Waste Containers News

  • 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.

  • 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 ...

  • 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’ ...

  • Teledyne Completes Acquisition of Scientific Systems

    Teledyne Technologies Incorporated (NYSE:TDY) announced today that its subsidiary, Teledyne Instruments, Inc., has completed the acquisition of assets of Scientific Systems, Inc. (SSI). Headquartered in State College, Pa., SSI manufactures precision components and specialized subassemblies used primarily in analytical and diagnostic instrumentation, such as High Performance Liquid Chromatography ...


    By Teledyne CETAC Technologies

  • Teledyne to Acquire Scientific Systems, Inc.

    Teledyne Technologies Incorporated (NYSE:TDY) announced today that its subsidiary, Teledyne Instruments, Inc., has entered into an agreement to acquire assets of Scientific Systems, Inc. (SSI). Headquartered in State College, Pa., SSI manufactures precision components and specialized subassemblies used primarily in analytical and diagnostic instrumentation, such as High Performance Liquid ...


    By Teledyne CETAC Technologies

  • RecoMed wins National Recycling Award for medical PVC recycling

    RecoMed, the PVC medical devices take-back scheme, is a joint winner of the Waste Prevention category of the 2017 National Recycling Awards for its innovative approach to sustainable healthcare recycling. It’s yet another accolade - the third in two years - for the unique UK-wide scheme, which is run by project partners Axion Consulting, a resource recovery specialist, and the British ...

  • Know how to work in heat safely

    June is National Safety Month so NGWA urges you to review tips on how to handle working in the high temperatures of summer by reading the article “Working in Extreme Heat.” The article, which was published in the Water Well Journal® June 2017 issue, is authored by Gary Hix, RG, CWD/PI.  The ...

  • California Regulators to Address APR and Plastics Recycling Industry

    Top Environmental Regulators from CalRecycle, California's Department of Resources Recycling and Recovery, will discuss possible future changes in the regulatory climate impacting plastics recycling in California at The Association of Plastic Recyclers (APR) Spring Meeting in Sacramento, California next week.  APR, the leading international trade association representing the plastics ...

  • Sterile wastewater treatment with vacuum distillation

    Hygiene requirements are growing increasingly strict in many sectors, and the treatment of industrial wastewater is no exception. The vacuum distillation process in particular has to deal with the question of sterile treatment and subsequent storage of water obtained from the process. The mere possibility of reintroducing wastewater into the production process makes it imperative to prevent ...


    By H2O GmbH

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