Waste Collection News

  • SOTKON equipment with PAYT system is best-seller in Croatia

    Croatia is one of the markets where SOTKON brand products have been very well accepted, not only by the recognition of the simplicity and functionality in use, but also of the technology used in manufacturing and subsequently optimizing the operation to better serve the end they are intended for. In the picture, some of the Retro model waste intake bins in which the SOTKIS by SOTKON Access ...


    By Sotkon Waste Systems

  • Tomra France celebrates 10 years of recycling solutions for the French market at Pollutec

    On the occasion of its 10th anniversary, TOMRA France will present its latest innovations in automation solutions for optimizing recycling performance at the Pollutec Show, from November 29 to December 2, 2016 at Lyon Eurexpo. TOMRA Sorting Recycling will feature proven solutions for sorting black polymers and black objects from packaging. Recycling targets set by the EU have become ...


    By TOMRA Sorting (TITECH)

  • MACPRESSE @THE GREEN EXPO, Mexico City, Mexico, 26-28 October 2016

    From 26th to 28th October, Mexico City shall play host to THE GREEN EXPO©, Latin America’s premier environmental sustainability event. The exhibition shall welcome the leading companies from the environmental, renewable energy and water treatment sectors. The most influential public sector and academic decision-makers shall also be ...


    By Macpresse Europa S.R.L

  • More Greek municipalities explore Chania’s advanced waste-management template

    The DEDISA waste-processing center serves a population of 155,000 inhabitants, which represents around 25 per cent of the island’s total population. Furthermore, the Chania prefecture also provides another 88,000 beds for tourists, and most of the region’s municipalities fall within the DEDISA plant’s catchment area. The seasonal fluctuation of its population as well as broad ...


    By TOMRA Sorting (TITECH)

  • MACPRESSE @K2016, Düsseldorf, 19-26 October 2016

    K is the world’s premier trade fair for plastic materials and rubber. Held in Düsseldorf from 19th to 26st October, this year’s K2016 shall welcome some 3,000 exhibitors and the biggest companies in the industry from around the world. The figures from the 2013 trade fair speak for themselves: 3,215 ...


    By Macpresse Europa S.R.L

  • Eight years of baling and counting for Momentive

    Specialist rubber compound manufacturer Momentive Performance Materials has proven that waste baling can protect the environment, improve on-site cleanliness and boost a business’s bottom line. Eight years ago, Momentive invested in three balers from Riverside Waste Machinery, in a bid to improve the safety of work areas within its busy Bolton premises. At the time the organisation was ...


    By Riverside Waste Machinery

  • Improving resource efficiency with waste management from GPT Waste

    Planning the waste management and recycling for all of the rubbish produced in this country is an enormous task which involves both logistical planning and scientific knowledge, it also requires a certain understanding in order to balance the impact on the environment and the cost effectiveness of the process. Waste management and recycling companies are also feeling an extra ...


    By GPT Waste Management Ltd

  • Maserati puts the squeeze on waste from car components

    Workflow improvements Italian Maserati is legendary for its cutting-edge engineering and production of exclusive, handcrafted cars – and activity is booming at the Modena factory where many cars are produced. That means a considerable amount of cardboard and bubble wrap packaging from car components needs to be removed from the areas around the production lines. ...


    By Bramidan Balers

  • DSNY Expands Curbside Food And Yard Waste Recycling Collection

    The New York City Department of Sanitation is again expanding the NYC Organics voluntary curbside food and yard waste recycling program, adding additional neighborhoods in Brooklyn and Queens this fall. The program offers New Yorkers an easy way to recycle their organic waste, including food, food-soiled paper, and yard debris. “Organic materials make up about a third of our trash. When you ...


    By BioCycle Magazine

  • New products demonstrate SOTKON`s leadership in the Iberian market

    The increase in public investment in Portugal and France, the maturity of the operations in Turkey and the growth of the distribution network, among others, allowed SOTKON to achieve the best results ever in 2015, reaching a turnover of more than 30% compared to the previous year. In the year that celebrates 20 years of activity, SOTKON has maintained its strategic focus on the development and ...


