The Mattress Recycling Council (MRC), which operates the Bye Bye Mattress program in California, recently awarded $192,000 in grant funding to 24 mattress collection sites across the state.
This week's announcement from the Chinese government of bans on non-degradable plastic shopping bags and plastic straws is part of a three-stage five-year plan to ban or restrict production, sales and use of disposable single-use plastic products.
Under the brand name of BRT HARTNER, BEKON Energy Technologies Inc. now offers specialized hopper solutions for plastics recyclers.
Physical property tests carried out by Riverdale Global, in cooperation with a molder of packaging containers, has demonstrated that low Levels of +Restore Additive improve properties, including strength, of PP and HDPE post-consumer recyclate while enhancing flow and part consistency.
The Honourable Navdeep Bains, Canadian Minister of Innovation,Science and Economic Development, has announced that Pyrowave will be one of 14 cleantech companies across the country who will leverage $46 million in funding from Sustainable Development Technology Canada(SDTC) to bring new and innovative clean technologies to market.
SMS Series granulators from Herbold USA are heavy-duty knife granulators designed for challenging applications that require high throughput capacities. Eight models are available with throughputs from 440 - 17,600 pounds per hour.
AMP Robotics Corp., the pioneer in artificial intelligence (AI) and robotics for the recycling industry, launched the AMP Cortex dual-robot system (DRS) in the Spring of 2019, designed to focus on material recovery in MSW, electronic waste and C&D applications.
AMP Robotics Corp., the pioneer in artificial intelligence and robotics for the recycling industry, has announced that it has raised $16 million in Series A funding, led by Sequoia Capital, with participation from previous investors.
In advance of America Recycles Day 2019, November 15, RPN caught up with Brent Bell, Waste Management's Vice President of Recycling to ask a few questions about the waste and recycling industry giant's progress over the last 10 years. We talked about the company's current focus, the challenges of contamination, and expectations for the future of the industry.
As recycling enthusiasts celebrate America Recycles Day this November 15, the Carton Council of North America will also be celebrating 10 years of carton recycling. Formed in 2009, the group has worked with countless stakeholders to grow household access to food and beverage carton recycling to nearly 61%, representing a 238% increase in 10 years.
Van Dyk has introduced a new wind tunnel, called DeftAir, to aid in preparing material for optical sorting, and which allows for the processing of light material such as paper at a higher throughput.
Since the official launch of their BaleVision quality performance solution in July, 2019, merQbiz says both MRFs and paper mills have expressed interest in their technology designed to better evaluate and manage RCP (recovered paper) quality. On October 23rd, merQbiz hosted a live BaleVision demonstration in Chicago, performing quality assessments on paper bales and showcasing its quality and procurement analytics platform. The event was attended by approximately 75 MRF and mill representatives.
Terex Finlay to display three machines from its crushing, screening and conveying range at CONEXPO-CON/AGG 2020
Mack Trucks this week demonstrated the Mack LR Electric, a fully electric version of the Mack LR refuse model, to officials from the New York City Department of Sanitation (DSNY) at the Allentown, Pennsylvania-based Mack Customer Center. Unveiled in May 2019, the Mack LR Electric will begin real-world testing in Q2 2020 in DSNY's demanding operations.
At the Consumer Electronics Show (CES 2020) in Las Vegas January 7, Peterbilt announced a new partnership with Dana as well as updates to their electric-powered vehicle program. With their Battery-Electric Refuse Model 520EV on display at this year's event, Peterbilt announced that they have now completed nearly 40,000 real-world miles with a fleet of 16 battery-electric vehicles (BEVs). "With this milestone, we continue our leadership position in the industry," said Jason Skoog, PACCAR Vice President and Peterbilt General Manager.
Kenworth and Dana have announced their collaboration on electric powertrain development for medium duty Kenworth battery electric vehicles. The announcement was made in conjunction with CES 2020 which opened January 7 in Las Vegas.
Hino Motors Canada, Ltd. (HMC) announced Hino's 2018 Hino Dealer of the Year award has been presented to Hino Central Fraser Valley of Langley, BC.
Metro Compactor Service Inc., the Brampton, Ontario based specialist in waste and recycling equipment, has launched iSMART Generation 2, a next generation IoT-enabled system which the company says will allow for remote troubleshooting and fullness diagnostics on customers' waste equipment anytime, anywhere.