Science & technology

Increased interest in sorting technologies

| Tougher new regulations and consumer concerns are reflected in enquiries received at IFAT, Tomra reports.

Single-shaft preliminary chipper for RDF

| The VEZ 3200 was developed on the basis of the successful VEZ 2500 TV, with the goal of developing still stronger, more powerful and...

Dry fermentation for organic residues

| Through the use of nature’s cycle principle, the Pöttinger Fermenter combines biogas recovery and composting in a single solution that addresses both ecological and economic criteria.

Refiner optimises yield through briquetting

| Founded in 1938, and headquartered in Velvary, Czech Republic, Metal Trade Comax a.s. is a well established European wide metalworking company. Almost 30,000 tons...

New ash and metals recycling plant from Meldgaard

| In March 2018, Meldgaard has opened their newest Ash Recycling and Heavy Metal processing plant in Kolding (Denmark) which provides ‘State of the Art Cutting Edge Solutions to handle ever growing International requirements.

First winners of Plastics Recycling Awards Europe announced

| The winners of the first Plastics Recycling Awards Europe were announced today at the Plastics Recycling Show Europe, held at the RAI Amsterdam in The Netherlands.

Sesotec: New sorting systems for plastics and glass

| At the IFAT Sesotec wants to present the Flake Purifier+ multi-sensor sorting system that now as standard is equipped with a 3.2mm nozzle and valve grid, allows a higher throughput capacity, and is easy to operate with the "SesoDesk" operating software.

Sharp-eye technology separates single-layer PET trays from bottles

| The new technology enhances the previous capability of Tomra’s Autosort machine to separate multi-layer trays.

ZenRobotics expands its line of waste sorting robots

| The company has announced ZenRobotics Fast Picker for light material as the latest addition to the line of intelligent waste sorting robots.

Daisy recycles iPhones

| Apple has announced “Daisy”, a new robot to disassemble iPhones.

VTN Europe introduces new scrap shear

| The CI series of scrap shears from Italian hydraulic attachment manufacturer VTN Europe have been re-invented and remodelled with the introduction of the new CI-R range.

Liebherr showcases specialist machines for the recycling industry

| In addition to the two material handlers LH 22 M Industry Litronic and LH 30 M Industry Litronic, the L 556 XPower wheel loader from the XPower generation will also be on show.

New ThermoPRO granulators from Rapid Granulator

| At NPE2018, size reduction equipment manufacturer Rapid Granulator is introducing a new range of granulators designed specifically for in-line processing of skeletal waste from sheet and film thermoforming lines.

New liquid food composter and bin lifer

| A fifth-generation LFC-V Liquid Food Composter that converts solid food waste into drain-safe wastewater through bio-digestion will debut at WasteExpo 2018.