    By Sotkon Waste Systems

  • MACPRESSE@ EXPOSUCATA, São Paulo, Brazil, 13-15 September 2016

    From 13th to 15th September, São Paulo, Brazil is hosting EXPOSUCATA, Latin America’s biggest trade show for the municipal solid waste recycling industry, which is opening its doors for the eleventh time. An unmissable event for all companies operating in ...


    By Macpresse Europa S.R.L

  • NGVAmerica and SWANA Release White Paper for Natural Gas Fuel in the Waste & Recycling Industry

    This past week, at WASTECON 2016, NGVAmerica and the Solid Waste Association of North America (SWANA) released a white paper for natural gas use in the waste and recycling industry, Natural Gas >> A Clean, Safe and Smart Choice for the Waste and Recycling Industry. The white paper was a collaborative effort between NGVAmerica’s Technology & Development Committee and SWANA ...

  • Forkliftable Recycling Collection Cart Now Features Durable, Powder-Coated Base as Standard

    The 50P-16S forkliftable recycling collection cart from recycling product manufacturer MODRoto, Madison, IN now features the company’s sturdy, powder-coated, metal support base as standard. Delivering the load bearing strength and rigidity of steel and the weather-resistance of plastic, the powder-coated, metal support base safely handles up to 500 lbs. of paper, glass, ...


    By MODRoto

  • ESA calls for public sector waste shake-up

    On the 1st of August 2016 a new paper was released, namely, ‘Resourceful: Delivering a Strong and Competitive UK Resource Economy’, in which the ESA has set out a series of policies it claims will drive efficiency in the sector – ...


    By GPT Waste Management Ltd

  • ANDRITZ to deliver recycled paper plant and PM approach to Pro-Gest Group, Italy

    International technology Group ANDRITZ has received an order from the Italian Pro-Gest Group to deliver the complete waste paper processing plant and approach system for its new paper machine in Mantova, Italy. ANDRITZ will deliver the OCC (old corrugated containers) line for the top ply; MW (mixed waste) line for the back ply; paper machine approach system including Shortflow Deaeration; as ...


    By ANDRITZ MeWa GmbH

  • Axion Consulting: Co-mingled collections only work when supplying top-quality MRFs

    Co-mingled collections are the way forward for councils needing to reduce costs and increase capture of dry recyclables to improve their kerbside recycling rates, claims a leading resource recovery specialist. Axion Consulting says a ‘consistent’ approach to these collections will make life easier for householders and should recover more materials for ...

  • TOMRA Sorting chosen by Monoworld Recycling as technology partner for groundbreaking new plastics recycling facility

    Global sensor-based sorting specialist, TOMRA Sorting, has been chosen by Monoworld Recycling Ltd (MRL) as the technology partner for a new £9 million state-of-the-art plastics recycling facility (PRF) in Rushden, Northamptonshire.  Monoworld Rushden is the UK’s first mixed plastics to extrusion HDPE and PP recycling plant. The company also operates a film and metal sorting plant ...


    By TOMRA Sorting (TITECH)

  • PAYT system and SOTKON equipment with a pilot project in Barcelos

    With a long history of success in domestic and international market, SOTKON pioneered the development and commercialization of Underground Containerization Solutions and the development of associated technology. There has always been a concern to facilitate the tools to municipalities so that they can develop in a sustainable way and without limitations in terms of investment in equipment and ...


    By Sotkon Waste Systems

  • The green gas demonstration plant plans are underway

    Along with our project partners we are currently building a commercial plant to demonstrate the technical and economic viability of producing green gas through the gasification of household waste. The plant will process 10,000 tonnes per annum of refuse derived fuel and waste wood to produce 22GWh per annum of grid quality natural gas, enough to heat 1,500 homes or power 75 heavy good vehicles. ...


    By Advanced Plasma Power (APP)

  • Edmundson Electrical invests in waste baler in quest to ‘go green’

    Electrical distributor Edmundson Electrical has installed a new waste baler within its Doncaster branch, as the company furthers its quest to ‘go green’. As the largest electrical distributor in the UK – with over 280 branches nationwide – it is no surprise that Edmundson Electrical produces a large amount of packaging ‘waste’.  But as an environmentally ...


    By Riverside Waste Machinery

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