Plant and equipment

How meta-mapping and AI can aid the circular economy

From AI in bins to ‘Uberisation’ and meta-mapping, the industrial and commercial waste management sector is awash with hi-tech data innovations.

The waste management and recycling sector as we know it emerged in the early 19th Century ...

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On the road to CARS & MRE

As we approach the Complete Auto Recycling Show & Metals Recycling Event, we take a closer look at what’s in store for visitors ahead of the 2018 show. And, with a record number of exhibitors, visitors and speakers in attendance, CARS & MRE is ...


Time to expect more from your conveyor belts

Conveying waste is a demanding task even for the very toughest of belts because it contains a multitude of elements that damage and destroy rubber.

The oils, fats and greases, found in household waste have a particularly detrimental ...




How AI robots could revolutionise MRF operations

Recycling processes must improve, now more than ever.

Recovery and diversion goals are rising, and so are quality requirements. Processors face the challenge of recovering more recyclable commodities from waste while simultaneously ...



Why 2018 could be a game-changer for RCVs

Landmark developments have studded the waste and recycling industry’s timeline. With technology changing at breakneck speed, 2018 could be a game-changer for RCVs.

Most developments in the new year will be focused on environmental, ...



RWW visits: Doosan Bobcat's European complex

Machinery is a vital component of the materials handling industry, and getting the right machine for the job can make or break a business. Given the tremendous initial expense, customers expect to get the very best out of their machines.


What 2018 has in store for balers

With so much innovation going on within the world of recycling, it’s perhaps understandable that the humble baler often gets overlooked. But 2018 could be a big year for this waste-handling technology, believes Jonathan Oldfield, managing director ...

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