Refrigerator Recycling News

  • Metal specialist boosts refrigerator recycling capabilities with UNTHA shredder

    Metal recycling specialist Light Bros. has boosted its ability to handle refrigerators – one of the UK’s most complex household WEEE applications – with the help of a new UNTHA shredder. The Sussex-based firm is no stranger to the world of scrap, having recycled cars, metals, plastics, electronics and other difficult waste streams for nearly 50 years. But as the business ...


    By UNTHA UK LTD

  • HVAC Systems and COVID-19

    Discussions on HVAC systems and maintenance best practices have become prominent amid the COVID-19 pandemic. With this development comes the recognition that buildings can no longer neglect their HVAC systems, particularly as it relates to adhering to maintenance best practices and enhancing maintenance programs. While there are other control methods, such as social distancing and increasing ...


    By TrakRef, LLC

  • Forrec in Ierc Salzburg 2020

    Last January, Forrec took part in Ierc Salzburg, the Austrian conference for electric and electronic waste (WEEE), where important speakers from all over Europe use to meet every year. The event focuses on the management and disposal of this particular type of material. The systems designed and produced by Forrec, which has always been very sensitive to this ...


    By Forrec srl

  • New shredding test

    We have tested the shredding of abrasive paper... For every application the perfect solution. Our standards are clearly expressed: For every application the perfect solution. As every customer requirement is different: Volume, field of application, through-put, technology grade and a lot more parameters are considered individually during designing each ...

  • ELDAN Super Chopper with new frequency drive proves a big success!

    The ELDAN Super Chopper is the natural choice for anyone looking to invest in a heavy-duty pre-chopper designed to handle most materials; everything from tyres without prior de-beading, cables and electronic waste, refrigerators, aluminium, municipal solid waste (i.e. MSW) to wind turbine wings (cut-off), plastics and industrial waste. In addition to the traditional hydraulic version, the ...


    By Eldan Recycling A/S

  • Refrigerators treatment system: the new line in Bordeaux

    The Derichebourg group, a leading company in France for the treatment of R1 (refrigeration and air conditioning appliances) and R2 (large domestic appliances) has chosen Forrec's technology and experience for a treatment line of 120 refrigerators/hour. But how is a refrigerator processed? In ...


    By Forrec srl

  • Refrigerators treatment: Forrec technology rules

    In terms of the treatment of electric and electronic waste (the so-called WEEE), a series of new regulations have been recently defined for the disposal of a component of this waste: THE REFRIGERATORS. For some time Forrec has been following the procedures of change in the treatment of these particular equipment, especially related to the ...


    By Forrec srl

  • Ifat and Plast, conclusions

    As expected, 2018 has been a year full of unmissable events for waste professionals, with Forrec engaged in multiple initiatives. The trade fair year opened in January with ECO WASTE in Abu Dhabi and IERC in Salzburg with excellent results which continued with the REW show in Istanbul and the TEHRAN ENVIRONMENTAL EXHIBITION in ...


    By Forrec srl

  • GCC proposes restrictions on the use of hazardous substances in electrical and electronic equipment

    On 28 March 2018, Bahrain, Kuwait, Qatar, Saudi Arabia, Oman, Yemen, and the United Arab Emirates (UAE) notified the World Trade Organization (WTO) of a proposed Gulf Cooperation Council for the Arab States (GCC) Technical Regulation restricting the use of certain hazardous substances in electrical and electronic equipment (commonly referred to as "RoHS," as modeled off of the EU’s ...


    By Verisk 3E

  • Preparing for installation in Pakistan

    Within recent years we have seen our international reputation grow, as we work with increasing numbers of world aid agencies alongside governments in providing long-term solutions to treating the growing problem of increasing levels of Medical Waste. ...

  • Preparing for Installation in Pakistan

    Within recent years we have seen our international reputation grow, as we work with increasing numbers of world aid agencies alongside governments in providing long-term solutions to treating the growing problem of increasing levels of Medical Waste. In the final months of 2017, we were awarded our largest international contract to date to provide 13 MP500 (Medical/Pathological) medical waste ...

  • France selects Forrec to process refrigerators

    The year 2017 was one of outstanding achievements and consolidation: two major French companies decided that Forrec's refrigerator processing technology and experience were exactly what they needed to complete their own plants, which will, in terms of intake capacity (120 refrigerators/hour), be the world's largest. A key aspect of these lines and ...


    By Forrec srl

  • New Shredding Test - Abrasive Paper - Ripper

    For every application the perfect solution. Our standards are clearly expressed: For every application the perfect solution. As every customer requirement is different: Volume, field of application, through-put, technology grade and a lot more parameters are considered individually during designing each construction.  For metal swarf, e-waste, refrigerators, fuel surrogates, cartons or ...

  • New no emission exhaust system

    During the twenty-eight years we are active in the design, manufacturing and sales of refrigerator degassing machines many times the question was asked “is it necessary to degas a fridge that has no pressure left in the cooling system”. In order to answer ...


    By ATN Engineering B.V.

  • Shredder specialist secures top safety accreditation

    Industrial shredder manufacturer UNTHA UK has been awarded a prestigious accreditation from SafeContractor, for its commitment to health and safety. The North Yorkshire team achieved the recognition following a rigorous audit of the company’s safety protocol. Supplying shredding technology that weighs up to 24 tonnes – and can process materials ranging from everyday household and ...


    By UNTHA UK LTD

  • The refrigerant eater

    The cost for the decomposing of refrigerants coming from end of life refrigerators and other cooling equipment are rising more and more. Three, four or even more Euro’s per KG are becoming daily expenses for the recyclers of refrigerators. These cost are more and more effecting the financial results of the recycling companies in a negative way. We also have to consider that a growing part ...


    By ATN Engineering B.V.

  • ANDRITZ MeWa successfully starts up new QZ 2500 cross-flow shredder at UFH RE-cycling

    ANDRITZ MeWa, part of international technology Group ANDRITZ, has successfully commissioned the QZ 2500 cross-flow shredder supplied to UFH RE-cycling in Kematen, Ybbs, Austria. This unit was installed in the existing recycling plant for refrigerators in record time within just a few weeks and replaces the old QZ 2000 cross-flow shredder supplied in 2009 – also by ANDRITZ MeWa – and ...


    By ANDRITZ AG

  • E-waste Management in German

    E waste contains toxic substances and requires proper disposal. Since the start of use of domestic electrical appliances in private households in Germany, the country has been gradually developing its laws governing the management of e-waste. Development of E Waste Management in Germany Before 1972 Germany started to use domestic ...


    By Allance

  • ANDRITZ to supply Malaysia’s first automatic recycling plant for refrigerators and electrical/electronic scrap from private households

    ANDRITZ MeWa, part of international technology Group ANDRITZ, has received an order from Shan Poornam Green Tech, a subsidiary of Shan Poornam Metals Sdn Bhd, a company specializing in scheduled waste and non-scheduled waste recycling with headquarters in Penang, Malaysia, to supply an automatic recycling plant for refrigerators and electrical/electronic waste and recovery of chlorofluorocarbon ...

  • The next generation recycling of refrigerating devices

    The current project in Ireland marks a further cornerstone in the pioneering role of ERDWICH in the construction of recycling plants for refrigerating devices. The most modern recycling plant for refrigerating devices worldwide is currently in the commissioning phase and will soon be transferred into regular operation.   In future, this innovative plant will operate taking into account the ...

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