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​Bridgestone to showcase two new tires at WasteExpo 2018

​Bridgestone to showcase two new tires at WasteExpo 2018

Bridgestone Americas, Inc. is showing two new all-position radial tires at WasteExpo 2018 in Las Vegas, this week, April 24-26. The new Bridgestone M870 and Firestone FS860 tires are designed exclusively for the waste industry and will enter the market later this year. With these two products, Bridgestone says it has expanded its portfolio for the waste segment to provide innovative products at multiple price points. 

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Are all excavators the same?

Among the top brands, many believe all excavators are the same. But when you look closely, you can spot the small differences in design that add up to huge differences in productivity and efficiency — differences that can boost your profitability. 


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​Waste Harmonics' iWaste Monitoring System continues to see growth

​Waste Harmonics' iWaste Monitoring System continues to see growth

On an otherwise unremarkable day in 2012, Mike Hess, founder and CEO of brokered waste services firm Waste Harmonics, walked out of a meeting with a new client, Pilot Flying J Travel Centers. Looking back, Hess admits there were a few moments of head-scratching among his team as they walked to their car. The reason? The freshly signed Pilot Travel Center contract required a monitoring service that, at the time, wasn't offered by Waste Harmonics. In fact, not only was it not a product Waste Harmonics offered, it wasn't a product that had been created or developed by any other waste services company. 

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​CBI and Ecotec to display latest equipment at Waste Expo

The Terex Ecotec TTS 620T Trommel Screen offers maximum production while minimizing the cost of operation, and is ideally suited for screening compost, biomass, soil, gravel and waste.

Solid waste, recycling, and organics professionals will have the chance to see Continental Biomass Industries (CBI) and Terex Ecotec machines up close this month at Waste Expo 2018. CBI's 5800BT Horizontal Grinder and Ecotec's TTS 620T Trommel Screen will be displayed in booth 2949 for guests to see up close from April 24 - April 26 at the Las Vegas Convention Center. 

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​Subaru launches partnership with TerraCycle to divert hard-to-recycle waste

​Subaru launches partnership with TerraCycle to divert hard-to-recycle waste

Subaru of America, Inc., has announced a new partnership with TerraCycle to help divert hard-to-recycle waste from landfills and incinerators through the automaker's environmentally-focused philanthropic platform, Subaru Loves the Earth. With less than a quarter of the 230 million tons of trash generated annually in U.S. getting recycled, Subaru and TerraCycle® are teaming up to intercept and repurpose hard to recycle items.

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New Machinex single-stream sorting system for SOCRRA in Michigan to double capacity

The Southeastern Oakland County Resource Recovery Authority (SOCRRA) material recovery facility, built and installed, with equipment provided by Machinex, has been fully operational since mid-January. Located in Troy, Michigan, this new single-stream system plans to double its capacity from 15,000 to 30,000 tons per year, compared to the old dual stream operation. Material is sourced from several surrounding municipalities in the state of Michigan.

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Fuchs to show latest MHL model handlers at ISRI 2018

Fuchs will exhibit at ISRI April 14-19, 2018 at the Mandalay Bay Resort & Casino in Las Vegas, Nevada, in booth A6. Two machines will be on display: the MHL340 F2 and MHL350 F2 material handlers. Commenting on the lineup Todd Goss, General Manger for Fuchs in North America, said the features and solutions on these machines enable customers in the four core segments of scrap, waste, forestry and port industry to operate efficiently and boost return on investment.

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​BCBRDA urges BC government to classify milk as a beverage to encourage recycling

​BCBRDA urges BC government to classify milk as a beverage to encourage recycling

In an effort to have milk classified as a beverage, the B C Bottle & Recycling Depot Association (BCBRDA) is advising the public, and bringing to the government's attention, that the fact that milk is not considered a beverage in BC is hurting recycling efforts as well as the environment, but is rewarding big business.    

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Doppstadt to showcase the "INVENTHOR Type 9" shredder at IFAT

The INVENTHOR Type 9 shredder is the first machine in an entirely new generation of Doppstadt shredders.

Doppstadt's INVENTHOR Type 9 shredder, from the SMART SHREDDING LINE, is a new high-performance machine that is setting new market benchmarks when it comes to quality and performance. By bringing together the most innovative mechanical developments, innovative control and regulation systems, and a brand new noise emissions concept, Doppstadt has created an environmentally friendly cost-effective one-stop solution for the recycling sector. Thanks to its modular service-oriented construction and range of suspension variants, this machine is equally suited to use as a stationary fixture or in the service industry sector.

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​Wastequip closes acquisition by H.I.G. Capital, names Andreas Gruson Chairman of the Board

​Wastequip closes acquisition by H.I.G. Capital, names Andreas Gruson Chairman of the Board

Wastequip, a leading North American manufacturer of waste handling equipment, has announced the close of its acquisition by an affiliate of H.I.G. Capital, LLC (H.I.G.), a leading global private equity investment firm. As part of the deal, which was originally announced in early February, Wastequip has appointed Andreas Y. Gruson as chairman of its board of directors. Gruson brings more than 20 years of global waste industry and financial expertise to his role. 

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Machinex' latest MRF installation at City of High Point in North Carolina now in operation

Machinex' latest MRF installation, High Point, North Carolina.

Machinex has provided a new single-stream material recovery system for the City of High Point, North Carolina, which went operational in January, 2018. The City acquired this new system to improve their recovery rates as well as accommodate growing tonnage. The co-mingled recyclables are sourced from a portion of Guilford County and Jamestown, NC.

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Komptech's latest windrow turner set to turn heads at IFAT 2018

The Topturn X5000, Komptech's new self-propelled, high-capacity windrow turner.

The Topturn X-series is getting a new member. At IFAT 2018, taking place from May 14-18 in Munich, Germany, Komptech is presenting the Topturn X5000, a new self-propelled windrow turner that is ideal for the medium to high throughput range. Since introduced, the Topturn X4500 has proven itself as a starter machine for smaller compost facilities. The new Topturn X5000 model is the perfect machine for five metre-wide by two metre-tall windrows, as used at many larger facilities. If all of its performance potential is used to the fullest, the X5000 can turn up to 4,000 cubic metres of compost in an hour.

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ZenRobotics' latest technology to play central role at new, fully automated sorting centre in Geneva

ZenRobotics Ltd. and Sogetri, part of the Helvetia Environnement Group, have agreed on a delivery of robotic waste sorting systems to a new state-of-the-art waste sorting facility that will be built on Sogetri's existing site in Satigny, Switzerland. The construction of the new facility that will process more than 70.000 tons industrial waste annually will begin in June and the centre is expected to be operational in March, 2019.

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Komptech to present new machines and monitoring technology at IFAT 2018

Komptech's new Connect! system provides continuous monitoring, so machines can always be maintained based on their condition.

"Green Boost your business" is the motto under which Komptech is presenting its new communications technology Connect! at IFAT, along with all-new and updated machines for shredding, screening and turning. IFAT 2018 takes place in Munich Germany, from May 14-18.

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