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A trio of Volvos for Stuart Partners Ltd

A trio of Volvos for Stuart Partners Ltd

Stuart Partners Ltd of Clyst St Mary near Exeter, in collaboration with sister company EMS Waste Services, has purchased three new Volvo machines for its recycling and landfill operations at Hill Barton and for a new recycling venture in Paignton. The three machines in question are a Volvo L70H wheeled …

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Presona extends into Northern Ireland

Presona extends into Northern Ireland

From March 2017 Presona UK will become responsible for the distribution and maintenance of all Presona balers and associated recycling equipment in Northern Ireland. Presona UK has previously been responsible for England, Scotland and Wales, but will now also take on all activities in Northern Ireland. Activities will include the …

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JCB redefining Fit for Purpose 

JCB redefining Fit for Purpose

When it comes to selecting waste and recycling machines, ‘Fit for Purpose’ no longer means just lifting. David Banks, Sales Manager – Waste & Recycling Sector (pictured) at JCB, offers a deeper definition. The waste and recycling industry is a tough business that puts machines through their paces. Naturally, a …

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Largest UNTHA four shaft shredder heads to LKM Recycling

UNTHA largest four shaft shredder heads to LKM Recycling

The largest UNTHA four shaft shredder has been installed at renowned waste management firm LKM Recycling. The RS150 has been procured to maximise materials recovery and revenue generation at this increasingly diverse recycling specialist. Over 40 years ago, LKM started out as a scrap metal business but fast forward to …

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Surf and earth: how prawn shopping bags could save the planet

Dr Nicola Everitt from the Faculty of Engineering at Nottingham

Bioengineers at The University of Nottingham are trialling how to use shrimp shells to make biodegradable shopping bags, as a ‘green’ alternative to oil-based plastics, and as a new food packaging material to extend product shelf life. The new material for these affordable ‘eco-friendly’ bags is being optimised for Egyptian …

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