Waste Containers News

  • See The Savings With Insite Wireless Monitoring

    If your company hasn't harnessed the power of cloud-based technology in your waste handling and recycling solutions, you are missing out on significant savings of both time and money. Businesses around the world trust Harmony Enterprises' Insite Wireless Monitoring service to provide them with alert notifications and displays of ...


    By Harmony Enterprises, Inc.

  • RecoMed takeback scheme for medical devices wins 2017 CIWM recycling award

    RecoMed, the expanding PVC takeback scheme for medical devices, has won the Chartered Institute of Waste Management’s (CIWM) Sustainability and Resource Award for Best Recycling Project 2017. It’s the scheme’s fourth award since it was established in 2014. Having grown year-on-year, RecoMed now operates in 11 hospitals across the UK with more than 10 ...

  • Big Hanna now ready to fly with Swedish Armed Forces

    FMV, SWEDISH ARMED FORCES, SWEDEN OR ABROAD Big Hanna is now ready to accompany the Swedish Armed Forces on missions abroad which means we are o.k. with a temperature range from -46ºC to +49ºC, 3-100% humidity, snow loads, storms, sand, dust, heavy rainfall and that is just the climate specs. The climate specs were solved by putting the Big Hanna into a ...


    By Susteco AB

  • TOMRA launches digital payout service for container deposit systems

    TOMRA Collection Solutions has launched a digital payout solution for regions that give refunds when consumers return bottles and cans for recycling. The myTOMRA solution has gone live in Australia in partnership with leading online payments provider, PayPal, for secure and fast digital payout of recycling refunds from TOMRA reverse vending machines. myTOMRA by ...


    By TOMRA Sorting GmbH.

  • Return and Earn rolls out across New South Wales

    New South Wales, Australia: People returning eligible containers at reverse vending machines will have the option for an electronic transfer using PayPal, a cash refund or an in-store credit at a local retail partner and an option to donate it to selected charities. “This is just the start – the rollout will keep going. This will be great for local groups to raise money for their ...


    By TOMRA Sorting GmbH.

  • Fortum’s Energy Review on the Circular Economy: Let’s not waste our waste

    Fortum has published its updated version of Energy Review, which focuses on the Circular Economy. The original version was published in June 2017.  EU waste legislation, the so-called Circular Economy Package, is under final reading. Fortum strongly supports the improvements connected to traceability and separation of hazardous waste as well as decontamination of the waste ...


    By Smart Grid Observer

  • Last Exhibition in 2017

    We are off to Macau - 9,086.03 km as the crow flies, to Asia! At the Electronics and Cars Recycling WRF 2017 the focus is of course on the recycling of cars and electronic waste. A good chance for us to hold interesting discussions and to meet potential and international business partners. A special highlight will be a tour of the new Eco-Park for recycling and environmental ...

  • PayPal to deliver secure, digital “Return and Earn” refunds

    Sydney, Australia - People who claim drink container refunds through the upcoming Return and Earn container deposit scheme can have the money deposited in their registered PayPal accounts from 1 December using their smartphones, NSW Environment Minister Gabrielle Upton announced today.  Return and Earn’s Network Operator TOMRA Cleanaway has partnered with online payments provider ...


    By TOMRA Sorting GmbH.

  • TOMRA Makes Change reaches 50,000 member milestone

    A milestone 50,000 people are now getting rewarded for their recycling through loyalty program TOMRA Makes Change. Launched in September 2016 by TOMRA, the leading provider of reverse vending solutions, the program incentivizes people to return their bottles and cans. The company ...


    By TOMRA Sorting GmbH.

  • TOMRA Japan receives the Minister of Economy, Trade and Industry 3R Prize

    In selecting TOMRA Japan for the prize, the 3R Promotion Council pointed to the new way in which both consumers and retailers engage in recycling using TOMRA reverse vending machines. It noted the use of advanced sensor technology in the machines to ensure high quality PET materials in the recycling loop, and the built-in compaction units that help increase storage capacity and reduce the ...


    By TOMRA Sorting GmbH.

