • PPMA Show to host first-look at new plastic and packaging shredder

    UNTHA UK is set to unveil its new packaging, pallet and plastics shredder, at the PPMA Show this September. The three day event at the NEC will provide visitors with a UK first-look at the manufacturer’s latest engineering innovation – the QR series. The high ...


    By UNTHA UK LTD

  • Shredding solutions and modifications in new test environment

    Each recycling and disposal process is different: other material properties, different specifications for output and final size of material, different demands on the purity. Standard technology can hardly cover the width of requirements. One of the world’s leading recycling experts, Erdwich Zerkleinerungssysteme GmbH, adapts each of its plants individually – and if necessary develops ...

  • Hello Italy!

    There we will be visiting, not Romeo and Juliet, but METEF – the trade show for customer specific technology for the aluminum, cast components and innovative metal industries. So we´re packing out luggage and taking with us: • a single shaft shredder ...

  • Eriez Europe releases new corporate video

    The European Headquarters of the global company designs and manufactures industry-leading magnetic separation, metal detection, vibratory and fluid filtration equipment and was upgraded to the ISO 9001:2015 quality standard in November last year. Boasting 5,000sqm of manufacturing space, the fully-equipped facility includes 45 tonne lifting capacity, shot blasting unit, two paint booths, CNC ...


    By Eriez Manufacturing Co.

  • New hard drive shredder ensures recycling process is safe and secure

    Safe & Secure Logistics has boosted the capacity of its WEEE recycling service to pave the way for further growth. The Slough-headquartered firm has invested in a new hard drive shredder which will enable the confidential destruction team to comfortably – and compliantly – process over 3,000 hard drives per week. The UNTHA RS40 shredder has just been delivered to SAS ...


    By UNTHA UK LTD

  • Tomra´s new Multi-Channel Laser Sorting Solution is unlocking previously untapped opportunities for quartz processes

    In recent years, sensor-based ore sorting has gradually become established, and is now widely used across the mining industry. In a huge quantum leap forward, TOMRA Sorting Mining is now introducing a new multi-channel laser sorting machine which is destined to set entirely new standards within the industry. Minerals which could not be differentiated with existing technologies, such as ...


    By TOMRA Sorting GmbH.

  • H2O in refinery CCR unit recycle streams

    On-line monitoring of the H2O concentration in the hydrogen recycle streams of continuous catalytic reformer (CCR) units enables refineries to control the chloride level required for optimum catalyst activity, and avoid excess levels of H2O that strip chloride from catalyst surfaces and forms HCl. This HCl can be transported to other downstream catalytic processes in the net hydrogen ...


    By SpectraSensors, Inc.

  • APR Announces Pharmacy Stock Bottle Recycling Resources

    The Association of Plastic Recyclers (APR), the leading international trade association representing the plastics recycling industry, recently developed resources for pharmacies to recycle stock bottles.  In support of APR’s primary goals to increase the supply and enhance the quality of recycled plastics, pharmacy stock bottles have been identified as a highly marketable, quality ...

  • Two-shaft shredders put to sea

    It would be best for our latest four two shaft shredders if they do not suffer from sea-sickness, otherwise acclimatization to life on a large pipeline ship could be a long process. On board they will be used for volume reduction of steel swarf. On board a ship volume reduction is particularly important because of the limited space available. In addition, this ...

  • UNTHA XR waste shredder hits one million operational hours

    Austrian-headquartered shredding specialist UNTHA has just dispatched its 150th waste shredder. The XR mobil-e is heading to France where, when commissioned, it will process 25 tonnes per hour of C&I waste down to 80mm particle size. But this machine had a particularly special ‘send-off’ when it left UNTHA’s manufacturing plant in Salzburg. From its ...


    By UNTHA Shredding Technology

  • Designed to Perform: Metso’s M&J FineShred Series New sharp members of the Metso family

    The RDF Production Specialist The M&J FineShred series consists of one-shaft shredders ideal for all recycling purposes. The shredder handles a wide range of different materials in bales, rolls, bricks or loose – and is highly suitable for RDF production, delivering a throughput of up to 17 tons per hour. Designed to ...


    By eFACTOR3 LLC

  • Fast Aluminum Sorting with Handheld X-ray

    Introducing the Turbocharged X-300 and the SciAps Aluminum App The X-300 is now available with a “turbocharged” option and an optimized aluminum alloy sorting app. SciAps’ latest X-ray tube technology operates at a beam current of 500 uA in the low voltage setting. Other brand’s are limited to 100 uA – 200 uA. The highly energized ...


    By SciAps, Inc.

  • The Recycling Technik in Dortmund is starting tomorrow

    “For the fourth time, international and national providers of recycling solutions will come together with decision makers. The trade show’s main focus is all about machinery and technical components for recycling and environmentally responsible disposal: from balers and shredding machines, sorting systems and crushers, to sieving and separating machines, through to conveyor systems ...

  • UNTHA reveals third generation waste shredder

    The UNTHA XR was first brought to market as a robust pre-shredder that could effectively process a myriad of municipal, commercial and industrial wastes in readiness for the alternative fuel production market. But committed to strengthening the profitability of clients’ operations – not just their functional capabilities – the Austrian-headquartered team continued to ...

  • Polaris single-shaft shredder from Lindner optimizes the one-step processing of RDF

    he Polaris 2200 and 2800 are two new single-shaft shredders from Lindner that have been optimized for the cost-efficient, single-step shredding of untreated household refuse as well as industrial and commercial waste. A typical application area is the processing of refuse-derived fuel (RDF) that is used instead of fossil fuels in calciners of cement factories or in thermal power plants. Because ...


    By Lindner-Recyclingtech GmbH

  • The Lindner universal shredder securely destroys top-secret data

    Since the end of 2014 the REISSWOLF Akten- und Datenvernichtung GmbH in Frankfurt, Germany has been the proud owner of a single shaft universal shredder, the Micromat 2000 by Lindner Recyclingtech. Documents and storage devices bearing strictly confidential information are destroyed using the highest safety standards available. The high throughput and highly reliable process stability of the ...


    By Lindner-Recyclingtech GmbH

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