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Can today’s unrecyclables become tomorrow’s resources? Asks Axion Polymers

Labelling some plastic waste products as ‘unrecyclable’ and consigning them to landfill or energy-from-waste plants risks losing the opportunities to recover these raw materials in the future, warns a leading UK-based plastics recycler, Axion Polymers. Axion Polymers suggests that while some plastic might be considered ‘unrecyclable’ today, given the rate …

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Vertical tray packing solved

On paper, the concept of automating vertical tray packing sounds relatively straightforward. However, even if the packs are presented uniformly to a robot with a vacuum end-effector, the shortcoming will always be ‘how do you get the last pack into the tray?’ The Shingle Tray Loader (STL) designed by Pacepacker …

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Yorwaste says yes to JCB Wastemasters

A proactive sales team at dealers T.C. Harrison JCB and quality machines have proved a winning combination for JCB as regional waste management company, Yorwaste, has recently invested in three new machines. The order includes two of the brand new JCB 457 Stage IV/Tier 4 Final Wastemaster Wheeled Loaders. The …

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Ferrybridge Multifuel 2 awarded planning consent

welcomed the Secretary of State’s decision to grant planning consent for the Ferrybridge Multifuel 2 (FM2) project in West Yorkshire. MEL is a 50:50 joint venture project between SSE and Wheelabrator Technologies Inc. MEL’s FM2 project will process up to 675,000 tonnes of waste derived fuels from various sources of …

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