  • A new way to harness wasted methane

    Original story at MIT News Methane gas, a vast natural resource, is often disposed of through burning, but new research by scientists at MIT could make it easier to capture this gas for use as fuel or a chemical feedstock. Many oil wells burn off methane — the largest component of natural gas — in a process ...

  • TOMRA Collection leader: “We have never seen as many opportunities as we do now”

    We met a leader with clear thoughts on the company’s path, and – with over 13 years’ experience in the TOMRA Collection Solutions business unit – Harald Henriksen is highly focused on the company’s long-term strategy and initiatives toward new technologies. The reverse vending giant – which was started by entrepreneur brothers Tore and Petter Planke – ...


    By TOMRA Sorting GmbH.

  • TOMRA Cleanaway JV announces Woolworths as first retail partner to help support the delivery of NSW Government sustainability initiative

    TOMRA Cleanaway, the NSW State Government-appointed Network Operator of the new Return and Earn Container Deposit Scheme (CDS), today announced that leading Australian supermarket Woolworths will be the first retail refund partner when the program launches on December 1st, 2017. Under the CDS, consumers will be able to return ...


    By TOMRA Sorting GmbH.

  • New Smart In-Bin Compaction Solution

    Compact General Waste In 240 L Bins In Our New Waste Compactor Flex 4240! Smart Design – Easily Extendable The new model, 4240, is an in-bin waste compactor for standard two-wheeled 240 L bins. It is a robust and stable machine that, thanks to its compact design, takes up little floor space. The 4240 is safe and convenient to use and a good finish in combination with easy ...


    By Orwak AB

  • TOMRA Makes Change celebrates one-year anniversary

    TOMRA, a leading manufacturer of reverse vending solutions for collecting and recycling cans and bottles, is celebrating the one year anniversary of its recycling loyalty program, TOMRA Makes Change. Through TOMRA Makes Change, the company has seen a significant increase in container redemption — members have recycled more than 30,000,000 ...


    By TOMRA Sorting GmbH.

  • NGOs Call for France to Require Labeling and Restriction of Consumer Products

    According to a July 12, 2017, press release, a coalition of non-governmental organizations (NGO) wrote to the French Prime Minister and several ministers to call for labeling and restriction of nanomaterials in consumer products.  The NGOs request that three measures be taken “as a matter of urgency”: ...


    By Bergeson & Campbell, P.C.

  • EMO Hanover 18 to 23 September 2017

    You are interested in shredding machines and complete recycling systems? For you, there is nothing more exciting than technical components for reprocessing and environmentally sound disposal? And you always wanted to go to Hannover anyway? ERDWICH will be presenting a diverse range of shredding and metal processing at the EMO. You can find us in: ...

  • TOMRA and Cleanaway partnership appointed as network operator for New South Wales container deposit scheme

    Global sensor-based solutions provider TOMRA, and Australian waste management company Cleanaway, have been appointed as the network operator for a new container deposit scheme in New South Wales (NSW), Australia. NSW environment minister Gabrielle Upton announced the new scheme, which will see approximately 800 reverse vending machines installed across the state, contributing to its litter ...


    By TOMRA Sorting GmbH.

  • TOMRA: Successful Bid for Network Operator Role in the New South Wales Container Deposit Scheme

    The New South Wales (NSW) Environment Minister Gabrielle Upton has today, 29.07.2017, announced that TOMRA’s joint venture with Cleanaway (“TOMRA-Cleanaway”) has been appointed as the Network Operator for the State’s Container Deposit Scheme starting in December 2017. The Container Deposit Scheme will be a vital contribution to NSW’s litter volume reduction target of ...


    By TOMRA Sorting GmbH.

  • Why designers should think ‘circular’ with recycled plastics

    Enhanced brand values, lower manufacturing costs and consistency of quality and supply are among the key reasons why product designers should ‘think circular’ and use recycled plastics in new goods, suggests a leading plastics recycler. “But alongside the environmental benefits of using recycled content versus oil-based virgin polymers, designers should consider consumers’ ...

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