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Single-Ram and II-Ram High-Capacity Balers

At Machinex, we've been designing sorting systems for over 35 years, so we know how essential it is for MRF operators to have a baler they can trust and not worry about its operational reliability. This is why we design and manufacture reliable single-ram and II-ram high-capacity balers to specifically help optimize their operations.

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How to streamline C&D waste processing to increase profitability

For C&D recyclers, waste haulers, demolition contractors and landfills, there is a growing opportunity to profit from rethinking processes. Although every operation is different, by streamlining the front end of the C&D operation processes with purpose-built technologies, recyclers can tap into new end markets, accommodate higher material volumes, stay ahead of regulatory restrictions, increase recovery rates and add commodity revenue, while decreasing labor and other costs.

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​UK to allow continued exports of mixed plastic waste to developing countries despite EU ban

According to the Basel Action Network (BAN) in the wake of the European Union reminding the world that as of January 1 they will not allow the export of mixed and contaminated plastic waste to developing countries, it has been confirmed that the UK will not adopt such a prohibition post-Brexit and will adopt a far weaker stance with respect to human rights and environmental protection.   

UBC BioProducts Institute taking on single-use plastics waste in the age of COVID-19

As part of UBC's Faculty of Applied Science, the BioProducts Institute is developing ways to use renewable resources existing in nature as alternative solutions to fossil fuel derived  materials, including addressing the waste management implications of the increased demand for single-use plastics since the start of the COVID-19 pandemic.

Commentary: Will 2021 be the year we solve the mattress recycling problem?

Like many other bulky waste streams, end-of-life mattresses notoriously prove to be a headache for the resource sector. Given their size, and because they contain multiple composite materials, they are tricky to store, handle and recycle. Some operators would even go so far as to say they are economically unshreddable. 

You can’t manage what you can’t measure: recycling with AI-powered robotics

At the 2020 MRF Summit in November, hosted jointly by ISRI and SWANA, Rob Writz, director of business development for AMP Robotics, was one of three panellists in a session titled: "Improve Efficiency and Productivity Through Technology." Along with Will Herzog from Machinex; Brent Hildebrand, GFL's director of recycling; and moderator Michael Timpane from industry consulting firm Resource Recycling Systems (RRS), the session focused on the very important role automation, artificial intelligence, and specifically, robotic sorting technology, have played so far, and will play, as our industry continues to evolve rapidly through the next decade.

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You can’t manage what you can’t measure: recycling with AI-powered robotics

At the 2020 MRF Summit in November, hosted jointly by ISRI and SWANA, Rob Writz, director of business development for AMP Robotics, was one of three panellists in a session titled: "Improve Efficiency and Productivity Through Technology." Along with Will Herzog from Machinex; Brent Hildebrand, GFL's director of recycling; and moderator Michael Timpane from industry consulting firm Resource Recycling Systems (RRS), the session focused on the very important role automation, artificial intelligence, and specifically, robotic sorting technology, have played so far, and will play, as our industry continues to evolve rapidly through the next decade.

GFL's award-winning Winnipeg MRF using Machinex sorting technology among the most advanced in the industry

In September, the National Waste & Recycling Association (NWRA) awarded the 2020 Recycling Facility of the Year to GFL Environmental's Material Recovery Facility (MRF) in Winnipeg, Manitoba. With operations begun in October, the 80,000 square-foot single-stream facility uses a cutting-edge Machinex sorting system with advanced equipment and is projected to process over 50,000 metric tonnes of MSW material yearly.

Q&A: The current state of carton recycling in Quebec

On November 4th and 5th, Québec's Réseau Environnement held its annual Waste Management Conference, online.  The following includes attendee questions and answers from the Carton Council of Canada's Managing Director Isabelle Faucher, about the current state of carton recycling in the province.

ISRI supports a competitive marketplace, opposes bans and fees on paper bags

According to the Institute of Scrap Recycling Industries (ISRI), recycled paper bags are a valuable contributor to U.S. trade balance, with a third of recovered paper exported. Paper bags are a highly recyclable resource sought after for its fiber strength and is used in the manufacture of many products such as corrugated boxes, cereal boxes, wallboard and new paper bags. 

Recovered paper quality certification aims to make transactions transparent for RCP sellers and buyers

A new concept for inspecting and certifying the quality of recovered paper is proving to be a valuable tool for recyclers - giving their customers confidence in product quality and the suppliers themselves accurate data to negotiate true market pricing and successfully close transactions. The approach utilizes the BaleVision quality inspection and data analytics platform from merQbiz combined with the new BaleFacts report that provides quality certification.

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Custom-built trucks from Autocar first to feature ultra-high-strength steel frame rails

Autocar originally announced the release of its DC-64R — a completely reinvented truck for severe-duty refuse applications — in 2019, marking the company's first new conventional truck for the brand in 31 years. This year, the truck has officially "hit the road" in the U.S. and according to the company, turns the traditional OEM/dealership model on its head, saving waste haulers and municipalities both time and money.  

Compology’s waste metering technology helps New Market Waste save over $1.3 million

Waste and recycling management consulting firm New Market Waste Solutions recently reached a major milestone of saving $1.3 million in waste costs by using Compology's waste metering technology to rightsize service levels for clients Nordstrom, ADT Security, American Red Cross, Charter Communications and Iron Mountain, while also helping them meet their sustainability goals and reduce their carbon footprint.

NGVAmerica analysis shows greater emissions reduction from natural gas refuse trucks versus battery electric alternative

NGVAmerica released a study at its Annual Industry Summit presenting a compelling case for why communities should continue to invest in new near-zero natural gas technology. Using New Jersey as a case study, NGVAmerica analyzed the costs and impact of transitioning that state's entire 10,000 refuse truck fleet from diesel to both natural gas and battery electric.

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