Materials Recycling Articles

  • Developments in the paper recycling industry

    The purpose of paper recycling is to produce high quality recycled paper, responding to the high-quality specifications required by paper consumers either from the graphic, hygiene or packaging sectors. In consequence, any collection scheme shall be designed in a way to provide grades of paper for recycling adapted to the requirements of a high value ...

  • 3 UK waste recycling facts

    Latest 2016 Waste Recycling DEFRA Data The UK’s largest recycling exhibition, RWM, takes place on the 12th and 13th September 2018 (NEC, Birmingham, UK).  Leading up to the show, we wanted to review three key facts from the latest ...


    By Master Magnets Ltd

  • 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

  • Use of Hydraulic pulverizers

    Hydraulic crusher, Silent type and other buildings demolition operationsCrusher clamp installed in the excavator, from the excavator, hydraulic  ...


    By lydite trading company

  • The Dangers Of Buying Used Equipment Online

    With all of the used waste handling and recycling websites available to consumers today, it is no wonder that businesses are buying more used equipment online than ever before.  While shopping on Craigslist, Ebay, and other liquidation auction sites might seem like a good way to save money, be careful of the dangers that come with buying non-certified pre-owned balers or compactors. What ...


    By Harmony Enterprises, Inc.

  • Hydraulic crusher-Silent type and other buildings demolition

    Hydraulic crusher, Silent type and other buildings demolition operationsCrusher clamp installed in the excavator, from the excavator, hydraulic crusher jaw plate and fixed jaw fixed to achieve  ...

  • Going the Extra Mile in Quality Control

    More Than Just A Buzzword Quality control is a big buzzword in manufacturing.  The Google definition of quality control is “a system of maintaining standards in manufactured products by testing a sample of the output against the specification.” ...


    By Harmony Enterprises, Inc.

  • Case Study - Mop Water Recycling

    SCOPE: This Florida manufacturer of gears and transmission components generates 70 – 100 gallons per day of wastewater from their floor scrubber and mop buckets.  The wastewater contains metal chips, dirt, coolant and oil from cleaning the plant floors, so the material is too contaminated to responsibly discharge it to the ...


    By Separation Dynamics

  • Harmony Features Core Values In New Video

    Core values and mission statements have been buzzwords in business for a long time.  But, are they really essential for a company to have success?  The answer is a resounding YES! Clearly defined Core Values, centered around the “why” a company is in business, have a positive impact on company vision, culture, business strategy, and customer satisfaction.  Research ...


    By Harmony Enterprises, Inc.

  • Ten Reasons Why You Need Advantage

    Harmony Enterprises’ Advantage! Customer Service Software Is Changing The Way Businesses Manage Repair & Service Even in the age of IoT technology and CRM software, many business owners struggle with service claims on their waste handling and recycling equipment.  This is especially true if the business involves more than one baler or compactor in different locations. ...


    By Harmony Enterprises, Inc.

  • Sludge dewatering in Circular Economy

    The change of mentality to a circular economy has revealed the importance of reusing and energy recovery from sludge as secondary raw material Circular economy and re-use of waste materials ...


    By Toro Equipment S.L.

  • BioCycle World - February

    Economic, Climate Impacts Of Wasted Produce Researchers at Karlstad University in Karlstad, Sweden collected primary data on fresh fruit and vegetable (FFV) waste through direct measurements in three large retail stores in Sweden (55,000 sq.ft. to 75,000 sq.ft. in floor area) to conduct an analysis from the perspectives of wasted mass, economic cost and climate impact. A method of measuring ...


    By BioCycle Magazine

  • New drinking water scheme to cut plastic bottle use by millions

    Retailers, coffee shops, businesses and local authorities in every major city and town across England will offer free refill stations for people to top-up their water bottles by 2021. ...

  • Harmony Offers Needs Assessments For Medical Facilities Nationwide

    Medical facilities and nursing homes face unique challenges when it comes to managing their waste and recycling.  Medical facilities produce a variety of waste types, often in large volumes.  The physical size of buildings and intricate floor plans add to the complexity of efficient mitigation of this waste.  Managers need efficient ways to deal with the excess waste that is ...


    By Harmony Enterprises, Inc.

  • Harmony’s Proven Process

    Many companies have a proven process that outlines their product development, testing, manufacturing, and quality control measures.  Some even go as far as to have these processes put under intense scrutiny by outside agencies.  Even with these processes documented and evaluated, very few are able to conform to high international standards like those set forth by ISO. What about the ...


    By Harmony Enterprises, Inc.

  • What a year – 2017 highlights and a look at what’s next!

    As 2017 draws to a close, UNTHA UK’s managing director Marcus Brew reflects on another massive year for the company before offering a sneaky peek into what’s coming up in the 12 months ahead… “12 months is a long time in any business, let alone one changing as quickly as ours. So, I hope all of our clients, partners and suppliers can look back fondly on 2017, proud of ...


    By UNTHA UK LTD

  • Recycling Myths Busted

    Like most industries, the recycling industry is not immune to popular myths that have perpetuated over time.  While not all are harmful, recycling myths become exaggerated and create false perceptions that can lead to bad business decisions or negative environmental impacts.  It is important to know the truth about waste handling and recycling processes and equipment so that we can all ...


    By Harmony Enterprises, Inc.

  • 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.

  • The case for increasing circular economy systems grows as resources dwindle

    New research from Yale University encourages discussions on how to implement circular economy systems on a larger scale Researchers at Yale University in New Haven, Connecticut, believe that circular economy systems are essential to our long-term survival on a planet with limited resources. While some large companies, including Google, Dell, Philips, and Unilever, and a few ...


    By Fluence Corporation

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