Plastic waste crisis unites designers and plastics experts at London Forum

Product designers and plastics experts converge at Plasticity Forum London to address one of the world's biggest challenges - plastic waste Plasticity Forum: 'Designing for the Future - Plastic and the Circular Economy' How can product designers help in reducing plastics waste, in a world where less than 15% of all plastic ever produced gets recycled today? This was the... Read More

Quality assurance is key to maximising corrugated recycling rates

The Confederation of Paper Industries (CPI) Corrugated Sector is urging the waste industry and local authorities to do more to achieve greater collection consistency to help reverse the rise in recycling rejection rates, due to cross contamination. CPI believes that the increasing use of co-mingled collections has contributed to the increase in household waste in England that had been rejected... Read More

Does savvy size reduction make smart business sense?

In the modern business environment, bulk handlers understandably have a keen eye on the activities that will improve their bottom lines. But how many are overlooking the wealth that lies in waste? Jonathan Oldfield, managing director of Riverside Waste Machinery outlines the key environmental and commercial arguments for the savvy size reduction of ‘rubbish’… “With the business environment constantly evolving... Read More
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Ireland’s First Electric Fuchs Materials Handler Goes To RiverRidge Recycling

RiverRidge Recycling has just taken delivery of Ireland’s very first electrically powered Fuchs MHL820 long-reach materials handler from appointed distributors Blue Ireland. RiverRidge Recycling is a well-established waste management company based in Northern Ireland, operating from four sites. As part of the company’s continued investment in modern, efficient waste processing machinery and materials handlers and following intensive appraisal of the equipment market,... Read More
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BlueMAC MRF Installed for Murray Browns

Murray Browns is an independent, family-owned company headquartered in Flixton, near Scarborough, owned and managed by Melvyn and James Brown. Serving the North Yorkshire region, the company has been established for over 41 years providing a range of services, in addition to recycling and waste management, which includes skip hire, quarried and recycled aggregates, agricultural lime and the supply and... Read More
Recycling & Waste Control 

Recycled UK Managing Plastic Waste with Bunting Magnetic Separators

To enhance metal separation and removal in their Plastic Waste Management System, Recycled UK has purchased and installed 7 Magnetic Separators of two different types designed, manufactured and supplied by Bunting Magnetics Europe Ltd. Recycled UK was established in 2006 and relocated to their present site in 2009.   The plastic received is both from primary manufacturing and secondary recycling... Read More
Recycling & Waste Control 

HRS helps Muntons slash 1159 tonnes of CO2 pa

Malted ingredients company Muntons (Stowmarket, Suffolk) is putting the finishing touches to its £5.4m on-site anaerobic digestion (AD) plant which will help reduce the firm’s CO2 emissions from 27,264 to 26,605 tonnes pa. Integral to the success of the 499 kW facility is a 3 Tank Batch Sludge Pasteuriser System with Energy Recovery from HRS Heat Exchangers, which will help... Read More
Recycling & Waste Control 

Oakfield invest in another McCloskey machine supplied by AGG-PRO

Aggregate, Processing and Recycling Ltd, (AGG-PRO) exclusive Central and Northern UK distributor for McCloskey mobile crushing and screening machines have recently supplied a J45 heavy duty mobile tracked recycling / primary jaw crusher to Oakfield Construction for duties within their Recycling Division. Oakfield is divided into three divisions within the Construction, Plant and Transport and Recycling Industries. Oakfield Recycling is... Read More

RWM announces move into new larger halls from 2014

16-18 September 2014, Halls 3 to 5, NEC, Birmingham www.rwmexhibition.com  RWM 2013 in partnership with CIWM confirmed its success with more than 13,000 (unaudited) visitors attending the three-day i2i event last week at the NEC, Birmingham (10 to 12 September 2013). With its strongest conference programme to date, offering more than 150 expert speakers over five theatres and 750 plus... Read More