Glass Recycling Articles

  • Our Objective: Develop a MRF Glass Recovery Plant - Case Study

    To develop a MRF glass recovery plant which improves the quality of MRF glass to a great enough extent that it can re-enter the recycling loop; thus making it clean enough for re-melt. ...


    By Aquavitrum Ltd

  • Harmony Europe Is More Than Equipment

    More Than Equipment Harmony Europe, located in Toulouse, France, has been the subsidiary office of Harmony Enterprises for the past ten years.  Although they are a direct extension of Harmony Enterprises, Harmony Europe is responsible for a wide range of business outside of the continental United States.  This office has done an incredible job with equipment sales, service, and special ...


    By Harmony Enterprises, Inc.

  • What are the problems facing London due to waste disposal?

    This summer, Sadiq Khan, the Mayor of London, published a draft London Environment Strategy for public consultation. The strategy outlines his plans to tackle the London waste disposal concerns. When it comes to London waste disposal, Khan’s ambition is that: “by ...

  • Sepacore for the Separation of Plant Extracts - Case Study

    Customer: University of Basel, Switzerland The Division of Pharmaceutical Biology at the University of Basel in Switzerland is a center of excellence for natural product and medicinal plant research. It belongs to the Departement of Pharmaceutical Sciences, a leading research and teaching center in drug discovery & development, drug therapy and drug safety. Research groups ...


    By BÜCHI Labortechnik AG

  • Meny gets maximum uptime and reporting insights - Case Study

    Sandefjord, NORWAY: Two stores in the Meny supermarket chain in Norway have become the first locations worldwide to implement TOMRA’s new reverse vending notification and guidance app, Notify+Assist. The app gives owners of reverse vending machines (RVMs) greater control and insight into recycling activities at their site. Installed reverse vending system TOMRA ...


    By TOMRA Sorting GmbH.

  • Naval Reactors Facility - Idaho Falls, ID - Government Buildings - Case Study

    Program Requirement The United States Navy needed a permanent administrative office that was cost-effective, energy efficient and would remain maintenance free for years to come. Design Solution Through an industry leading design/build process, Satellite Shelters created a solution that accommodate the large engineering and administrative staff. Innovative ...


    By Satellite Shelters, Inc.

  • AMETEK Land `Glass International` - Land Thermal Imager for Accurate Furnace Temperature Reading

    Mark Bennett, Glass Industry Lead at AMETEK Land, looks at how  ...


    By AMETEK Land

  • How waste and recycling are separated at the French Open - Case Study

    Once again, the French Open (Roland-Garros) is setting new standards in sustainability and recycling! Over the past few years, the French Tennis Federation and Roland Garros have aimed to increase awareness of recycling and ...


    By Harmony Enterprises, Inc.

  • World’s busiest airport opens new terminal - Case Study

    Four years in the making and twice the size as originally planned, the world’s busiest airport, Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International, opened its new terminal on May 16, 2012. The new terminal, titled Maynard H. Jackson Jr. International, is dedicated for international travelers and is expected to reduce the demand on existing airport ...


    By Harmony Enterprises, Inc.

  • TOMRA Sorting launches new technology at RWM 2017 (stand 4l20-m21)

    Global sensor-based sorting specialist, TOMRA Sorting Recycling, will demonstrate the latest additions to its range of technologies available for the UK market  at RWM in September this year. Coinciding with its 10th anniversary in the UK, TOMRA will launch its new AUTOSORT LASER  for glass and introduce laser-induced breakdown spectroscopy (LIBS) and the newly updated ...


    By TOMRA Sorting GmbH.

  • Impact of surface condition and roughness on sediment formation: an experimental sewer system operated with real wastewater

    Regular sewer cleaning in North Rhine-Westphalia (Germany) generates annual costs of around 50 million Euros. This leads to the question of whether and to what extent sewer cleaning is necessary. To determine the effect of roughness, sewer surface condition and discharge, experiments with real wastewater were performed, using a sewer test track with acrylic glass tubes (DN 300) prepared with ...


    By IWA Publishing

  • Case study - Utility Ltd – Ukraine

    Customer Utility Ltd is the leading glass recycling company in Ukraine, with more than 70% of recycled glass production countrywide. The company is producing high quality glass cullet for its partners in Ukraine, Russia, Moldova and Belarus. Requirements The sorting task is to separate three main colors of cullet – flint, green and amber ...

  • Case study - UUSIOAINES Oy – Finland - Packaging glass recycling plant

    Customer Uusioaines Ltd. has specialized in the recycling of packaging and float glass since 1995 in the Forssa area. Suppliers of packaging glass in Finland are the Finnish National Alcoholic Beverage Retailing Monopoly and other waste management companies. Situation The capacity of the glass recycling plant meets the total demand for the ...

  • Glass and UV-Passing Acrylic Lens in UV Light Applications

    Glass and UV-passing acrylic lenses play an important role in ultraviolet (UV) lighting. Both are applied to control the transmission of specific wavelengths from the fixture to the target area. When used for windows, the panels offer protection from harmful UV bands. Below highlights the advantages of the materials and their applications in UV light mitigation. Glass and UV ...


    By Larson Electronics LLC

  • In the United Kingdom, increased recycling targets for plastic and glass packaging

    On 20 December 2016, the Producer Responsibility Obligations (Packaging Waste) (Amendment) Regulations 2016 (S.I. 1146) in the United Kingom will come into force. This means that companies involved in the manufacturing of raw packaging material, manufacturing of packaging, importing of packaging/packaging materials, filling of packaging and placing on the market of packaged products will be ...

  • Antifreeze Liquid for Windshields Washer

    In cold weather, car windscreen washer system requires the use of special liquids. The thing is that if you pour plain water, it will simply freeze. Ice crystals cause damage to washer system; besides, water will form frozen drops and stains on the glass, which will significantly worsen visibility for the driver. When should one use non-freezing liquid? In such conditions non-freezing liquid for ...

  • Glass crusher for FOOD & BEVERAGES recycling

    Cogelme Glass Crusher in a very efficient manner destroys defected or expired wine, beer and other beverages glass bottles, as well as jars with food inside and helps to obtain pure glass and pure organic materials. Multiple benefits delivered to the food recyclers: The glass containers can be crushed to adjustable sizes, in base of the needs. Cogelme ...


    By Cogelme S.r.l.

  • Let's Raise a Glass, to Glass

    Adrian Convery, Business Development Manager, from waste management specialists, CDEnviro looks at the importance of glass in our everyday lives and the part it plays in our developing circular economy. Whether it is Cinderella’s slipper, our windows on the world, or the vessel for raising a toast, glass is ingrained in every part of our culture ...


    By CDEnviro

  • Help wanted: good recyclers!

    Your help is wanted (and needed)! Recycling creates new businesses that haul, process, and broker recovered materials, as well as companies that manufacture and distribute products made with these recycled materials. You can help create these jobs by making sure you’re recycling consistently and correctly. Here are some best recycling practices to be a good recycler: 1. Capture all ...


    By Eco Partners, Inc.

  • The Benefits of Anti-Reflective Glasses

    Anti-reflective coating is also known as AR coating or anti-glare coating. The coating improves vision, reduces eye strain and makes the lenses appear invisible. These benefits are due to the ability of anti-reflective coating to virtually eliminate reflections from the front and back surfaces of your eyeglass lenses. With reflections gone, more light passes through your lenses to optimize vision ...

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