Tomra unveils AUTOSORT FLAKE with triple-sorting capability for recycling

Tomra Sorting Recyclcing has unveiled its AUTOSORT FLAKE with triple-sorting capability for plastics recycling . AUTOSORT FLAKE provides analysis and sorting of waste-stream flakes by color and material at the same time while detecting metal. TOMRA Sorting’s Product Manager Recycling, Valerio Sama, said, “Compared to our first generation flake sorter introduced in 2010, the new generation […]

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Recycler Association publishes bale spec for PP containers

SEATTLE (Scrap Monster): The Association of Postconsumer Plastic Recyclers (APR) has published polypropylene (PP) bale specification. The specifications are aimed at reducing the contamination of PP recycled content material available in the market. Till date, bale specifications have been focused on PET (polyethylene terephthalate) and HDPE (high-density polyethylene) containers. According to the Association, the release […]

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Research unfolds innovative plastics sorting technique for recycling plants

BRUSSELS : A team of researchers from Germany-based Ludwig Maximilian University (LMU) has unveiled a new technique to efficiently sort plastic in recycling plants. The new process enhances plastic separation process through automated polymer identification techniques. The research was led by Professor Heinz Langhals of LMU’s Department of Chemistry. According to the press release published […]